Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs C16 Corvette

0-60mph

Top speed

Reventón Coupe
221 mph
C16 Corvette
206 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Reventón

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe

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Much more expensive sticker price $1M vs $116k More than 8.5x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 206 mph 15 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 5,967 cc Around 10% bigger engine
Front view of Callaway C16 Corvette

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Callaway C16 Corvette

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
More torque 582 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM vs 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM Around 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 11.1 s vs 11.6 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Lighter curb weight 3,300 lb vs 3,671 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Reventón  vs
C16 Corvette 
Brand Lamborghini Callaway
Price 1,000,000 116,000
Year 2007-2009 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.73 lb/hp 5.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM 616 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 582 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,496 cc 5,967 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 10.9:1
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 4 in / 3.62 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 3,300 lb
Width 80.9 in 72.6 in
Height 44.6 in 48 in
Length 184.7 in 174.6 in
Front track width 64.26 in 62.1 in
Wheelbase 104.73 in 105.7 in

road tests

Reventón  vs
C16 Corvette 
Top speed 221 mph 206 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 11.1 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 3.5 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 7.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
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 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 14.93 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes 13.95 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Front wheels 245/35 18 483/? 254
Rear wheels 335/30 18 508/? 305
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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