01-25-2011, 08:54 PM
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Pagani Huayra Revealed Ahead of Geneva Debut
When you make machines as exotic, powerful and achingly beautiful as Pagani does, coming up with an encore is a tall order. The maker of ultra-rare exotics has, however, decided to do just that announcing that the Huayra would be the official successor to the Zonda. Now Pagani has revealed its latest destroyer of Prancing Horses and Raging Bulls well ahead of the car's planned debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March. |
Details are still sketchy from the translated press release, but it's clear that the Huayra makes over 700-hp and above 737 ft-lbs of torque from an Mercedes AMG-sourced 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12. Power makes it to the ground at the rear wheels through a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
No 0-60 mph time has been provided (and it's mostly irrelevant anyway) as the machine is able to reach speeds of 230-mph. And weighing under 3,000 lbs thanks to a carbon-titanium monocoque, it's certain to be an absolutely incredible track machine.
Outside, it's hard to miss the catfish mouth that's far less appealing than the timeless design of the Zonda. The Huayra also gets gullwing doors. The interior is typical Pagani extravagance, bordering on hideous, with enough carbon fiber to appease anyone and some stunning metal trim and cool blue lighting.
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