Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Murciélago

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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 $311k More than 7x more expensive harder to own
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:14.0 vs 1:19.80 More than 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 3.6 s More than 30% faster to 60mph
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 3,671 lb More than 40% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Lamborghini Murciélago

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster

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More torque 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 5,204 cc Around 25% bigger engine
More powerful engine 632 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM More than 10% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Sesto Elemento  vs
Murciélago 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 2,200,000 311,100
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2004

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 5.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 632 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,204 cc 6,496 cc
Cylinders V10 V12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.46 in / 3.5 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Murciélago 
Top speed 217 mph 211 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 3.6 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:19.80

transmission

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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 3,671 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster
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