Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Gallardo

0-60mph

Gallardo
4.7 s

Top speed

Sesto Elemento
217 mph
Gallardo
191 mph

Top Gear track time

Gallardo
1:25.80

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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Much more expensive sticker price $2.20M vs $166k More than 13.2x more expensive harder to own
Really great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:14.0 vs 1:25.80 Around 15% great lap time on the Top Gear track
A lot faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 4.7 s More than 45% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 217 mph vs 191 mph 26 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 3,153 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More powerful engine 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Sesto Elemento  vs
Gallardo 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 2,200,000 166,000
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2003-2008

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 6.31 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 377 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

engine

Displacement 5,204 cc 4,961 cc
Cylinders V10 V10
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.25 in / 3.65 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Gallardo 
Top speed 217 mph 191 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 4.7 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:25.80

transmission

Drivetrain 4x4 4WD w/Viscous Traction System
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo 14.37 in Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo 13.19 in Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 3,153 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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