Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Ferrari FXX


Top speed

Sesto Elemento
217 mph
Ferrari FXX
244 mph

Top Gear track time

Ferrari FXX

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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Faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 2.8 s More than 10% faster to 60mph
More expensive sticker price $2.20M vs $1.816M More than 20% more expensive harder to own
Lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 2,546 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Ferrari FXX

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Really great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:10.70 vs 1:14.0 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Faster top speed 244 mph vs 217 mph 27 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM vs 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM More than 40% stronger engine
More torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM More than 25% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 6,262 cc vs 5,204 cc More than 20% bigger engine
Better power-to-weight ratio 3.18 lb/hp vs 3.86 lb/hp Around 20% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Sesto Elemento  vs
Ferrari FXX 
Brand Lamborghini Ferrari
Price 2,200,000 1,816,000
Type of car Concept car Race car
Year 2010 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 3.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,204 cc 6,262 cc
Cylinders V10 V12
Compression ratio 12.5:1 13.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.7 in / 2.96 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Ferrari FXX 
Top speed 217 mph 244 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 2.8 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:10.70


Drivetrain 4x4 2WD
Shift system Semi-automatic Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 2,546 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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