2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster

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  • Pagani Huayra Roadster
  • Year:
    2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    V12
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    750 (Est.)
  • Torque @ RPM:
    737 (Est.)
  • Displacement:
    6.0 L
  • 0-60 time:
    3 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    210 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    1600000 (Est.)
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The highly-anticipated drop-top is set to debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Pagani debuted the Huayra in 2012 as the replacement for the aging Zonda, despite the fact that the manufacturer continued to roll out special edition Zondas through 2014. The Huayra name may sound odd at first, but it is based on the God of the wind, Wayra Tata, from the era of the Inca empire. The Huayra coupe was limited to only 100 units and has been sold out since 2015, but since then, Pagani has launched the hardcore BC version and a handful of unique, bespoke models. In 2017, Pagani introduced the Huayra Roadster, a drop-top with bespoke chassis and features.

Reports of a roadster version started circulating shortly after the coupe debuted, with initial reports claiming a release was planned for 2016. That obviously didn’t happen, but the Italian firm confirmed that the open-top supercar will make its global debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March. Come February and the Huayra Roadster unveiled itself to the world.

Unlike other supercars in this expensive niche, the Huayra Roadster isn’t just a hacked-up coupe. Instead, the Italian manufacturer prepared a healthy power increase, made it lighter than the coupe, and gave it a revised chassis with bespoke settings. Granted, the Huayra is already expensive, so it’s only natural to ask yourself whether the Roadster is awesome enough to warrant its massive price tag? Find out more about that in the review below.

Keep reading to learn more about the 2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster.

 

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Top 10 Most Blasphemous Models To Turn Into An EV

Top 10 Most Blasphemous Models To Turn Into An EV

Does battery power make it the spawn of satan?

The world of EVs is ever growing, and as we near a time when there will be no gas to fill our tanks, we realized some of the world’s best-sounding and glorious engines will have to be ditched in favor of electric power. Think of an electric Camaro, Mustang, Corvette, or Lamborghini... does it sound good? Or rather, does it make any sound at all?

With the advent of electrification in the business of car building, you see every major manufacturer scramble to put together a lineup of eco-friendly electric vehicles as a statement of their forward-thinking plans and their bias towards the future of mobility. It all looked foolish almost 20 years ago when Honda introduced the original hybrid Insight, which was shortly followed by Toyota’s Prius, but today, this seems to be the trend that will sell. For some, it might be a marketing ploy to appease a new section of the market, but you can’t dismiss the trend altogether.

Audi just took the wraps off its first fully-electric car, the E-Tron. Mercedes was doing the same just a few weeks ago with its EQC, and just about any manufacturer you can think of has a mid- to long-term plan for at least hybrid, if not electric. For instance, Aston-Martin is looking forward to the year 2030, by which time the British manufacturer’s stable should be made up exclusively of electric cars. Ferrari, well-known for their devotion to making their cars sound perfect, is planning a 60 percent hybridization of its lineup in just four year’s time. You can imagine a Ferrari EV isn’t that far off in the future, then.

All this got us thinking - which cars would you never want to see without a growling V-8, or maybe a high-revving V-12 under the hood? Which car’s move from gas to electric sounds like blasphemy to you? We know there is a Mustang-inspired sports utility vehicle coming from Ford in 2020, and the pony car itself might go electric in the future, so how does that make you feel?

Read on to learn about our top 10 cars that would be blasphemous to turn into EVs.

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2018 Pagani Huayra Gyrfalcon

2018 Pagani Huayra Gyrfalcon

This is arguably the most beautiful one-off version of the Huay Pagani has ever created

Pagani dropped a surprise at “The Quail — A Motorsport Gathering” event over the weekend when it unveiled the latest special edition Huayra Roadster, called the Gyrfalcon. Named after the White Gyrfalcon, the largest of all falcon species, the Huayra Roadster lives up to its namesake with a color scheme that matches the majestic colors of the bird of prey. The Pagani Huayra Gyrfalcon is a one-off model, and there’s a good chance that it already has an owner.

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Video: Another Look at the Pagani Huayra L'Ultimo

Video: Another Look at the Pagani Huayra L’Ultimo

… plus a few other jaw-dropping rides!

The final Pagani Huayra just arrived stateside, and car fans are drooling over its custom body and interior treatment. Dubbed the L’Ultimo edition, the Pagani is currently on display at Prestige Imports in Miami, Florida, and exotics fan/YouTube personality Mario Vergel decided to check it out for himself. This is what he found.

The video is 6 minutes, 33 seconds in length, and includes shots of several other supercars and sports cars, including the Porsche GT3, Mercedes-AMG GT4, LaFerrari, Bugatti Veyron, Porsche 918 Spyder, and of course, Vergel’s BMW M3. However, if you just wanna jump straight to the Pagani, skip ahead to the 4-minute, 39-second mark.

The video gives us a glimpse off the Italian monster in full HD as it spins on its pedestal, showing the goods from just about every angle.

For those of you who may be unaware, the L’Ultimo is an extremely limited edition of the supercar - in fact, it’s a one-off model that was custom built for one lucky Pagani customer. Continue reading to learn more about it.

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You Can Buy a Pagani Huayra Roadster for $25k a Month

You Can Buy a Pagani Huayra Roadster for $25k a Month

But there’s a catch...

Unveiled in early 2017, five years after Pagani debuted the coupe model, the Huayra Roadster is arguably one of the most spectacular supercar you can see on the road today. However, because only 100 were built, spotting one outside supercar meetings is as difficult as it gets. And buying one is equally hard, not only because they cost $2.4 million before options, but mostly because all 100 units are already accounted for. But if you missed your chance back in 2017, Putnam Leasing has a deal for you. As weird as it may sound, you can buy a Huayra Roadster through a car lease program with only $25,339 per month.

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The Pagani Huayra BC Roadster was Caught in the Wild; It's Probably Already Sold Out

The Pagani Huayra BC Roadster was Caught in the Wild; It’s Probably Already Sold Out

It’s been more than a year since the Pagani Huayra Roadster was released and now we’re getting our first glimpse at the Huayra BC Roadster – the lighter, more powerful, go-faster version of the Huayra with unlimited headroom. These are the first spy shots we’ve had the pleasure of seeing and we don’t think that’s it’s quite ready for production yet. Keep reading to see more shots and learn a little more about it.

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Meet the "L'Ultimo" - The Final Production Model of the Pagani Huayra All Dressed Up in Hamilton-Inspired Livery

Meet the "L’Ultimo" - The Final Production Model of the Pagani Huayra All Dressed Up in Hamilton-Inspired Livery

This is is for the Pagani Huayra Coupe

Six years after production of the Pagani Huayra started, the Italian supercar is all set to say goodbye with a final production model. Fittingly, the last-ever coupe version is saying adios with a bang, specifically in the form of a special edition model, called “L’Ultimo.” Like most special edition Paganis, the Huayra L’Ultimo is a one-off bespoke project that carries its own unique identity. In this case, the Huayra L’Ultimo pays homage to Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One race car.

