Road Tests Real world tests of Cerbera Speed 12 vs Ferrari Enzo

0-60mph

Top speed

Ferrari Enzo
218 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of TVR Cerbera Speed 12

Reasons to consider the
TVR Cerbera Speed 12

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 8.73 s vs 10.8 s Around 20% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 240 mph vs 218 mph 22 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 35% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM vs 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 7,730 cc vs 5,998 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,359 lb vs 3,009 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Back view of Ferrari Enzo

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Much more expensive sticker price $650k vs $245k Around 2.8x more expensive harder to own
Faster to 60mph 3.14 s vs 3.5 s More than 10% faster to 60mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Brand TVR Ferrari
Price 245,000 650,000
Year 2000-2000 2002-2005

design

Body style Coupe 2-seat Berlinetta

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Harrop LSD 2WD
Shift system Manual Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 457/? 279 245/35 19
Rear wheels 457/? 330 345/35 19

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,359 lb 3,009 lb
Width 77.2 in 80.1 in
Height 43.3 in 45.2 in
Length 169.3 in 185.1 in
Wheelbase 104 in 104.3 in

road tests

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Top speed 240 mph 218 mph
1/4 mile 8.73 s 10.8 s
0-60mph 3.5 s 3.14 s
0-100mph 6.3 s 6.4 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.95 lb/hp 4.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Maximum torque 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,730 cc 5,998 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 11.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.78 in / 3.5 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4
TVR Cerbera Speed 12
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