Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs McLaren F1

0-60mph

Ultima GTR
3.3 s
McLaren F1
3.2 s

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
McLaren F1
242 mph

0-100mph

Ultima GTR
5.5 s
McLaren F1
6.3 s

1/4 mile

Ultima GTR
10.5 s
McLaren F1
11.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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Faster in the quarter mile 10.5 s vs 11.1 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 627 HP @ 7,500 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Side view of McLaren F1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren F1

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Way more expensive sticker price $970k vs $150k Around 6.5x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 242 mph vs 234 mph 8 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way higher redline 7,500 RPM vs 6,000 RPM 25% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
McLaren F1 
Brand Ultima McLaren
Price 150,000 970,000
Year 2000 1992-1998

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 4.01 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 627 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 455 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Max RPM 6,000 RPM 7,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 6,064 cc
Cylinders V8 V12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.62 in 3.4 in / 3.4 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
McLaren F1 
Top speed 234 mph 242 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 11.1 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 3.2 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 6.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD 2WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo 13.1 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc Brembo 12 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 457/? 229 432/? 229
Rear wheels 457/? 343 432/? 292

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 2,513 lb
Width 72.8 in 75.6 in
Height 42.1 in 44.1 in
Length 157.5 in 168.8 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 107.1 in
Ultima GTR
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