Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Venom GT

0-60mph

Venom GT
2.5 s

Top speed

Sesto Elemento
217 mph
Venom GT
270 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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Way more expensive sticker price $2.20M vs $950k More than 2.2x more expensive harder to own
Lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 2,743 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

Reasons to consider the
Hennessey Venom GT

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Faster top speed 270 mph vs 217 mph 53 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM More than 2x stronger engine
Much more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM Around 2.2x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Significantly better power-to-weight ratio 2.29 lb/hp vs 3.86 lb/hp More than 40% better power-to-weight ratio
Bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 5,204 cc Around 20% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Sesto Elemento  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Lamborghini Hennessey
Price 2,200,000 950,000
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2010
Number built 20 30

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 RWD
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

engine

Displacement 5,204 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V10 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 217 mph 270 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 2.5 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 2,743 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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Hennessey Venom GT
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