Road Tests Real world tests of Carrera GT vs Reventón

0-60mph

Top speed

Carrera GT
205 mph
Reventón Coupe
221 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Carrera GT
11.4 s

Braking distance at 60mph

Carrera GT
124 ft

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche Carrera GT

Reasons to consider the
Porsche Carrera GT

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More torque 590 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Lighter curb weight 3,042 lb vs 3,671 lb More than 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Lamborghini Reventón

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Reventón Coupe

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Faster stopping from 60mph 111 ft vs 124 ft More than 10% faster stopping from 60mph
Way more expensive sticker price $1M vs $440k More than 2.2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 221 mph vs 205 mph 16 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Fewer cars built 21 vs 1,270 60.5x fewer instances built
Bigger engine 6,496 cc vs 5,733 cc Around 15% bigger engine
Has an active suspension Yes vs No Somewhat common; Reacts to the road for a smoother ride

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Carrera GT  vs
Reventón 
Brand Porsche Lamborghini
Price 440,000 1,000,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2003-2007 2007-2009
City mileage 8 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 20 MPG 12 MPG
Number built 1,270 21

design

Chief designer Harm Lagaay Manfred Fitzgerald
Chief engineer Ferdinand Piëch Maurizio Reggiani
Platform Porsche Carrera Series Lamborghini Reventon
Generation First Generation First Generation
Body style 2-door roadster Fastback coupe
Top type Hard removable Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Porsche 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: 3.2:1
2: 1.87:1
3: 1.36:1
4: 1.07:1
5: 0.9:1
6: 0.75:1
Axle ratio 3.3:1 3.14:1
Paddle shifters N/A Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Porsche 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs 14.93 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Porsche 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs 13.95 in Ventilated Disc
Front tires Michelin Pilot Sport 2 Pirelli P Zero Rosso
Front wheels 265/35 19 245/35 18
Wheel material Alloy Alloy
Rear tires Michelin Pilot Sport 2 Pirelli P Zero Rosso
Rear wheels 335/30 20 335/30 18
Wheel material Alloy Alloy

road tests

Carrera GT  vs
Reventón 
Top speed 205 mph 221 mph
1/4 mile 11.4 s 11.6 s
0-60mph 3.9 s 3.4 s
0-100mph 7.1 s 7.6 s
0-200kph 9.9 s 11.1 s
Distance 124 ft 111 ft
Drag coefficient 0.4 0.33

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.97 lb/hp 5.73 lb/hp
Maximum hp 612 HP @ 8,000 RPM 641 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 487 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 3042%/-2942% 42%/58%
Curb-to-curb turning radius 34.8 feet 41.2 feet
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Porsche 5.7 V10 Lamborghini 6.2L V12
Displacement 5,733 cc 6,496 cc
Cylinders V10 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3 in 3.46 in / 3.5 in
Block material Aluminum alloy Aluminum
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,042 lb 3,671 lb
Width 75.6 in 80.9 in
Height 45.7 in 44.6 in
Length 181.5 in 184.7 in
Front track width 63.5 in 64.26 in
Wheelbase 107.5 in 104.73 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Porsche Carrera GT
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