Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs Caparo T1

0-60mph

Top speed

Reventón Coupe
221 mph
Caparo T1
199 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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Way more expensive sticker price $1M vs $345k Around 3x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 199 mph 22 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM vs 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM More than 55% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Much bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 3,500 cc More than 85% bigger engine
More powerful engine 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM More than 10% stronger engine
Side view of Caparo T1

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Caparo T1

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Much lighter curb weight 1,265 lb vs 3,671 lb 2.9x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster to 100mph 5.5 s vs 7.6 s Around 30% faster to 100mph
Faster in the quarter mile 11 s vs 11.6 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Reventón  vs
Caparo T1 
Brand Lamborghini Caparo
Price 1,000,000 345,015
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007-2009 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.73 lb/hp 2.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,496 cc 3,500 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 3.66 in / 2.53 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Reventón  vs
Caparo T1 
Top speed 221 mph 199 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 11 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 2.5 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 5.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 RWD w/LSD
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 14.93 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes 13.95 in Ventilated Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 1,265 lb
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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