Road Tests Real world tests of Huayra vs McLaren P1


3.3 s
McLaren P1
2.7 s

Top speed

231 mph
McLaren P1
217 mph

1/4 mile

10.26 s
McLaren P1
9.8 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Pagani Huayra

Reasons to consider the
Pagani Huayra

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Way more expensive sticker price $2.295M vs $1.2M Around 2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 231 mph vs 217 mph 14 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much bigger engine 6,000 cc vs 3,799 cc Around 60% bigger engine
More torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM vs 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of McLaren P1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren P1

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Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.3 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
More powerful engine 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM vs 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 9.8 s vs 10.26 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Better power-to-weight ratio 3.36 lb/hp vs 4.07 lb/hp More than 15% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Huayra  vs
McLaren P1 
Brand Pagani McLaren
Price 2,295,000 1,150,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2014


Body style Coupe Coupe


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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

road tests

Huayra  vs
McLaren P1 
Top speed 231 mph 217 mph
1/4 mile 10.26 s 9.8 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.07 lb/hp 3.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,000 cc 3,799 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Twin turbocharger

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,970 lb 3,036 lb
Width 80.2 in 76.6 in
Height 46 in 46.8 in
Length 181.3 in 180.6 in
Wheelbase 110 in 105.1 in
Pagani Huayra
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