Let us start with a peculiar note, and it’s pronounced ‘H-wire-ah.’ It is the successor to the Pagani Zonda, which was a mighty type car. And it gets its name from a South American wind god called Huayra Tata. The Huayra is a mid-engined hypercar with a better power-to-weight ratio than a Bugatti Veyron SS.
The 1,350kg weighing Huayra uses a 6.0-liter AMG-sourced 60-degree V12 with two turbos. And it gets itself 700 bhp and 728lb ft of torque. In better competitive terms, it goes zero to 62mph in less than 3.5 seconds and ‘over’ 230mph. There’s a seven-speed sequential driving the rear wheels only, And the exciting fact of the gearbox is that it isn’t a dual-clutch. Horacio Pagani believes that the increase in weight (70kg extra) over a normal sequential wasn’t the kind of trade-off he wanted to make.
Another interesting fact about the Huayra is that it employs four aerodynamic airbrake-type flaps at the car’s corners. This is to maximize downforce and minimize drag depending on various factors such as throttle position, steering angle, and braking force. It also has Excellent gullwing doors and a titanium exhaust. The Huayra is just one big conversation piece.
The most recent Car version is the Huayra BC, named after Pagani’s first customer, the late Benny Caiola. There were only 20 pieces formed for this model. And each piece is sold, at £2.1million