Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs 458 Italia

0-60mph

Top speed

Reventón Coupe
221 mph
458 Italia
202 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

458 Italia
11.1 s

Braking distance at 60mph

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 $225k Around 4.5x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 202 mph 19 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 4,499 cc Around 45% bigger engine
More torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 570 HP @ 9,000 RPM More than 10% stronger engine
Front view of Ferrari 458 Italia

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Ferrari 458 Italia

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Faster stopping from 60mph 99 ft vs 111 ft More than 10% faster stopping from 60mph
Faster in the quarter mile 11.1 s vs 11.6 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Slightly faster to 100mph 6.5 s vs 7.6 s Around 15% faster to 100mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Reventón  vs
458 Italia 
Brand Lamborghini Ferrari
Price 1,000,000 225,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007-2009 2010
City mileage 6 MPG 9 MPG
Highway mileage 12 MPG 15 MPG

design

Chief designer Manfred Fitzgerald Pininfarina
Chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani Nevio di Giusto
Platform Lamborghini Reventon Ferrari F430
Generation First Generation First Generation
Body style Fastback coupe 2-seat Berlinetta
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Lamborghini E-Gear 6-speed semi-automatic Ferrari 7-speed dual clutch automatic
Drivetrain 4x4 2WD
Shift system Semi-automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Axle ratio 3.14:1 5.14:1
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 Short long arm, Independent
Rear suspension Dual struts, anti-roll, anti-dive and anti-squat bar w/ hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs, Independent Multi link, Independent
Front brakes 14.93 in Ventilated Disc 15.7 in Cross-drilled Disc
Rear brakes 13.95 in Ventilated Disc 14.2 in Cross-drilled Disc
Front tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Michelin Pilot Sport F1 235/35ZR20 92Y
Front wheels 245/35 18 235/35 20
Wheel material Alloy Aluminum alloy
Rear tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Michelin Pilot Sport F1 295/35ZR20 101Y
Rear wheels 335/30 18 295/35 20
Wheel material Alloy Aluminum alloy

road tests

Reventón  vs
458 Italia 
Top speed 221 mph 202 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 11.1 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 3.3 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 6.5 s
0-200kph 11.1 s 9.9 s
Distance 111 ft 99 ft
Drag coefficient 0.33 0.33

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.73 lb/hp 6.03 lb/hp
Maximum hp 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM 570 HP @ 9,000 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 398 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 42%/58% 43%/57%
Curb-to-curb turning radius 41.2 feet 37.4 feet
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Lamborghini 6.2L V12 Ferrari Tipo F136
Displacement 6,496 cc 4,499 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 3.7 in / 3.19 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 3,439 lb
Width 80.9 in 76.3 in
Height 44.6 in 47.8 in
Length 184.7 in 178.2 in
Front track width 64.26 in 65.8 in
Wheelbase 104.73 in 104.3 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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