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Monday, June 10, 2013

Huayra: The Ultimate Wind Conqueror

Wind Conqueror - When it comes to super-fast and incredibly expensive cars, the competition is about to get even tougher. One of the latest entrants in this high-stakes game is Pagani, which has unveiled its newest hypercar, the Huayra, as a successor to the Zonda. This stunning vehicle comes with a hefty price tag of 1 million, or approximately $1.31 million (around Rp. 12.7 billion). Known during its development as the C9, the Huayra promises to take the hypercar world by storm.
Front view of Pagani Huayra. (Picture from: BlessThisStuff
The name Huayra is inspired by Aymara Huayra Tata, the god of wind. While it might seem challenging to pronounce, it perfectly encapsulates the car’s essence. The Huayra is meticulously crafted to dominate and harness the power of the wind, living up to its lofty name.
Pagani Huayra with its gull wing door. (Picture from: BlessThisStuff
Under the hood, the Huayra houses an AMG Mercedes-sourced 6.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V12 engine. This powerhouse generates a staggering 700 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and boasts 900 Nm of torque between 2,500 and 4,500 rpm. With such impressive specs, the Huayra can reach speeds of up to 370 mph (595 kph) and accelerates from 0 to 62 mph (100 kph) in just 3.3 seconds. This lightning-fast acceleration is aided by its aerodynamic design and specially designed Pzero Rosso tires from Pirelli, which are built to handle extreme acceleration and a top speed well over 200 mph (322 kph).
Interior view of Pagani Huayra. (Picture from: BlessThisStuff
Power from the engine is efficiently transferred to the wheels through a seven-speed sequential gearbox and a dual-disc dry clutch, reducing the vehicle's weight by 70 kg. In total, the transmission weighs just 96 kg. Much of the suspension system is derived from the Zonda R, benefiting from extensive testing and refinement.
Right-rear view of Pagani Huayra. (Picture from: http://www.blessthisstuff.com/)
The extensive use of carbon fiber in the Huayra’s construction contributes to its remarkable performance. This lightweight yet strong material, combined with a carbon-titanium chassis and forged aluminum alloy suspension parts, allows the Huayra to slice through the air like an aircraft wing, using wind resistance to enhance its power. The result is an impressive dry weight of under 3,000 lbs (1,300 kg), with a weight distribution of 56 percent to the rear and 44 percent to the front.
Rear view of Pagani Huayra. (Picture from: BlessThisStuff
Design-wise, the Huayra features some striking elements, including bi-xenon headlamps and LED daytime running lights. The rear of the car showcases the distinctive center-mounted quad exhaust tips and a carbon fiber rear fascia to improve aerodynamics. Additionally, the Huayra is equipped with two active flaps at the rear, which automatically adjust based on speed and handling requirements to optimize performance.
The Pagani Huayra stands in a league of its own among exotic supercars. It's designed to compete with the fastest and most exclusive vehicles in the world, such as the Koenigsegg Agera and Agera R, as well as the Lamborghini Aventador. This hypercar is not just about speed; it's a blend of advanced engineering, luxurious design, and unparalleled performance, making it a true masterpiece in the world of high-performance automobiles. *** [EKA [10062013] | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | PAGANI | BLESSTHISSTUFF | CARBUZZ | EVO.CO.UK  ]
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