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All Pagani Huayra BC And Huayra Roadster in America Are Being Recalled

All Pagani Huayra BC And Huayra Roadster in America Are Being Recalled

By "all," we mean all 16 of them

Recalls happen all the time in the auto industry. What’s rare is when the automaker that’s doing the recall is a niche Italian supercar brand that’s known more for building some of the most gorgeous cars on the planet. But alas, strange things happen in this strange business, which is why, of all auto brands in the world, Pagani is recalling all 2017 MY Huayra BC and Huayra Roadster supercars in the U.S. All 16 of them.

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Because Supercars Aren't Enough, Pagani Just Invented Its Own Fabric

Because Supercars Aren’t Enough, Pagani Just Invented Its Own Fabric

It’s called the Pagani Fabric, and you can see it on the Huayra Roadster

Pagani is known as an Italian automaker that’s responsible for giving us the Zonda and Huayra supercars. Now, it’s taking its influence to a new level with what’s called the Pagani Fabric, a new and innovative material that was created through a combination of technical fabric and high elastic modulus carbon fiber components. In other words, it’s a sophisticated material that Pagani plans to use as the soft top roof of the Huayra Roadster.

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Pagani has a Huayra Successor and an EV in the Works!

Pagani has a Huayra Successor and an EV in the Works!

The successor will even have a manual transmission

Pagani has always been a one-car-at-a-time producer, but a new report says that the revered automaker will actually turnout two cars alongside one another. One car will be an EV, a car that was confirmed by none other than head honcho, Horacio Pagani, who said there is a team of 20 people working on the project. That model is due by 2025, but it’s not the only big piece of news coming out of Pagani today. A news site known as Autodato claims that Pagani is developing a successor to the Huayra that will have, among other things, the option for a manual transmission.

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Wallpaper of the Day: 2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster

Wallpaper of the Day: 2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster

The cream of the crop, and you can have it on your desktop.

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Click Mechanic Renders 7 Utterly Bizarre Car Mashups

Click Mechanic Renders 7 Utterly Bizarre Car Mashups

Hold on to your butts, things are about to get weird

Halloween may have come and gone, but it’s never too late to explore the weird, the bizarre, and the downright frightening things that go bump in the night. If you’ve got the nerve, then we challenge you to look through these utterly profane vehicle renderings, courtesy of the good folks from Click Mechanic. Truth be told, no one is safe from the following strange creations – hybrids, muscle cars, imports, supercars, trucks, and even tractors get tossed into the blender with these seven unholy car mashups.

Call it madness, call it lunacy, call it outlandish… truth be told, we simply can’t look away! Hell, we’d actually argue that some of these creations are a bit, well, awesome (no, seriously). Either way, this is what happens when you give rendering artists free reign to mix and match from across the automotive spectrum. Naturally, we wanna know – which is these shocking mashups stands out the most to you? Let us know in the comments!

Continue reading to see 7 Utterly Bizarre Car Mashups.

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Watch the 2018 Pagani Huayra BC Blast Around A Racetrack

Watch the 2018 Pagani Huayra BC Blast Around A Racetrack

Motor Trend’s new host gets sideways in this $3 Million Hypercar

Pagani has a rich history over its relatively short lifespan. When the Zonda debuted in 1999, it sent shockwaves up Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, and everybody else’s spine. Now nearly 20 years later, the Huayra is the darling of this small Italian automaker. But some say the Huayra needed more soul.

Enter: the Huayra BC – a car so sharpened beyond the original that Motor Trend’s new host, Jethro Bovingdon, suggests its basically a new product. The BC’s body is made from titanium-reinforced carbon fiber, a material that’s not only stronger but lighter, helping the car shed 291 pounds. The BC only tips the scales at 2,685 pounds. And then there’s the engine. The AMG-sourced 6.0-liter twin-turbo V-12 makes 60 more horsepower for a total 753 at 6,200 rpm and 811 pound-feet of torque at only 1,000 rpm! The power is managed by a revised seven-speed, auto-clutch manual transaxle hanging off the mid-mounted engine. Naturally, power is sent only to the rear wheels as God and Pagani intended.

Well, Bovingdon is no stranger to driving high-horsepower missiles around a track, so his commentary on the BC is rather telling. The video is an incredibly fun and educational watch, especially since it’s filmed inside Pagani’s headquarters and assembly room in San Cesario sul Panaro, Italy, just outside Modena. And don’t forget to check out TopSpeed’s coverage of the Pagani Zonda, Huayra, and Huayra BC.

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2017 Pagani Huayra Americano

2017 Pagani Huayra Americano

A new one-off Pagani finds its way into America

From the automaker that has turned one-off creations into something of a business in of itself, Pagani is back at it again with yet another exclusive creation. It’s called the Pagani Huayra Americano, and it’s actually here in the U.S., specifically at Pagani’s own dealership in Newport Beach, California. Even better; it’s actually for sale, though like most one-off Paganis, the price for this exclusive Huayra is on a need-to-know basis.

Pagani Newport didn’t disclose too many details about the Huayra Americana, saying only that it was delivered in the latter half of 2016 and only has 488 miles on its odometer. It’s also stock #0019 and carries the VIN ZFGK58739Kl09300L. There’s no price tag on the car, but that’s to be expected considering that this is a one-off model that underwent a lot of custom touches to validate its name. Regardless of what new digs are in the car, don’t expect it to come cheap. For one, those 488 miles are close enough to be considered new. Then there’s the prestige and exclusivity that comes with being an owner of a true one-off Pagani Huayra. All that considered, expect this car to fetch north of $2 million at the very least.

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2016 Pagani Huayra Tempesta

2016 Pagani Huayra Tempesta

The Huayra gets an optional kit that gives it better handling and a new exhaust system

Pagani has been known to create some pretty wild vehicles. I mean look at models like the Zonda Revolucion and the Huayra BC, for example. They are clearly two of the wildest machines created, but now Pagani is stepping things up for the Huayra coupe with a new package. Dubbed the Pacchetto Tempesta, the kit is offered as an option on new Huayra models or as a retrofit for those of you who already own a Huayra.

This new package comes with aerodynamic enhancements as well as a few other upgrades that will help improve the car’s handling and driving characteristics. According to Pagani, the kit provides “more responsive behavior,” and reduced body roll and pitch, providing a “sporty yet comfortable driving experience.”

