Road Tests Real world tests of LaFerrari vs Veyron


2.7 s
2.7 s
Ferrari says the132-lb pack is charged both under braking (including during full-ABS stops) and also in any event that the car’s traction control needs to bleed off torque to maintain control.
LaFerrari | by MotorTrend

Top speed

217 mph
253 mph
There’s no word on top speed, but Ferrari does claim that with a Fiorano lap-time of under 1:20, LaFerrari is a five seconds quicker around its home racetrack than the Enzo and more than three seconds quicker than Ferrari’s current front-engined flagship, the F12 Berlinetta.
LaFerrari | by MotorTrend

1/4 mile

9.72 s
10.2 s
Instead of being wasted, that extra torque is used to charge the battery.
LaFerrari | by MotorTrend

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ferrari LaFerrari

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari LaFerrari

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Significantly lighter curb weight 2,766 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 35% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster in the quarter mile 9.72 s vs 10.2 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Way higher redline 9,250 RPM vs 6,600 RPM More than 40% more revs
Better power-to-weight ratio 2.91 lb/hp vs 4.22 lb/hp More than 30% better power-to-weight ratio
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Reasons to consider the
Bugatti Veyron

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Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 217 mph 36 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Significantly more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 663 ft-lb @ 6,750 RPM Around 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Fewer cars built 300 vs 499 Around 40% fewer instances built
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 6,262 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Slightly more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $1.30M More than 15% more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs


LaFerrari  vs
Brand Ferrari Bugatti
Price 1,300,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2005
Number built 499 300


Body style Coupe Fastback coupe


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 7 N/A
Paddle shifters Standard Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,766 lb 4,162 lb
Width 78.4 in 78.7 in
Height 43.9 in 47.4 in
Length 185.1 in 175.6 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.7 in

road tests

LaFerrari  vs
Top speed 217 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 9.72 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.7 s
0-200kph 7 s 7.3 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.91 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 950 HP @ 9,000 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 663 ft-lb @ 6,750 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Max RPM 9,250 RPM 6,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 41%/59% 44%/56%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,262 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Compression ratio 13.5:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 2.96 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
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