Road Tests Real world tests of S7 Twin Turbo Competition vs Veyron

0-60mph

Top speed

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition

Reasons to consider the
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition

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Significantly lighter curb weight 2,950 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Veyron

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $555k Around 2.8x more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 6,991 cc Around 15% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

S7 Twin Turbo Competition  vs
Veyron 
Brand Saleen Bugatti
Price 555,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2006 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.95 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,000 HP 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM 6,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,991 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V8 W16
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.8:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 4.12 in / 4 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

S7 Twin Turbo Competition  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 248 mph 253 mph
0-60mph 2.6 s 2.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Limited Slip Differential 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 2.86:1
2: 1.61:1
3: 1.14:1
4: 0.96:1
5: 0.81:1
6: 0.64:1
7: 0.55:1
Axle ratio 3.7:1 3.64:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Brembo Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 483/? 241 265/22 20
Rear wheels 508/? 305 365/25 21

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,950 lb 4,162 lb
Width 78.3 in 78.7 in
Height 41 in 47.4 in
Length 188 in 175.6 in
Front track width 68.8 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.7 in
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition
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