Road Tests Real world tests of Cerbera Speed 12 vs Ford GT

0-60mph

Top speed

Ford GT
205 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Ford GT
11.7 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Much faster in the quarter mile 8.73 s vs 11.7 s More than 25% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 240 mph vs 205 mph 35 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way more more powerful engine 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM vs 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM More than 45% stronger engine
More torque 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Much bigger engine 7,730 cc vs 5,409 cc Around 45% bigger engine
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,359 lb vs 3,500 lb Around 35% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More expensive sticker price $245k vs $150k Around 65% more expensive harder to own
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
Ford GT 
Brand TVR Ford
Price 245,000 150,000
Year 2000-2000 2003-2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.95 lb/hp 6.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,730 cc 5,409 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1 8.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.78 in / 3.5 in 3.55 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
Ford GT 
Top speed 240 mph 205 mph
1/4 mile 8.73 s 11.7 s
0-60mph 3.5 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 6.3 s 8 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Harrop LSD RWD w/Helical LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 457/? 279 457/? 229
Rear wheels 457/? 330 483/? 292

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,359 lb 3,500 lb
Width 77.2 in 76.9 in
Height 43.3 in 44.3 in
Length 169.3 in 182.8 in
Wheelbase 104 in 106.7 in
TVR Cerbera Speed 12
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