Road Tests Real world tests of Huayra vs Nissan GT-R

0-60mph

Huayra
3.3 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s

Top speed

Huayra
231 mph
Nissan GT-R
195 mph

Top Gear track time

Huayra
1:13.80
Nissan GT-R
1:19.70

1/4 mile

Huayra
10.26 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s

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 $90k 25.5x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 231 mph vs 195 mph 36 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Significantly more torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM vs 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM Around 60% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:13.80 vs 1:19.70 More than 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
More powerful engine 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM vs 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM Around 35% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 6,000 cc vs 3,800 cc Around 60% bigger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 10.26 s vs 10.8 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Lighter curb weight 2,970 lb vs 3,819 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Nissan GT-R

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Nissan GT-R

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Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.3 s Around 20% faster to 60mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Huayra  vs
Nissan GT-R 
Brand Pagani Nissan
Price 2,295,000 89,950
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2012
City mileage 10 MPG 16 MPG
Highway mileage 14 MPG 23 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.07 lb/hp 7.05 lb/hp
Maximum hp 730 HP @ 7,500 RPM 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Maximum torque 740 ft-lb @ 5,700 RPM 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,970 lb 3,819 lb
Width 80.2 in 74.6 in
Height 46 in 53.9 in
Length 181.3 in 183.3 in
Wheelbase 110 in 109.4 in

road tests

Huayra  vs
Nissan GT-R 
Top speed 231 mph 195 mph
1/4 mile 10.26 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s
Top gear time 1:13.80 1:19.70

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

engine

Displacement 6,000 cc 3,800 cc
Cylinders V12 V6
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Pagani Huayra
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Nissan GT-R
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