Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs Caparo T1


Top speed

Reventón Coupe
221 mph
Caparo T1
199 mph


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


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


Displacement 6,496 cc 3,500 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
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


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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