Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs Veyron

0-60mph

Ultima GTR
3.3 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Ultima GTR
5.5 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Top Gear track time

Ultima GTR
1:12.80
Veyron
1:18.30

1/4 mile

Ultima GTR
10.5 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:12.80 vs 1:18.30 More than 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,310 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 45% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

Reasons to consider the
Bugatti Veyron

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $150k 10x more expensive harder to own
Much more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM Around 2.2x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more more powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM Around 40% stronger engine
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 234 mph 19 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 6,400 cc Around 25% bigger engine
Higher redline 6,600 RPM vs 6,000 RPM 10% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
Veyron 
Brand Ultima Bugatti
Price 150,000 1,500,000
Year 2000 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM 6,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V8 W16
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.62 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 234 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 5.1 s
Top gear time 1:12.80 1:18.30

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 5 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/? 229 265/22 20
Rear wheels 457/? 343 365/25 21

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 4,162 lb
Width 72.8 in 78.7 in
Height 42.1 in 47.4 in
Length 157.5 in 175.6 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.7 in
Ultima GTR
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