Lamborghini Veneno Top Speed: How Fast Can This Beast Go?
What’s the Lamborghini Veneno Top Speed? That’s a superb question, and one we’re not going to attempt to answer with actual numbers.
One reason we can’t do that is that the Lamborghini Veneno isn’t officially available to the public yet, so it hasn’t been tested on any racetracks yet and no official top speed has been measured.
0–60 mph (0–97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds
The Lamborghini Veneno is a very rare and expensive car that has top speeds of up to 221 mph (356 km/h).
A special edition of only nine units was created as part of an event celebrating Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary.
The company described it as the most extreme, luxurious, and exclusive series-production Super Sportscar ever built.
The price for one example was $4.5 million, with all proceeds going to benefit children in need.
If you were lucky enough to buy one, how fast can it go from 0–60 mph (0–97 km/h)? Let’s find out Here
• 0–62 mph (100 km/h) – 2.9 seconds
• 60–124 mph (97–200 km/h) – 6.2 seconds
• 124–186 mph (200–300 km/h) – 12.6 seconds
• 186+mph (>300km/h) – 18+ seconds
The Veneno’s performance figures are even more impressive when you consider its 638 horsepower engine is paired with a weight of just 3,400 pounds (1,550 kg).
That makes it significantly lighter than other supercars like Ferrari’s LaFerrari or McLaren’s P1 which both weigh around 1,400 kilograms but still have similar horsepower ratings.
In fact, Lamborghini claims that only five other cars in history have had better power-to-weight ratios –three of them being made by themselves.
0–200 km/h (0–124 mph) in 6.5 seconds
The Lamborghini Veneno may have an impressive top speed but it gets there slower than most supercars.
The McLaren MP4-12C for example can do 0–200 km/h (0–124 mph) in 6.3 seconds, and its slightly more powerful big brother, the McLaren 650S, will do it in 6 seconds flat.
In fact, most sports cars are a bit quicker to 200 km/h (124 mph). The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta can reach that speed in 7.1 seconds while its older sibling, the 599 GTB Fiorano can do it in just 6.3 seconds; not to mention that both these supercars cost significantly less than a Lamborghini Veneno.
But we’re nitpicking here because no matter how you look at it, 6.5 seconds is still pretty quick. That’s faster than what you get from a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport or even a Hennessey Venom GT Spyder both of which take about 7 seconds to hit 200 km/h (124 mph).
It’s also faster than what you get from two other recently released supercars: the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder and 2015 McLaren P1 both of which take about 9 seconds to hit that mark.
To be fair though, those two vehicles are plug-in hybrids so they don’t exactly compare with a purely petrol-powered vehicle like the Lamborghini Veneno.
300 km/h – 185 mph – 14.3 sec
The Lamborghini Veneno’s 6.5-liter V12 engine is able to pump out 750 HP and 730 Nm of torque. On top of that, it accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 14.3 seconds, making it one of the fastest cars ever built by Lamborghini.
As for its top speed, there are conflicting reports saying that it can go as fast as 300 km/h (185 mph) while others claim it to be 350 km/h (217 mph). What do you think is its top speed?