Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Murciélago


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 $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


Sesto Elemento  vs
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


Displacement 5,204 cc 6,496 cc
Cylinders V10 V12
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
Top speed 217 mph 211 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 3.6 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:19.80


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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