The real shocker about the whole Pacchetto Tempesta’ package is the invoice that comes with it. With a price tag of €160,000, or about $182,480 at current conversion rates. So, for the price of this upgrade kit, you could get yourself a new McLaren 540C or even a new Porsche 911. So, with a price that high, let’s take a good look at the kit and see what makes it worth that much money.

Updated 08/23/2017: We added a series of images taken during the car’s auction at the 2017 Monterey Car Week where it was sold for $2,420,000.

Continue reading to learn more about the Pagani Huayra Tempesta.

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What Are The Craziest Supercar Interiors That Money Can Buy?

What Are The Craziest Supercar Interiors That Money Can Buy?

This time, it’s what’s on the inside that counts

We’re gonna be honest here – supercars are just getting ridiculous these days. Let’s start with the performance. We left the 200-mph barrier a long time ago, and the tip-top shelf performance vehicles these days are pushing ever closer to 300 mph thanks to absurd four-figure power numbers, advanced aerodynamics, and spaceship composites under (and over) the skin. Or you could talk about the cost – if you’ve got the connections and the bankroll, it’s not all that difficult to spend millions and millions on just one of these machines. Indeed, the term supercar has taken on new meaning over the past couple years, and that includes evolved cabins to match the insane spec sheets. To celebrate that fact, we’ve assembled the top five craziest supercar interiors that money can buy, right here for your reading and viewing pleasure.

Over the top is a gross understatement when it comes to the following five cars. These things offer levels of opulence usually reserved for mansions, accomplishing the dual goals of looking good and going fast thanks to next-level design, materials, and execution.

Some of them are beautiful, some of them are weird, but all of them are insane in their own special kind of way. Which would you prefer? Or better yet, did we fail to include a crazy supercar interior that tops these five? Let us know in the comments section.

Continue reading to learn more about the craziest supercar interiors that money can buy.

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You Can Now Configure The Pagani Huayra Roadster Of Your Dreams

You Can Now Configure The Pagani Huayra Roadster Of Your Dreams

This is the closest thing you’ll ever come to owning your own Huayra Roadster

As expected, the Pagani Huayra Roadster made a heck of an impression at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. It came with a revised design that featured, among other things, a new fascia, two removable roof panels, and nacelles behind each seat. It also featured a Mercedes-AMG-sourced 6.0-liter biturbo V-12 engine that pumps out 752 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. Most of all, even with the Roadster configuration, it still managed to shed off 176 pounds compared to the coupe, thanks in large part to the abundance of carbon fiber and titanium used in the car. Knowing all of this makes the Huayra Roadster a must-have supercar. And no more is that true than with Pagani’s claim that all 100 units of the supercar are already spoken for, leaving the rest of us peasants with nothing more than an online configurator to turn our dreams of owning one into (virtual) reality.

On the contrary, the online configurator is actually a very good thing, because not a lot of us have $2.4 million to spend on the car. Luckily the alternative is rather fun, especially since it costs about as much as the oxygen that you’re inhaling right now.

Like most online configurators, the one for the Huayra Roadster is easy to navigate. You can pick from as many as 20 different color schemes, each having its own appeal. There’s also a choice of four different wheels and three interior trims, all of which you can mix and match to create the Huayra Roadster of your dreams.

Apparently, Pagani even keeps track of those who play with the online configurator, ranking the combinations that were used depending on popularity. At the moment, everybody seems to be on the hook for the Blu Francia-colored Huayra Roadster, which occupies the top four spots in the leaderboard of sorts. That’s hardly a surprising turn of events because it’s the same color Pagani used on the press shots of the supercar. The top combination not only makes use of the Blue Francia paint, but it also comes with Transparent Black Mamba gloss exterior, Black alloy wheels, and a Black interior trim.

Are you in favor of this combination for the Huayra Roadster, or are you digging the convertible supercar in another garb? Go to the online configurator and find out.

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2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster

2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster

The highly-anticipated drop-top is set to debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Pagani debuted the Huayra in 2012 as the replacement for the aging Zonda, despite the fact that the manufacturer continued to roll out special edition Zondas through 2014. The Huayra name may sound odd at first, but it is based on the God of the wind, Wayra Tata, from the era of the Inca empire. The Huayra coupe was limited to only 100 units and has been sold out since 2015, but since then, Pagani has launched the hardcore BC version and a handful of unique, bespoke models. In 2017, Pagani introduced the Huayra Roadster, a drop-top with bespoke chassis and features.

Reports of a roadster version started circulating shortly after the coupe debuted, with initial reports claiming a release was planned for 2016. That obviously didn’t happen, but the Italian firm confirmed that the open-top supercar will make its global debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March. Come February and the Huayra Roadster unveiled itself to the world.

Unlike other supercars in this expensive niche, the Huayra Roadster isn’t just a hacked-up coupe. Instead, the Italian manufacturer prepared a healthy power increase, made it lighter than the coupe, and gave it a revised chassis with bespoke settings. Granted, the Huayra is already expensive, so it’s only natural to ask yourself whether the Roadster is awesome enough to warrant its massive price tag? Find out more about that in the review below.

Keep reading to learn more about the 2018 Pagani Huayra Roadster.

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Is Pagani Calling Its Shot On A New Nürburgring Lap Record?

Is Pagani Calling Its Shot On A New Nürburgring Lap Record?

Or has it happened already?

Nine years ago, Pagani stormed the Nürburgring Nordschleife with the Zonda F, chassis #58, and proceeded to set the 12.9-mile lap record with a time of 7:27.82. The Zonda F’s record has since been broken a number of times, but after close to a decade of slumber, Pagani appears to be preparing for another run at the track’s lap record. The Italian automaker didn’t specifically say its intentions, but a post on its official Facebook account seems to indicate that a return to the ‘Ring for a crack at that record is imminent. Naturally, we’re all losing our minds because of what that could mean.

Pagan concluded its post with the always annoying “to be continued” disclaimer so there’s not much to go by on what the automaker’s intentions are. If it does end up vying for the lap record, the natural candidate to make that attempt is the Huayra BC, the ultra exclusive, 20-unit special edition version of the Huayra that Pagani only offered to existing owners of the Huayra.

For the record, the Huayra will likely aim for the record set by the Marc Lieb and the Porsche 918 Spyder when it blitzed the track in just six minutes and 57 seconds back on September 4, 2013. The 918 Spyder’s lap time is regarded as a the fastest lap for a road legal car, but if the Huayra BC really wants to earn that undisputed label that has eluded the 918 Spyder, it should in fact shoot for the six-minute and 48-second lap time set by Michael Vergers and the Radical SR8 LM back on August 2009. The SR8 LM’s status as a non-road-legal car in some parts of the world has prevented it from staking the claim as the fastest road-legal car around the ‘Ring.

