Road Tests Real world tests of Huayra vs Aventador


Top speed

Top Gear track time

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Pagani Huayra

Reasons to consider the
Pagani Huayra

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Much more expensive sticker price $2.295M vs $376k More than 6x more expensive harder to own
Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Very sticky cornering g 1.66 g vs 1.01 g Around 65% sticky cornering g
Significantly more torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM vs 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 231 mph vs 217 mph 14 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:13.80 vs 1:16.50 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Lighter curb weight 2,970 lb vs 3,472 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe

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Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.3 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
Slightly bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 6,000 cc Around 10% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Huayra  vs
Brand Pagani Lamborghini
Price 2,295,000 376,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2011
City mileage 10 MPG 11 MPG
Highway mileage 14 MPG 17 MPG


Body style Coupe Coupe


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive 4WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,970 lb 3,472 lb
Width 80.2 in 79.9 in
Height 46 in 44.7 in
Length 181.3 in 188.2 in
Wheelbase 110 in 106.3 in

road tests

Huayra  vs
Top speed 231 mph 217 mph
1/4 mile 10.26 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s
Lateral acceleration 1.66 g 1.01 g
Top gear time 1:13.80 1:16.50

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.07 lb/hp 4.96 lb/hp
Maximum hp 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM
Maximum torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 44%/56% 43%/57%
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS


Displacement 6,000 cc 6,498 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor Twin turbocharger None
Pagani Huayra
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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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