Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs Veyron

0-60mph

Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Reventón Coupe
221 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Veyron
10.2 s

Braking distance at 60mph

Veyron
103 ft

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Reventón

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe

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Fewer cars built 21 vs 300 14.3x fewer instances built
Lighter curb weight 3,671 lb vs 4,162 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

Reasons to consider the
Bugatti Veyron

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Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM Around 90% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
A lot faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.4 s More than 20% faster to 60mph
A lot faster in the quarter mile 10.2 s vs 11.6 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 221 mph 32 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way more more powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM Around 55% stronger engine
Faster stopping from 60mph 103 ft vs 111 ft More than 5% faster stopping from 60mph
More expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $1M 50% more expensive harder to own
Significantly better power-to-weight ratio 4.22 lb/hp vs 5.73 lb/hp More than 25% better power-to-weight ratio
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 6,496 cc Around 25% bigger engine
A lot faster to 200kph 7.3 s vs 11.1 s Around 35% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Reventón  vs
Veyron 
Brand Lamborghini Bugatti
Price 1,000,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007-2009 2005
City mileage 6 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 12 MPG 13 MPG
Number built 21 300

design

Chief designer Manfred Fitzgerald Jozef Kaban
Chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani Wolfgang Schreiber
Platform Lamborghini Reventon Diablo VT
Generation First Generation First Generation
Body style Fastback coupe Fastback coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Lamborghini E-Gear 6-speed semi-automatic Bugatti DSG 7-speed
Drivetrain 4x4 4x4
Shift system Semi-automatic 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
7: 0.55:1
Axle ratio 3.14:1 3.64:1
Paddle shifters Standard, Left Down / Right Up Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Dual struts, anti-roll, anti-dive and anti-squat bar w/ hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Rear suspension Dual struts, anti-roll, anti-dive and anti-squat bar w/ hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Front brakes 14.93 in Ventilated Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes 13.95 in Ventilated Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Michelin Pilot Sport
Front wheels 245/35 18 265/22 20
Wheel material Alloy Forged Aluminum
Rear tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Michelin Pilot Sport
Rear wheels 335/30 18 365/25 21
Wheel material Alloy Forged Aluminum

road tests

Reventón  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 221 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 5.1 s
0-200kph 11.1 s 7.3 s
Distance 111 ft 103 ft
Drag coefficient 0.33 0.35

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.73 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 42%/58% 44%/56%
Curb-to-curb turning radius 41.2 feet 39.4 feet
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Lamborghini 6.2L V12 Bugatti 8.0L W16
Displacement 6,496 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Block material Aluminum Alloy
Cylinder head material Aluminum Alloy
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
VVT system Lamborghini VVT Bugatti VVT
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 4,162 lb
Width 80.9 in 78.7 in
Height 44.6 in 47.4 in
Length 184.7 in 175.6 in
Front track width 64.26 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 104.73 in 106.7 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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