Of course it’s the biggest week in cars this week with the Geneva motor show happening in Switzerland. There have been many reveals of new cars such as the Toyota FT-86, the Rolls Royce Wraith and the Porsche 911 GT3. But then of course we have the big ones. Of course I’m talking about the Ferrari Laferrari,(stupid name) the McLaren P1, and the Lamborghini Veneno.
The Laferrari to those who don’t know is basically the Enzo 2. This is probably the biggest reveal of a car for a number of years. The Laferrari has been a revelation for people around the world. The new car has a hybrid 6.3 litre V12 that produces 790BHP with the electric motor bringing another 160BHP to the party that’s a total of 950BHP with a total of 663lb-ft of torque. This will probably be one of the biggest cars ever. However the top speed of it is just over 217MPH, which frankly I find quite disappointing as I thought it would be faster.
The P1 is the long awaited replacement of the McLaren F1 and yet it’s no way near as fast as the old fire-spitting monster. The top speed is only 217MPH. This thanks to a tweaked version of the MP4-12C’s twin turbo V8 putting out 727BHP with an added bonus of 176BHP from an electric motor. (Funny trend with these leccy motors) That’s 903BHP all together with 664lb-ft of torque. That’s just 1 more lb-ft than the Laferrari.
And now finally we have the Lamborghini Veneno this was a big surprise for many at Geneva and came totally unexpected. I think this is probably the most awesome looking car Lambo have ever made. This has a boosted version of the Aventador’s engine, a 6.5 litre V12 bringing 739BHP and that brings a top speed faster than both the P1 and the Laferrari. 220MPH. frankly I think this car is the best looking of the three I’ve mentioned. But with a price tag of €3,000,000 and only 3 being made its very unlikely you’ll ever see one.