Road Tests Real world tests of Reventón vs Murciélago

Top speed

1/4 mile

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 $311k Around 3.2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 211 mph 10 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Side view of Lamborghini Murciélago

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster

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Faster stopping from 60mph 107 ft vs 111 ft Around 5% faster stopping from 60mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Reventón  vs
Murciélago 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 1,000,000 311,100
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007-2009 2004
City mileage 6 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 12 MPG 12 MPG

design

Chief designer Manfred Fitzgerald Luc Donckerwolke
Chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani Maurizio Reggiani
Platform Lamborghini Reventon Lamborghini Murcielago
Generation First Generation Second Generation
Body style Fastback coupe Fastback coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Lamborghini E-Gear 6-speed semi-automatic Lamborghini 6-speed manual
Drivetrain 4x4 4x4
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.09:1
2: 2.11:1
3: 1.57:1
4: 1.24:1
5: 1.07:1
6: 0.94:1
Axle ratio 3.14:1 3.14:1
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 Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Active Damping, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent
Rear suspension Dual struts, anti-roll, anti-dive and anti-squat bar w/ hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs, Independent Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Active Damping, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent
Front brakes 14.93 in Ventilated Disc 15 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes 13.95 in Ventilated Disc 14 in Ventilated Disc
Front tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Pirelli P Zero Rosso
Front wheels 245/35 18 245/35 18
Wheel material Alloy Alloy
Rear tires Pirelli P Zero Rosso Pirelli P Zero Rosso
Rear wheels 335/30 18 335/30 18
Wheel material Alloy Alloy

road tests

Reventón  vs
Murciélago 
Top speed 221 mph 211 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 11.5 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 7 s
0-200kph 11.1 s 10.2 s
Distance 111 ft 107 ft
Drag coefficient 0.33 0.33

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.73 lb/hp 5.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM 632 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 42%/58% 42%/58%
Curb-to-curb turning radius 41.2 feet 41.2 feet
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Lamborghini 6.2L V12 Lamborghini 6.5L V12
Displacement 6,496 cc 6,496 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 3.5 in 3.46 in / 3.5 in
Block material Aluminum Aluminum
Cylinder head material Aluminum Aluminum
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
VVT system Lamborghini VVT Lamborghini VVT
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 3,671 lb
Width 80.9 in 81 in
Height 44.6 in 44.7 in
Length 184.7 in 181.5 in
Front track width 64.26 in 64.4 in
Wheelbase 104.73 in 104.9 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster
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