Road Tests Real world tests of Huayra vs Veyron

0-60mph

Huayra
3.3 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Huayra
231 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Top Gear track time

Huayra
1:13.80
Veyron
1:18.30

1/4 mile

Huayra
10.26 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Pagani Huayra

Reasons to consider the
Pagani Huayra

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Really great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:13.80 vs 1:18.30 More than 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Sticky cornering g 1.66 g vs 1.4 g Around 20% sticky cornering g
More expensive sticker price $2.295M vs $1.50M Around 55% more expensive harder to own
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,970 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Veyron

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Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.3 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 231 mph 22 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM More than 35% stronger engine
More torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM Around 25% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Much bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 6,000 cc Around 35% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Huayra  vs
Veyron 
Brand Pagani Bugatti
Price 2,295,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2005
City mileage 10 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 14 MPG 13 MPG

design

Body style Coupe Fastback coupe

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 7 N/A

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,970 lb 4,162 lb
Width 80.2 in 78.7 in
Height 46 in 47.4 in
Length 181.3 in 175.6 in
Wheelbase 110 in 106.7 in

road tests

Huayra  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 231 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 10.26 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s
Lateral acceleration 1.66 g 1.4 g
Top gear time 1:13.80 1:18.30

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.07 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 44%/56% 44%/56%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,000 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Pagani Huayra
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Bugatti Veyron
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