The Huayra BC can render all the debate irrelevant if it does cross the line faster than the SR8 LM. Or it could really break the Internet if it eclipses the all-time record set in May 1983 by Stefan Bellof in a Porsche 956 race car. He clocked in a time of six minutes and 11 seconds, which remains the fastest lap anyone has ever gone around the 12.9-mile track.

Expect Pagani to reveal more details about what that Facebook message means, but from the way the company phrased the whole thing – it even added a video of the Zonda F’s lap record back in 2007 – I’m willing to call the automaker’s shot and say it’s gunning for road-legal lap record around the ‘Ring.

That, or it’s done it already and Pagani’s just teasing us about it. The Huayra BCA, after all, was spotted in the Nürburgring doing some test laps recently. The drama is building up already.

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Cristiano Ronaldo "Crashes" Pagani Huayra In Nike Ad: Video

Cristiano Ronaldo "Crashes" Pagani Huayra In Nike Ad: Video

The ad has gotten more than 10 million views in the last 24 hours

Cristiano Ronaldo has recently been named as the world’s richest athlete, a feat that can be accredited to a lifetime of hard work and dedication. For those of you who don’t know, Ronaldo is a world-class football player (known as soccer here in the U.S.) who happens to drive a Pagani Huayra. With the European Soccer Championship already kicked off in Europe, Nike has created what has quickly become regarded as one of the best Nike commercials ever.

The video gives us a peek into Ronaldo’s life, and more specifically, what would happen if he happened to switch bodies with someone else and had to start all over again, similar to that movie Freaky Friday. In this case, a young kid wakes up in Ronaldo’s body and is shocked to see just how amazing life has turned out overnight. I won’t ruin the video for you, but there is plenty of good footballing going on in the video, plus appearances from people like Harry Kane and Anthony Martial.

Early on in the video,however, we see that waking up in another man’s body isn’t exactly all fun and games. As the story goes, Ronaldo, who eventually gets his body back, will be needing to have some body work done to that gorgeous Huayra of his. With that said, click play and watch the video. It’s a fun and enjoyable story to see.

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2017 Pagani Huayra BC

2017 Pagani Huayra BC

The quickest and most powerful Pagani is ready to hit the track

Although it’s been around since 2012, the Pagani Huayra didn’t spawn more than a few special-edition versions until 2016. But as soon as all 100 units of the supercar were sold, the Italian carmaker began working on new iterations of the model — the Huayra Roadster and a more hardcore version of the coupe. While the former didn’t break cover until 2017, the latter surfaced the Interwebz in a teaser image on December 2015 and made its global debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.

Fitted with an uprated V-12 powerplant, a new transmission, revised aerodynamics, and a race-inspired interior, the Huayra BC was named after Benny Caiola, one of the first Pagani customers, as well as a good friend of Horacio. So, while the Zonda F was dedicated to Formula One ace Juan Manuel Fangio, the Huayra BC was developed in honor of Caiola, who owned several Zondas, including a Zonda F, which was regularly driven by Horacio himself.

Not only the most powerful and aerodynamic coupe version of the Huayra ever developed (the Roadster models has a more powerful engine), the BC is also the most exclusive, being build in significantly less units than the original supercar. But more on all that in the review below.

Continue reading to learn more about the Pagani Huayra BC.

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2016 Pagani Huayra Pearl

2016 Pagani Huayra Pearl

A one-off Huayra built specifically for a customer of Refined Marques

Pagani is a young automaker that has only been around for 24 years. For most of that time, its primary production model was the Zonda. Before the Zonda was officially killed off, the brand had begun working on the Pagani Huayra, or the C9, as it was known in the Pagani design studio. The original Huayra came to be in 2011, but we weren’t graced with the Huayra BC until 2016. In between, Pagani released a number of special edition models like the Huayra White Edition, Huayra Carbon Edition, and the Huayra Project Vulcan, among others.

Now, Pagani has designed another one-off Huayra, but this time, it was built specifically for a customer of Refined Marque – an exotic car dealership that specializes in sourcing, supplying, and purchasing the world’s most exotic cars. The new Huayra is called the Huayra Pearl, and it represents a combination of everything Pagani has learned over the years. The car itself even has a few strands of DNA from the Huayra BC and the Zonda R.

Unfortunately, we don’t have a whole lot of specifics about the Huayra Pearl. But, now that you know its origins and purpose, let’s take a closer look at it. Maybe we can make out a few things that help to make it so special.

Continue reading to learn more about the Pagani Huayra Pearl.

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Pagani Teases Mystery Huayra: Video

Pagani Teases Mystery Huayra: Video

New hardcore supercar is underway

It’s been less than a month since Pagani introduced the hardcore Huayra BC at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show, and the Italian supercar maker is already working on a new iteration of its AMG-powered machine. The news comes straight from Pagani itself, which just released a 30-second video teaser through its official YouTube channel. And, while the clip doesn’t reveal much about this upcoming model, it’s intriguing to say the least.

We already know that Pagani is preparing a roadster version of the sold-out coupe, but we’re 100-percent sure that the model in the teaser is something different. First, because the supercar appears to sport a hood scoop, which can’t be fitted on a convertible and would make for an awkward design on a targa. Second, Pagani says the vehicle was crafted for Refined Marques, a British supercar dealer known for selling Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Bugatti models, among products from other brands.

That being said, this could very well be a bespoke Huayra that’s either based on the BC or built to a new configuration. The fact that the standard Huayra is already sold out makes a good case for this scenario. Then there’s the roof scoop, which is a novelty for the Huayra and an element Pagani previously offered on track-only supercars such as the Zonda R. That’s not to say Horacio is necessarily working on a race-ready Huayra, but whatever this is, it should sit atop the Huayra BC in terms of power and aerodynamics.

All we can do for now is wait for more details, but the massive amount of carbon-fiber and the "transparent" blue shown in the teaser suggest that something really exciting is on the way.

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Pagani Teases Hardcore Version Of The Huayra

Pagani Teases Hardcore Version Of The Huayra

It’s been more than three months since Pagani began testing a more hardcore version of the Huayra, and the Italians have finally confirmed that a new supercar is underway. Unfortunately, the announcement only came in the form of a teaser, and while the image is pretty artsy, the vehicle is still wearing its strange QC-code-pattern camouflage.

The three images seen here were published on Facebook between Christmas and New Year’s and all have one thing in common: a Huayra with a massive rear wing. Since the standard car didn’t receive such an aerodynamic element, it’s only safe to assume that the vehicle we’re looking at is an improved, faster version of Pagani’s current supercar. How fast? Well, we don’t have actual figures to run by, but given the fact that the regular supercar needs about three seconds to hit 60 mph and tops out at 230 mph, the proper term is "holy cow!"

