Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Audi R8

0-60mph

Top speed

Top Gear track time

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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Much more expensive sticker price $2.20M vs $146k More than 15x more expensive harder to own
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:14.0 vs 1:21.60 Around 10% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Faster top speed 217 mph vs 195 mph 22 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 3.4 s More than 25% faster to 60mph
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 3,564 lb Around 40% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Slightly more powerful engine 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 518 HP @ 8,000 RPM More than 10% stronger engine
Default view of Audi R8

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Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro vs the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Sesto Elemento  vs
Audi R8 
Brand Lamborghini Audi
Price 2,200,000 146,000
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 6.88 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 518 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 392 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,204 cc 5,200 cc
Cylinders V10 V10
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.33 in / 3.65 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Audi R8 
Top speed 217 mph 195 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 3.4 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:21.60

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 Permanent Quattro 4WD w/Electronic Diffential Lock (EDL)
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 3,564 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro
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