|Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse||Pagani Huayra`|
|Price||$2.3 million (est)||$1.11 million (est)|
|Engine Type||830-liter quad-turbochargedW-16||6.0 twin turbocharged V-12|
|Horsepower||1200 hp||730 hp|
|Torque||1106 lb-ft||737 lb-ft|
|Weight||4387 lbs||2976 lbs|
|0-60mph||2.6 seconds||3.3 sec|
|Top Speed||255mph||230 mph|
|Fuel Economy (city)||8 mpg||23 mpg (est)|
DuPont Registry’s cover article this month puts the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse against the Pagani Huayra. Needless to say, these two cars are absolute powerhouses of machinery and few vehicles can rival their performance. Whether you pick the Italian Huayra or the French Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, you come out on top of the automotive world.
Bugatti’s Grand Sport Vitesse is a piece of automotive art. While it may be a bit unsettling to the average eye, it’s ungodly 8-Liter quad turbocharged W-16 engine makes up for what it lacks in aesthetics. The Veyron is a milestone in a long line of automotive engines. Nowhere before has an engine of a street legal car been so brutal and powerful. In the world today, the Veyron is regarded as the most powerful car on the streets and one of the most astounding pieces of machinery. Monet couldn’t have painted a better car. But Van Gogh wasn’t a car aficionado whereas Pagani’s Huayra might just be the car version of the Starry Night.
When Pagani designs his car, he doesn’t want it to just be powerful; he wants it to be beautifully powerful. All the of lines and curves of the Huayra serve a purpose. The body is constantly changing and shifting in order to give you the best performance possible. This constant shifting is necessary to hold the 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 on the ground. Never before has a street car handled so well under such high speeds. Pagani wanted as much downforce as possible when designing this car, he wanted it to hug the road but tear it to pieces at the same time. Not only is it gorgeous, but it is powerful and handles like a champion.
So which would you choose, the Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse, or the Pagani Huayra? Make sure you vote below!
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