Just like the circuit-most spirited versions of the Zonda, the Huayra R packs a naturally-aspirated V12. As a replacement of use one borrowed from Mercedes-AMG, though, Pagani’s unique multi-million Euro notice toy has an engine “designed from the ground up” by none diverse than HWA AG. The German firm became on the aid of the legendary Mercedes CLK GTR, and extra no longer too prolonged within the past had a hand in constructing one more N/A V12 supercar – the Apollo IE.
While we’ll must wait a tiny longer sooner than we hear the Huayra R pushed in anger, we can relish an early preview from this bench-testing footage. And candy lord, does it sound honest appropriate.
The engine tops out either at 9000rpm or 9200rpm (Pagani has quoted each of these figures – we’ve contacted them for clarification), screaming via Inconel utilize manifolds with equal-size tubes constructing that classic Pagani noise.
The 6.0-litre unit is impressively gentle at 198kg and would possibly perchance perhaps perhaps perhaps lag for approximately 6000 miles between services. It forms a wired member of the chassis and drives the rear wheels via a six-speed sequential gearbox.
Sadly for us commonplace folks, the carbon fibre equipment all of here is wrapped in prices €2.6 million. Plus taxes.