Monteverdi Hai 450 SS 

  • $27k
  • 1970
  • 450 HP 7.0L
  • 180 mph
To show the world that Swiss engineering could keep up with the likes of Lamborghini, Maserati and Ferrari, Peter Monteverdi built the Hai 450.
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The original prototype was sold by Monteverdi in 1971 to Karl-Heinz Schuberth and then traded several times in Europe.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Monteverdi Hai 450 SS

0-60mph

Hai 450 SS
4.9 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Hai 450 SS
180 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

Hai 450 SS
12.15 s
GT 86
15.3 s
Agera R
10.1 s

Data points Key details of the Monteverdi Hai 450 SS

Price

Hai 450 SS
$27k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Hai 450 SS
450 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Monteverdi Hai 450 SS

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Monteverdi initially planned to produce 49 copies, but production was halted after the two first examples.
Of the four cars, it's the only one known designated as a Hai 450 SS.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Monteverdi
Price $27,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1970

design

Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.4:1
  2. 2: 1.4:1
  3. 3: 1:1
  4. 4: 0.9:1
  5. 5: 0.8:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 180 mph
1/4 mile 12.15 s
0-60mph 4.9 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.11 lb/hp
Maximum hp 450 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 490 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,974 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.25:1
Bore/stroke 4.25 in / 3.75 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,750 lb
Width 70.4 in
Height 40.5 in
Length 171 in
Front track width 59 in
Wheelbase 100.3 in
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