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Side view of Lamborghini Gallardo

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Lamborghini Gallardo

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Lamborghini Gallardo vs the Hennessey Venom GT2.

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT2

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Much more powerful engine 1,500 HP vs 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM 3x stronger engine
Much more expensive sticker price $950k vs $166k Around 5.8x more expensive harder to own
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Much bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 4,961 cc More than 40% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,685 lb vs 3,153 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Gallardo  vs
Venom GT2 
Brand Lamborghini Hennessey
Price 166,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2003-2008 2013

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD w/Viscous Traction System RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.56:1
2: 1.85:1
3: 1.42:1
4: 1.14:1
5: 0.94:1
6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.08:1 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 14.37 in Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 13.19 in Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 235/35 19 508/? 241
Rear wheels 483/? 279 508/? 318

power & handling

Gallardo  vs
Venom GT2 
Power-to-weight ratio 6.31 lb/hp 1.79 lb/hp
Maximum hp 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM 1,500 HP
Weight distribution 42%/58% 40%/60%
Steering system Unknown Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,961 cc 7,000 cc
Cylinders V10 V8
Air compressor None Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 8.8:1
Valves per cylinder 4 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,153 lb 2,685 lb
Width 74.8 in 77.2 in
Height 45.9 in 42.5 in
Length 169.3 in 183.3 in
Front track width 63.9 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 100.7 in 110.2 in
Lamborghini Gallardo
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