Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Caparo T1

0-60mph

Top speed

Sesto Elemento
217 mph
Caparo T1
199 mph

Top Gear track time

Caparo T1
1:10.60

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 $345k Around 6.5x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 217 mph vs 199 mph 18 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Bigger engine 5,204 cc vs 3,500 cc Around 50% bigger engine
More torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM vs 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM Around 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of Caparo T1

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Caparo T1

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Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:10.60 vs 1:14.0 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Lighter curb weight 1,265 lb vs 2,200 lb Around 45% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Sesto Elemento  vs
Caparo T1 
Brand Lamborghini Caparo
Price 2,200,000 345,015
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 2.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,204 cc 3,500 cc
Cylinders V10 V8
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.66 in / 2.53 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Caparo T1 
Top speed 217 mph 199 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 2.5 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:10.60

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 RWD w/LSD
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 1,265 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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