Road Tests Real world tests of Murciélago vs Ferrari Enzo

0-60mph

Top speed

0-100mph

Top Gear track time

1/4 mile

Nurburgring time

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Murciélago

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster

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Sticky cornering g 1.07 g vs 1.01 g More than 5% sticky cornering g
Bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 5,998 cc Around 10% bigger engine
Higher redline 8,500 RPM vs 8,200 RPM Around 5% more revs
Back view of Ferrari Enzo

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari Enzo

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Much more expensive sticker price $650k vs $311k More than 2x more expensive harder to own
Faster in the quarter mile 10.8 s vs 11.5 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 218 mph vs 211 mph 7 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Lighter curb weight 3,009 lb vs 3,671 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Murciélago  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Brand Lamborghini Ferrari
Price 311,100 650,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2004 2002-2005
Highest auction price 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, $253k, August 2009 2003 Ferrari Enzo, $1.3M, January 2013
City mileage 6 MPG 12 MPG
Highway mileage 12 MPG 18 MPG

design

Chief designer Luc Donckerwolke Ken Okuyama
Chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani Chris Dyer
Platform Lamborghini Murcielago Ferrari F50
Generation Second Generation First Generation
Body style Fastback coupe 2-seat Berlinetta
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Lamborghini 6-speed manual Ferrari F1 6-speed semi-automatic
Drivetrain 4x4 2WD
Shift system Manual Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 3.09:1
2: 2.1:1
3: 1.56:1
4: 1.24:1
5: 1.06:1
6: 0.94:1
Axle ratio 3.14:1 4.1:1
Paddle shifters Standard, Left Down / Right Up Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Active Damping, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Rear suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Active Damping, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes 14 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Ventilated Disc
Front tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Ferrari Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Scuderia 245/35 ZR 19
Front wheels 245/35 18 245/35 19
Wheel material Alloy Aluminum alloy
Rear tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Ferrari Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Scuderia 345/35 ZR 19
Rear wheels 335/30 18 345/35 19
Wheel material Alloy Aluminum alloy

road tests

Murciélago  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Top speed 211 mph 218 mph
1/4 mile 11.5 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.14 s
0-100mph 7 s 6.4 s
0-200kph 10.2 s 9.5 s
Lateral acceleration 1.07 g 1.01 g
Top gear time 1:19.80 1:19.0
20.6km nurburgring time 7:40.0 7:25.70
Drag coefficient 0.33 0.35

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.81 lb/hp 4.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 632 HP @ 8,000 RPM 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 8,500 RPM 8,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 42%/58% 43%/57%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Lamborghini 6.5L V12 Ferrari 6.0 L Tipo F140B V12
Displacement 6,496 cc 5,998 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 11.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in
Block material Aluminum Aluminum alloy
Cylinder head material Aluminum Aluminum alloy
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
VVT system Lamborghini VVT Ferrari VVT
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 3,009 lb
Width 81 in 80.1 in
Height 44.7 in 45.2 in
Length 181.5 in 185.1 in
Front track width 64.4 in 65.4 in
Wheelbase 104.9 in 104.3 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster
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