Road Tests Real world tests of Zonda vs Reventón

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Pagani Zonda Roadster F Clubsport

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Better power-to-weight ratio 4.34 lb/hp vs 5.73 lb/hp Around 25% better power-to-weight ratio
Lighter curb weight 2,822 lb vs 3,671 lb Around 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More torque 575 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM Around 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 7,291 cc vs 6,496 cc More than 10% bigger engine
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Faster in the quarter mile 11.6 s vs 12.1 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 3.4 s vs 3.6 s More than 5% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 214 mph 7 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Zonda  vs
Reventón 
Brand Pagani Lamborghini
Price 1,000,000 1,000,000
Year 2006 2007-2009
City mileage 12 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 22 MPG 12 MPG

design

Chief designer Horacio Pagani Manfred Fitzgerald
Platform Pagani Zonda Platform Lamborghini Reventon
Generation First Generation First Generation
Body style 2-door roadster Fastback coupe
Top type Soft removable Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Pagani 6 Speed manual Lamborghini E-Gear 6-speed semi-automatic
Drivetrain 2WD 4x4
Shift system Manual Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.88:1
2: 1.77:1
3: 1.27:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.83:1
6: 0.71:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.14:1
Paddle shifters N/A Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Alunimum Alloy Wishbones w/Pull-Rod Springs, Olhins Adjustable Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent Dual struts, anti-roll, anti-dive and anti-squat bar w/ hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs, Independent
Rear suspension Alunimum Alloy Wishbones w/Pull-Rod Springs, Olhins Adjustable Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar, Independent Dual struts, anti-roll, anti-dive and anti-squat bar w/ hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs, Independent
Front brakes Brembo 14.9 in Ventilated Discs 14.93 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 14.9 in Ventilated Discs 13.95 in Ventilated Disc
Front tires Michelin 225/35x19 Pilot Sport 2 Pirelli P Zero Rosso
Front wheels 483/? 229 245/35 18
Wheel material Forged Aluminium/Magnesium Alloy Alloy
Rear tires Michelin 335/30x20 Pilot Sport 2 Pirelli P Zero Rosso
Rear wheels 508/? 330 335/30 18
Wheel material Forged Aluminium/Magnesium Alloy Alloy

road tests

Zonda  vs
Reventón 
Top speed 214 mph 221 mph
1/4 mile 12.1 s 11.6 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.4 s
Drag coefficient 0.37 0.33

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.34 lb/hp 5.73 lb/hp
Maximum hp 650 HP @ 6,200 RPM 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 575 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 46%/54% 42%/58%
Steering system Rack and pinion w/variable power assist Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Mercedes-Benz M180 V12 Lamborghini 6.2L V12
Displacement 7,291 cc 6,496 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 3.64 in 3.46 in / 3.5 in
Block material Aluminum alloy Aluminum
Cylinder head material Aluminum alloy Aluminum
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
VVT system Generic VVT Lamborghini VVT
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 3,671 lb
Width 80.9 in 80.9 in
Height 44.9 in 44.6 in
Length 174.6 in 184.7 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 104.73 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Pagani Zonda Roadster F Clubsport
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Lamborghini Reventón Coupe
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