Road Tests Real world tests of Rossion Q1 vs MP4-12C

0-60mph

Rossion Q1
3.2 s
MP4-12C
3.1 s

Top speed

Rossion Q1
185 mph
MP4-12C
205 mph

0-100mph

Rossion Q1
7.6 s
MP4-12C
5.9 s

1/4 mile

Rossion Q1
11.6 s
MP4-12C
11 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Rossion Q1

Reasons to consider the
Rossion Q1

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Lighter curb weight 2,500 lb vs 3,161 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of McLaren MP4-12C

Reasons to consider the
McLaren MP4-12C

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Faster top speed 205 mph vs 185 mph 20 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 591 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 450 HP More than 30% stronger engine
Faster to 100mph 5.9 s vs 7.6 s More than 20% faster to 100mph
Faster in the quarter mile 11 s vs 11.6 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More expensive sticker price $229k vs $91k More than 2.5x more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 3,799 cc vs 2,967 cc Around 30% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Rossion Q1  vs
MP4-12C 
Brand Rossion McLaren
Price 90,700 229,000
Year 2007 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.56 lb/hp 5.35 lb/hp
Maximum hp 450 HP 591 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 400 ft-lb 442 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,967 cc 3,799 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,500 lb 3,161 lb
Width 69.5 in 75.2 in
Height 45 in 47.2 in
Length 162 in 177.4 in
Wheelbase 96 in 105.1 in

road tests

Rossion Q1  vs
MP4-12C 
Top speed 185 mph 205 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 11 s
0-60mph 3.2 s 3.1 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 5.9 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 2WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 14.6 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 13.8 in Ventilated Disc
Rossion Q1
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McLaren MP4-12C
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