Pagani has yet to reveal whether this new model will get a power increase or if the improvements will be the result of enhanced aerodynamics, but we do know that the winger Huayra will be released in limited numbers. The Italian shop plans to build only 20 units, all of which will only be sold to Huayra clients. This will make it not only extremely exclusive, but also incredibly expensive. Given that a Huayra can fetch around $2 million, the limited-edition supercar could cost close to $4 million depending on options.

The only hint we received with the latest teaser is the "#huayrabc" hashtag, which might suggest that the supercar could be called Huayra BC. However, it is not yet known what BC stands for and it could be just a marketing scheme rather than a moniker. We should find out more about it soon enough, as the supercar will most likely be revealed at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show this March.

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2015 Pagani Huayra Project Vulcan

2015 Pagani Huayra Project Vulcan

Much like the Bugatti Veyron and Koenigsegg Agera, the Pagani Huayra competes in a very special niche. Not so much because of its impressive performance, but for being hand-crafted to bespoke specifications tailored for each owner. In short, each Huayra is unique, which pretty much explains why this supercar costs more than $2 million. Sure, companies such as Ferrari and McLaren also have the ability to customize their supercars, but neither the LaFerrari nor the P1 can match the craftsmanship that goes into a Pagani. And, the Huayra Project Vulcan is living proof that Horacio Pagani’s team is responsible for some of the most exquisite supercars ever built.

A one-off project with unique options fitted for the first time on a Huayra, the Project Vulcan also has an interesting story behind it. The supercar was commissioned by Brett David, CEO of Prestige Imports and Pagani Miami, the manufacturer’s official dealer in Florida. Brett became a fervent admirer of Horacio Pagani through his father, Irv David, who, after he saw the Zonda C12 prototype at the 1999 Geneva Motor Show, devised a plan to become the first Pagani importer in the U.S.

When Brett’s father died in 2007, he went on to contact the Italian company, only to learn that another dealership was locked to become the brand’s Florida dealer. What Brett didn’t know at the time, was that Pagani had promised the partnership to his father. He learned about it after he posed as a customer and went to visit Pagani’s factory. Shortly after, Pagani Miami was created as an official Pagani Automobili dealership in the United States. Eight years later and Brett took delivery of the Huayra Project Vulcan, a supercar built as a tribute to his father.

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Ferrari LaFerrari Vs. McLaren P1 Vs. Bugatti Veyron Vs. Porsche 918 Vs. Pagani Huayra - Part 3: Video

Ferrari LaFerrari Vs. McLaren P1 Vs. Bugatti Veyron Vs. Porsche 918 Vs. Pagani Huayra - Part 3: Video

The results are in! Ok, that’s not the most fashionable way to intro the third and final part of the Hyper 5 video series, but it’s the best I can do given the excitement surrounding the dramatic conclusion to this epic hypercard throwdown.

Here’s a quick refresher: the Hyper 5 series is the brainchild of Alejandro Salomon. The filmmaker brought five of the world’s fastest and most powerful supercars together to run independent laps in each of them around the track to see which one could post the fastest lap time. As a bonus, four of the five cars also participated in an elimination-style drag race, with the winner taking on the supercar that has held the fastest drag record for a production vehicle for the better part of a decade.

So, before the lap times were revealed, the drag race took place with the Porsche 918 Spyder taking on the Pagani Huayra and the McLaren P1 duking it out with the Ferrari LaFerrari. The results of the first round of the drag race saw the 918 Spyder and the P1 beating their respective opponents. When it came time for the pair’s own drag race for a spot at the finals opposite the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, it was the 918 Spyder who blew past the P1.

Then it became a battle between the old guard taking on the new whippersnapper. The result of the race wasn’t particularly close, but I’m not going to spoil the winner because, well, you have to watch it to find out.

Once the drag race title was settled, the lap times of all five hypercars were finally revealed. Not surprisingly, the Pagani Huayra, the least powerful of the five, came in dead last, posting a lap time of 1:23.76 seconds. In fourth place came the Bugatti Veyron SS, the heaviest of the five, with a lap time of 1:23.006, leaving the battle for lap time supremacy down to the three hybrid hypercars.

In third place was the McLaren P1, which posted a lap time of 1:18.822 seconds, almost five seconds quicker than the Huayra. But, even that breathtaking lap time wasn’t enough to beat out the Ferrari LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder.

As for who came out on top, well, I’ll leave that for you to watch. Yep. No spoilers on this one, too. What I will tell you is that the winner finished with a lap time of 1:18.44 while the runner-up finished in 1:18.46. That’s a difference of two-hundredths of a second!

The Hyper 5 series was fun to watch so I have to give credit to Salomon and his crew for taking the time to create it. Well done, sir!

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Ferrari LaFerrari Vs. McLaren P1 Vs. Bugatti Veyron Vs. Porsche 918 Vs. Pagani Huayra - Part 2: Video

Ferrari LaFerrari Vs. McLaren P1 Vs. Bugatti Veyron Vs. Porsche 918 Vs. Pagani Huayra - Part 2: Video

Last week, we brought you the first part of Alejandro Salomon’s three-part Hyper 5 series. Well, it didn’t take long for the second part of the series to be released, and now we finally get to see five of the world’s fastest and most powerful supercars in action.

First, a refresher. The Hyper 5 series is the creation of Salomon, otherwise known on the Internet as Salomondrin. He’s a well-off entrepreneur who also happens to be a huge car fan. So with his own resources, combined with steady contributions from the owners of the five hypercars in the film, Salomon decided to bring all of them together to see which one reigns supreme as the best of them all. The five supercars include the Bugatti Veyron, Pagani Huayra, Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1, and the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Now, onto the second episode. GMG Racing’s James Sofronas is prominently featured in this episode, since he was given the task of driving timed laps for all five hypercars.

Before even getting into one of the cars, Sofronas gave Salomon a few predictions on which he thought would be the quickest in the quarter-mile (McLaren P1), which would be the hardest to drive (Bugatti Veyron), and best of all, which one would ultimately win the entire showdown (Porsche 918 Spyder).

Once all predictions were handed out, Sofronas went ahead and laid rubber with each of the five hypercars on a hot lap around the track. The lap times of each of the five cars weren’t revealed because, apparently, those are being saved for the climactic episode next week.

So, while we all wait to find out which of these five will be crowned the winner, we have more than enough time to watch all five hypercars engage in some pretty incredible hot laps. Enjoy the video!

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Ferrari LaFerrari Vs. McLaren P1 Vs. Bugatti Veyron Vs. Porsche 918 Vs. Pagani Huayra: Video

Ferrari LaFerrari Vs. McLaren P1 Vs. Bugatti Veyron Vs. Porsche 918 Vs. Pagani Huayra: Video

What happens when you put a Bugatti Veyron, Pagani Huayra, McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder, and a Ferrari LaFerrari in the same track at the same time? Short of the world actually melting into a puddle, you get to witness filmmaker Alejandro Salomon’s three-part series called “Hyper 5”.

