Road Tests Real world tests of Aventador vs C-Metisse Concept

Top speed

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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Faster top speed 217 mph vs 155 mph 62 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM vs 248 HP More than 2.8x stronger engine
Front view of Citroën C-Metisse Concept

Reasons to consider the
Citroën C-Metisse Concept

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Significantly more torque 737 ft-lb vs 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Lighter curb weight 3,086 lb vs 3,472 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Aventador  vs
C-Metisse Concept 
Brand Lamborghini Citroën
Year 2011 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.96 lb/hp 12.44 lb/hp
Maximum hp 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM 248 HP
Maximum torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 737 ft-lb
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

road tests

Aventador  vs
C-Metisse Concept 
Top speed 217 mph 155 mph


Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6


Cylinders V12 V6

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,472 lb 3,086 lb
Width 79.9 in 78.7 in
Height 44.7 in 48.8 in
Length 188.2 in 186.6 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 118.1 in
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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Citroën C-Metisse Concept
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