Road Tests Real world tests of Aventador vs Caparo T1

0-60mph

Top speed

0-100mph

Top Gear track time

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe

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Significantly more torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM Around 65% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 217 mph vs 199 mph 18 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 3,500 cc More than 85% bigger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 10.2 s vs 11 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM vs 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM More than 20% stronger engine
Side view of Caparo T1

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Caparo T1

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Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:10.60 vs 1:16.50 Around 10% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Much lighter curb weight 1,265 lb vs 3,472 lb 2.7x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Aventador  vs
Caparo T1 
Brand Lamborghini Caparo
Price 376,000 345,015
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.96 lb/hp 2.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,498 cc 3,500 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 3.01 in 3.66 in / 2.53 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Aventador  vs
Caparo T1 
Top speed 217 mph 199 mph
1/4 mile 10.2 s 11 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.5 s
0-100mph 5.8 s 5.5 s
Top gear time 1:16.50 1:10.60

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD RWD w/LSD
Shift system Automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15.75 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes 14.96 in Ventilated Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,472 lb 1,265 lb
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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