The premise of Hyper 5 is pretty simple. You get five of the world’s fastest and most powerful supercars, run independent tests on each of them around the track and on the drag strip, then document the whole thing to see which one reigns supreme. This is the first part of the series. In it, Salomon spends the entire episode giving each supercar proper introductions. None of the actual tests were done in this episode because Salomon’s apparently saving that for the second and third installments.

Be that as it may, we still get top-quality, film making production, which adds to the incredible build-up of seeing all five supercars in action. Salomon did a good job giving each car its turn in the spotlight, even pointing out that none of these exotics came from their manufacturers. They’re all customer cars, free from any modifications, and all running on stock tires.

We’re going to have to wait for episodes two and three to see how these tests end up going. As far as putting my money on any one of them, I’m going to steer clear of picking a favorite because all of them have as good a chance as any at being the best among the lot. Besides, my choice would’ve been the Koenigsegg One:1, except that it’s not part of the quintet.

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Strange Pagani Huayra Prototype Caught Testing: Video

Strange Pagani Huayra Prototype Caught Testing: Video

The Pagani Huayra has been around since 2011 and while it has received numerous variations in the past, it’s never really had a big transformation. By and large, the Huayra has remained the same, at least until recently when YouTube user PurePerformance was able to capture of video a camouflaged Huayra sporting some pretty interesting new aerodynamic components.

The video was taken at the San Martino del Lago race track in Cremona, Italy. It’s only 47 seconds long but in that space, we get to see the covered up Huayra with an enormous carbon fiber rear spoiler, an aggressive front splitter, and a massive rear diffuser. Now these things don’t point to anything specifically, but I wholeheartedly believe that this could very well be the long-awaited track version of the mighty Italian exotic. It’s name has varied too depending on who you talked to. Some folks are calling it the Huayra R while others are referring to it as the Huayra S or SE. In 2014, the same Huayra Nurburgring Edition was even mentioned.

Whatever its name is, it’s pretty clear from those added aerodynamic components that this particular Huayra isn’t going to be a regular model. Besides, Pagani has already sold out all 100 units of the “regular” model so it doesn’t make sense for it to be testing a new one of the same ilk. It’s also not the planned Huayra Roadster, at least when you look at that closed cockpit.

So what could this model be? I’m putting my money on that track-focused Huayra we’ve heard so much about but have only gotten glimpses of a few times. It now appears that it’s on its way, even though it’s unclear how far along it is in the testing phase. But it is arriving and that’s great news for Pagani, its loyal fancies, and types like us who generally just love to see supercars like this get some shine.

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Pagani Huayra Crash Test: Video

Pagani Huayra Crash Test: Video

The Pagani Huayra might not be the newest hypercar on the block, but it continue to amazes thanks to some ingenious design features, clever engineering, and the artful shaping of its body. Officially debuted in 2011, the Huayra made a splash in its exclusive segment, putting fellow Italian automakers Ferrari and Lamborghini on notice. But it’s the Huayra’s development that we’re looking back at with this crash test video.

To call it a video is actually generous, but this 30-second clip depicts how Pagani tested its Huayra for the worst-case scenario. The full-frontal crash test shows the strength of the Huayra’s structure. The central monocoque is made from a carbo-titanium composite – a combination of carbon fiber and titanium. The unique combination allows the passenger compartment to withstand impacts that would otherwise shatter a standard carbon fiber part.

In fact, the video shows this principle in action. Just watch as the front crumple zone absorbs the impact while the passenger cell remains completely intact. The carbon fiber body ahead of the windshield cracks and bends, absorbing the brunt of the crash force. And like any modern car, the Huayra comes with airbags that help lessen the chances of passenger injury. The clip shows them working in full function.

This crash test takes place at a moderate speed, but demonstrates how the Huayra is designed to protect passengers from even high-speed crashes. High speeds are something very familiar to the Pagani. Its Mercedes-Benz-sourced 6.0-liter V-12 engine produces 730 horsepower and 811 pound-feet of torque thanks in part to twin turbochargers. The hypercar is capable of hitting 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds on its way to a top speed of 230 mph.

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One-Off Pagani Huayra "Scozia" Gets Special Delivery: Video

One-Off Pagani Huayra "Scozia" Gets Special Delivery: Video

There is never a time when the day you receive a new Pagani isn’t a very special day. This is even more true when we’re talking about a special one-of-one edition, such as the Huayra “Scozia” you’ll see in this video. But the dealership decided to make it a bit more special anyway, and this brings us to the one quick warning concerning this video: it opens with and features a few more times, some loud bagpipe music. Just a word of caution for anyone who isn’t a fan.

Those bagpipes fit into a bigger Scottish theme for the delivery of this car, which took place at Miller Motorcars in Connecticut, one of only five Pagani dealers in the United States. After the bagpipes play the car in, we’re shown that the seats are upholstered in plaid, the colors of the owner’s family crest. Plaid in cars is a very hit or miss kind of a move, but with a car as bold and outrageous as a Pagani, it’s the sort of thing that can even look restrained. The car comes with a set of luggage as well, but that’s a normal factory option.

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Pagani Huayra Will Get SE Version With Removable Track-Focused Kit

Pagani Huayra Will Get SE Version With Removable Track-Focused Kit

Now that Pagani has successfully sold all 100 examples of its Huayra supercar, the next item on the company’s to-do list is the Huayra Roadster. But according to new reports, that won’t happen until after a small run of Huayra Special Edition models. Called Huayra SE for short, the new variant will be a more track-biased take on the Huayra, and only 20 examples will be built.

According to Autogespot, the Huayra SE will come with a detachable body kit that can be fitted when its time to hit the circuit and removed when your ready to drive home. The body kit is expected to consist of a more-pronounced front splitter and a sizable rear wing, both of which will increase downforce significantly. What isn’t known is how these aero add-ons will be stowed. The Huayra isn’t exactly known for its cargo space, so it’s likely you’ll have to convince your friend to carry your carbon-fiber aero pieces for you in his pickup truck.

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Pagani Huayra "The King" - New One-Off Edition For America

Pagani Huayra "The King" - New One-Off Edition For America

Pagani’s latest one-off Huayra is called the The King, and, while we can’t be sure, we can say with some certainty that it doesn’t belong to Elvis Presley, LeBron James or Burger King’s creepy plastic-faced mascot. Delivered to its new owner in Connecticut, the Pagani Huayra The King 1 of 1 of 1 (to use its full name) is the latest customized ride from Italy’s most famed purveyor of ridiculously fast and impossibly opulent supercars.

