Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Aventador

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 $376k More than 5.8x more expensive harder to own
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 3,472 lb More than 35% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:14.0 vs 1:16.50 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe

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More powerful engine 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM vs 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
More torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM Around 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 5,204 cc Around 25% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Sesto Elemento  vs
Aventador 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 2,200,000 376,000
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 4.96 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS

engine

Displacement 5,204 cc 6,498 cc
Cylinders V10 V12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 11.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.74 in / 3.01 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Aventador 
Top speed 217 mph 217 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 2.7 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:16.50

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 4WD
Shift system Semi-automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.75 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.96 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 3,472 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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