Top Gear drives the Pagani Huayra
Cars like this only come around so often. Here's Tom Ford's take on Pagani's latest masterpiece...
Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Inevitably, the Huayra is likely to be compared to the almighty Bugatti Veyron at this price and performance level, and, after driving it for a decent amount of time, I think it's probably marginally slower. Though ‘slow' is a relative term for a car that hits 62mph in just over three seconds and 235+mph. In reality, though, these are very different approaches to extremity. The Veyron is relentlessly ideological, a car ruled exclusively by a datum point, a machine built by a series of dedicated teams whose refinement of a specific specialism make possible a car with extraordinary abilities. But a car that suffers from an understandable lack of whimsy. The science of speed becoming the overarching theme.