The exterior differentiates itself from lesser Huayras with gloss-black carbon-fiber body panels and sections of white paint, highlighted with dark-red accent stripes. The motif carries over into the interior’s black leather seats and dash, with white accents and dark-red stitching. Other than that, the interior appears to be pretty much standard Pagani Huayra fare, which is to say that it looks like an amazing place to be. Instrument lighting can be switched between aqua and red, which, to be fair, was something Volkswagen started doing over a decade ago.

Pagani hasn’t released any technical specifics, but we’re guessing The King uses the same, slightly more-potent V-12 as the Huayra La Monza Lisa and 730 S one-offs. That means 12 cylinders, two turbos and 6.0 liters of Mercedes-AMG fury sending 730 horsepower and 740 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels. The sprint to 60 mph is dispatched in 3.3 seconds and top speed is 230 mph.

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Pagani Will Build New Factory For The Huayra Roadster

Pagani Will Build New Factory For The Huayra Roadster

Now that Pagani has sold its allotment of 100 Huayra supercars (although Mr. Pagani might build you one more if you ask nicely and have plenty of cash), the company has begun work on its next model. The Huayra Roadster is slated to debut in 2016 and will be built at a new, larger factory, not even 200 meters away from Pagani’s current facility near Modena, Italy.

Speaking with Netherlands’ De Telegraaf Autovisie, Pagani spokesman Luca Venturi said the new factory will open in September, with a capacity of between 200 and 300 cars per year. That’s quite a jump from Pagani’s current output, which is normally in the low double digits. Despite the new factory’s larger capacity, the Huayra Roadster will also be limited to 100 units to maintain exclusivity. But, the new factory could have broader implications for the Huayra’s replacement.

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Shmee Reviews The Pagani Huayra: Video

Shmee Reviews The Pagani Huayra: Video

What’s the last car you got to test drive? Unless it sells for seven figures, odds are YouTuber Shmee150 has you beat. Earlier this month, our favorite automotive jealousy-maker posted his brief run behind the wheel of one of Italy’s finest, the Pagani Huayra. The venue at his disposal was San Cesario sul Panaro, home to the factory where the car was built. Although Shmee was relegated to public roads and highways, you can feel his excitement about this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

After a quick warm up with the Pagani rep at the wheel, the two switch seats, and instantly Shmee is agog at the view he gets to enjoy. The interior is decked out in a glut of fine touches and well-crafted details, and although the car is very low and wide, Shmee says it’s not that difficult to drive. However, it’s still very much a driver’s car: the seven-speed sequential gearbox takes some getting used to, and Shmee is obviously a bit tepid with the throttle, but that banana grin never seems to leave his face.

The verdict is as expected: “That car is phenomenal! It has so much torque, it just pulls away and pulls away, you can be in such a high gear and it still keeps on going,” Shmee gushes. “The turbo noises, the wastegate, the whooshes, everything you’re hearing all around you... but you’re looking at this sort of complete elegance and design, everything inside is so nice… what an incredible day!”

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2015 Pagani Huayra Bingo Sports Edition

2015 Pagani Huayra Bingo Sports Edition

The Pagani Huayra made its debut as the successor to the Zonda, though several special-edition Zondas showed up subsequently. The Huayra, like the Zonda, sources its powerplant from Mercedes’ tuning arm, AMG. Also like the Zonda, there are dozens of one-off, special-edition models commissioned by buyers around the globe. This one-off Huayra was commissioned by the folks at Bingo Sports in Japan.

With its gold-and-brown color scheme being one that only an owner can love, this Pagani Huayra is the definition of bespoke. I can’t think of too many people who would choose this color option on anything that wasn’t manufactured in the early 1970s. Maybe next time we’ll see a hunter green and lime green two-tone Huayra. Hell, while we’re at it, let’s go all 1970s and run a full baby-poo green exterior on baby-poo green vinyl interior…

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Pagani Huayra Officially Sold Out; Roadster Version Coming in 2016

Pagani Huayra Officially Sold Out; Roadster Version Coming in 2016

In a not unexpected turn of events, a recent report mentions that the Pagani Huayra has officially sold out, with all build slots for the hypercar having been allocated. It is worth mentioning that the Huayra was originally slated for a 100-unit run, while production capacity is limited to 45 units per year. We can draw a few conclusions from this.

First of all, the limited production and manufacturing capacity mean that some customers won’t receive the cars they ordered until 2016, when the Huayra Roadster is apparently set to be unveiled. Second, you should probably prepare for an increasing number of special-edition Huayras or even one-offs, but they will probably be fewer than Bugatti’s stream of unique Veyrons. On the other hand, the Huayra has been sold out since early 2014, which Horacio himself said in an interview at the Geneva Motor Show, so the latest information on the matter only confirms the old news from the folks at GT Spirit.

There is no official word on the number of Huayras that have been manufactured and sold until now, but it is safe to say that there are plenty more bespoke models coming out in 2015, after which it will be up to its topless brother to keep up with Pagani hypercar demand.

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Pagani Huayra's Most Thorough Review: Video

Pagani Huayra’s Most Thorough Review: Video

There aren’t many cars out there that can outshine a Pagani hypercar in terms of exclusivity, Swiss watch-like attention to detail or gorgeous interiors, and the Huayra is the latest example to further enforce that principle. Representing the first-ever Pagani to be developed from the start as a global car, the Huayra is not a heavily upgraded Zonda, but an all-new model built from the ground up to replace its predecessor, which is oddly still being made by special order.

YouTube user and known car-spotter Saabkyle04 got the chance to have some one-on-one time with a U.S.-spec Pagani Huayra at a luxury car dealership in Miami, managing to give the model what is probably the most comprehensive first-person review it will ever receive. Manufactured entirely by hand, whether we’re talking about the carbon fiber monocoque body, the Mercedes-AMG-sourced V-12 or even its $3,700 aluminum and CNC-machined key fob, the Italian hypercar is simply a masterpiece from any perspective.

Unlike its naturally aspirated predecessor, the Huayra is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 6.0-liter, V-12 that has been developed by Mercedes-AMG especially for the model. With 720 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque on tap, the car can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds, but its performance is far from being its most important feature when you consider that every nut and bolt on the car has been specifically designed for the Huayra and is not shared with any other vehicle. In many ways, Horacio Pagani can probably be viewed as a modern Leonardo da Vinci — he also mixed art and science in many of his creations. If you have a free half hour, the video above will tell you everything you need to know about Horacio’s latest piece of automotive art.

