Road Tests Real world tests of Aventador vs Venom GT

0-60mph

Top speed

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe

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Higher redline 8,250 RPM vs 7,200 RPM Around 15% more revs
Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

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Faster top speed 270 mph vs 217 mph 53 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM More than 70% stronger engine
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Significantly more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 65% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $950k vs $376k More than 2.5x more expensive harder to own
Lighter curb weight 2,743 lb vs 3,472 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Slightly faster to 200kph 7 s vs 8.6 s Around 20% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Aventador  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Lamborghini Hennessey
Price 376,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2010

design

Body style Coupe Coupe

transmission

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

engine

Displacement 6,498 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.8:1 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 3.01 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Aventador  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 217 mph 270 mph
1/4 mile 10.2 s 9.95 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.5 s
0-100mph 5.8 s 5.3 s
0-200kph 8.6 s 7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.96 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Max RPM 8,250 RPM 7,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 43%/57% 40%/60%
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15.75 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes 14.96 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 255/35 19 265/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 305 345/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,472 lb 2,743 lb
Width 79.9 in 77.2 in
Height 44.7 in 42.5 in
Length 188.2 in 183.3 in
Front track width 68 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 110.2 in
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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