Road Tests Real world tests of Cerbera Speed 12 vs Veyron

0-60mph

Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Veyron
10.2 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
TVR Cerbera Speed 12

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Faster in the quarter mile 8.73 s vs 10.2 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,359 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 45% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
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Bugatti Veyron

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $245k More than 6x more expensive harder to own
Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Significantly more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 240 mph 13 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 100mph 5.1 s vs 6.3 s Around 20% faster to 100mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
Veyron 
Brand TVR Bugatti
Price 245,000 1,500,000
Year 2000-2000 2005

design

Body style Coupe Fastback coupe

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Harrop LSD 4x4
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 457/? 279 265/22 20
Rear wheels 457/? 330 365/25 21

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,359 lb 4,162 lb
Width 77.2 in 78.7 in
Height 43.3 in 47.4 in
Length 169.3 in 175.6 in
Wheelbase 104 in 106.7 in

road tests

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 240 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 8.73 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.5 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 6.3 s 5.1 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.95 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,730 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.78 in / 3.5 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4
TVR Cerbera Speed 12
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