Pagani Huayra Review

Pagani Huayra is a successor to Pagani Zonda. This Italian car
was named „The Hyper car of 2012” by Top Gear
magazine, and is still the fastest car to ever go through the
Top Gear test track. It made an appearance in the
movie Transformers: Age of Extinction.

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Exterior

As for the body style, the huayra is a classy two-door
berlinetta sports car. The designers of this model never left
the original idea of active aerodynamics. The entire car is
shaped like an elliptical wing, in fact, the flaps of the upper
part of the car are designed to behave like little wings. If
the driver suddenly turns the wheel, the flaps act in order to
prevent excess body roll. Whereas under braking, the flaps lift
to behave like air brakes.

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Interior

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The interior of the Huayra is unlike anything you’ve ever seen
before. Your mind will be blown. It’s a masterpiece, beyond any
compare. The seats are heavenly comfortable, center console is
jaw-dropping gorgeous, and the transmission selector is worthy
of praise. Mr. Pagani, the chief designer, also took care of
powerful high-end stereo systems.

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The panel of the navigation screen and climate controls
consists in a single 15-pound block of aluminum and is fitted
with delicate buttons made to resemble a clarinet keys, because
Pagani is a passionate amateur musician.

All in all, Pagani Huayra is a product of top quality
craftsmanship.

Engine and performance

The Huayra uses Mercedes-AMG M158 V12 twin-Turbo 6.0 l engine.
It was designed to reduce turbo lag and improve response,
realized with smaller turbos, a
different intercooler configuration and re-programmed
ECU settings.

Overall displacement is 5980 cc.

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With the power of 730 hp, it produces 1000 Nm of torque. Its
maximum speed is about 231 mph (372 km/h), and is capable of
developing acceleration 0-60 miles per hour (100 km/h) within
3.2 seconds.

As for the gearbox, it’s a transverse sequential seven speed
gearbox – AMT robotized system with driving programs. The
transmission can be set to comfort mode or sports mode.

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The car is equipped with Brembo brake calipers,
rotors and pads. The calipers have four pistons in front and
four in the rear. The rotors are drilled carbon ceramic.

Price and release date

Pagani Huayra made an official debut in Geneva Auto Salon in
March 2011 and its base price was $1,070,500. In February 2015,
it was announced that Pagani Huayra has been sold out, because
there were only 100 units produced. However, it was also
announced that the roadster version of this car will make its
debut in Geneva Motor Show in 2016.

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