Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs Gallardo

0-60mph

Top speed

Reventón Coupe
221 mph
Gallardo
191 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Gallardo
12.3 s

Braking distance at 60mph

Gallardo
114 ft

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 $166k More than 6x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 191 mph 30 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM Around 30% stronger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 11.6 s vs 12.3 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM Around 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 4,961 cc More than 30% bigger engine
Slightly faster stopping from 60mph 111 ft vs 114 ft Around 5% faster stopping from 60mph
Faster to 200kph 11.1 s vs 13 s Around 15% faster to 200kph
Side view of Lamborghini Gallardo

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Lamborghini Gallardo

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Lighter curb weight 3,153 lb vs 3,671 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Reventón  vs
Gallardo 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 1,000,000 166,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007-2009 2003-2008
City mileage 6 MPG 9 MPG
Highway mileage 12 MPG 15 MPG

design

Body style Fastback coupe Coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 4WD w/Viscous Traction System
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
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 3.08:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 14.93 in Ventilated Disc Brembo 14.37 in Disc
Rear brakes 13.95 in Ventilated Disc Brembo 13.19 in Disc
Front wheels 245/35 18 235/35 19
Rear wheels 335/30 18 483/? 279

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 3,153 lb
Width 80.9 in 74.8 in
Height 44.6 in 45.9 in
Length 184.7 in 169.3 in
Front track width 64.26 in 63.9 in
Wheelbase 104.73 in 100.7 in

road tests

Reventón  vs
Gallardo 
Top speed 221 mph 191 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 12.3 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 4.7 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 8.4 s
0-200kph 11.1 s 13 s
Distance 111 ft 114 ft

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.73 lb/hp 6.31 lb/hp
Maximum hp 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 377 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 42%/58% 42%/58%
Curb-to-curb turning radius 41.2 feet 37.7 feet
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

engine

Displacement 6,496 cc 4,961 cc
Cylinders V12 V10
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 3.25 in / 3.65 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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