Road Tests Real world tests of Aventador vs Ferrari FXX

Top speed

Top Gear track time

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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Slightly bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 6,262 cc Around 5% bigger engine
Side view of Ferrari FXX

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.816M vs $376k More than 4.8x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 244 mph vs 217 mph 27 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:10.70 vs 1:16.50 Around 10% great lap time on the Top Gear track
More powerful engine 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM vs 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,546 lb vs 3,472 lb More than 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Aventador  vs
Ferrari FXX 
Brand Lamborghini Ferrari
Price 376,000 1,816,000
Type of car Production car Race car
Year 2011 2005

design

Body style Coupe Coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD 2WD
Shift system Automatic Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Independent Short long arm, Independent
Rear suspension Independent Short long arm, Independent
Front brakes 15.75 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes 14.96 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 255/35 19 245/35 19
Wheel material Steel Alloy
Rear wheels 508/? 305 245/35 19

road tests

Aventador  vs
Ferrari FXX 
Top speed 217 mph 244 mph
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.8 s
Top gear time 1:16.50 1:10.70

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.96 lb/hp 3.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM
Maximum torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,498 cc 6,262 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.8:1 13.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 3.01 in 3.7 in / 2.96 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,472 lb 2,546 lb
Width 79.9 in 2,035 in
Height 44.7 in 1,147 in
Length 188.2 in 185.1 in
Front track width 68 in 65.4 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.3 in
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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