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2015 Pagani Huayra 730 S

2015 Pagani Huayra 730 S

It’s still hard to overstate what Horacio Pagani and the company that carries his name have accomplished since unveiling the original Zonda in 1999. Think about all the supercar start-ups you see on a near weekly basis foisting renders of what will inevitably end up as vaporware within the depths of the Internet. Pagani is one of the rare exceptions. Not only has this tiny company been successful, its been able to show the Italian supercar establishment a few things about how to build truly special cars.

One way Pagani has done this is with its one-off program, and now the company has released new renders of the second Huayra one-off, and the follow-up to the Huayra La Monza Lisa, called the Huayra 730 S.

The 730 S is built exclusively for Mexican movie producer, entrepreneur and self-confessed car-nut Alejandro Salomon. Salomon already has a garage that includes a Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari 458 Italia and a fleet of Mercedes and Bentleys. He’s not exactly wanting for exotic metal at this time, but I’d probably do the same if I were a billionaire. Saloman has nicknamed his new car “the Huayrab.”

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2015 Pagani Huayra Dinastia Special Edition

2015 Pagani Huayra Dinastia Special Edition

Although the Huayra is already two years old, Pagani’s state-of-the-art supercar has barely begun to conquest markets the world over. After reaching U.S. shores in July 2014, shortly after Pagani’s official launch in North America, the Huayra has now landed in China and Macau, where the Italian manufacturer established its Pagani China Automotive Limited (PCAL) operations. To celebrate its entry into the world’s biggest automotive market, Pagani created a special-edition Huayra limited to only three units.

Dubbed Dinastia, which translates to dynasty, the first three Huayras to reach Chinese customers are part of a 100-example allocation for the Asian country. According to Pagani, the first limited-edition Huayra to arrive in Asia consists of three cars because the Chinese pronunciation of the number three sounds like the character "sheng," which represents a new birth and the meaning of life. In the usual Pagani fashion, all three units will be delivered with unique exteriors and a theme specifically tailored for the Chinese market (read dragons and Chinese symbols).

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Video: Pagani Huayra Takes on an American Raceway

Video: Pagani Huayra Takes on an American Raceway

It’s not often that we see the Pagani Huayra being put through its paces on the race track, but that’s not because the Italian supercar is a trailer queen. Simply put, the Huayra is way too exclusive to make such appearances on a regular basis. What’s more, Pagani’s latest creation hit U.S. shores on official terms only a few months ago and it’ll take a while longer before we see it revving its V-12 engine on courses such as the Laguna Seca.

Meanwhile, the folks over at Miller Motorcars, the first dealer to receive the Pagani Huayra in the United States, have put together a short video showing the supercar doing what it knows best: taking fast turns on a race track. The video was obviously created with a commercial purpose in mind, but it’s still a great way to watch it stretch its legs on an American course. The video features a few nice close-ups and there’s even a Pagani Zonda included in the footage. Take a closer look and you’ll also noticed the first Huayra imported to the U.S. We’re talking about the carbon-and-red model we reported about back in July.

There’s only one downside to this video, and that’s the Huayra’s ear-piercing exhaust note has been replaced by a dramatic and less appealing soundtrack.

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2014 Pagani Huayra La Monza Lisa

2014 Pagani Huayra La Monza Lisa

Now that the Pagani Zonda and its countless special editions is dead and buried, the Italian supercar manufacturer can finally focus on the Huayra and the bespoke iterations customers are demanding. We’ve already seen one such model reach U.S. dealerships earlier in 2014, and a second supercar just landed on American soil, this time around in Kris Singh’s garage.

Known as a passionate car collector, Singh joined the exclusive club of Pagani Huayra supercar owners by taking delivery of his unique, La Monza Lisa edition. The first Huayra to feature a special name, Singh’s Pagani showcases a bare carbon-fiber finish and wears a custom Italian Tricolore stripe down its nose, roof and engine bonnet. Adding to its uniqueness is a set of chrome, seven-spoke rims usually seen on the track-confined Pagani Zonda R. A "Pagani" vanity plate rounds off Singh’s Huayra, which is set to turn many heads.

Just like his rare Lamborghini Veneno and the Huracan he’s about to receive will do.

Engine-wise, the Huayra La Monza Lisa is as stock as it gets. Residing under the long rear hood is the same, AMG-sourced, 6.0-liter V-12 that sends 730 horsepower and 740 pound-feet of torque to the wheels and a piercing note through that sexy, center-mounted exhaust.

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First Pagani Huayra Arrives at a U.S. Dealer

First Pagani Huayra Arrives at a U.S. Dealer

If you’re in the market for a new car and have roughly $1.4 million to spend, then your option list just grew by one. This Pagani Huayra is currently for sale in Greenwich, Connecticut and is one of the first — if not the first — Huayras to be sold inside the U.S. You’ll recall Pagani opened up the avenue for Huayras to make their way Stateside just a few weeks ago.

Hand-built in Modena, Italy, the supercar is flown to the U.S. for importation. Its allure comes from its AMG-sourced, twin-turbocharged, 6.0-liter, V-12 engine cranking out 730 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque. A seven-speed sequential gearbox controls the action. The mid-engine machine is capable of holding corners at 1.66 g of lateral acceleration and hitting 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds. Its top speed is an outrageous 230 mph.

This particular example is has its carbon-fiber body exposed for all to see and its interior is covered in red leather. With only has 35 miles on its odometer, this Huayra is ready for a long life of track days and garaged nights. Even with its high price tag, we can’t imagine it sitting on the dealer lot very long. These cars are outrageously rare, with Pagani only building a handful each year.

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Video: Pagani Officially Launched in North America

Video: Pagani Officially Launched in North America

Pagani Automobili has been officially launched in North America. It’s been 22 years since Horacio Pagani established its very own company in Modena, Italy, and 15 years since the very first Zonda left the workshop, and Pagani may now officially sell its supercars in the United States.

And by "supercars" we mean the breathtaking Huayra, the upcoming Huayra Roadster and all the limited edition and bespoke versions that are set to follow. All these V-12-powered rockets can be acquired through the company’s U.S. subsidiary, Pagani WorldWide, across the entire North American continent.

Although U.S. deliveries of the Huayra have only just begun, the said supercar is already familiar with American soil as an import, and a very successful one for that matter. According to Pagani, 40 percent of Huayra sales this year have been accounted by U.S. customers, making North America its largest market. Now that the Huayra can be picked up from specialized dealerships, we expect Pagani to flourish even more in the United States.

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2015 Pagani Huayra Nurburgring Edition

2015 Pagani Huayra Nurburgring Edition

While the aging Pagani Zonda continues to receive one-off, special-edition models, the Huayra has yet to spawn one, not to mention that the Roadster version is still in the works as of June 2014. But fear not, the Huayara is soon to receive the love it deserves from Pagani in the form of a Nurburgring Edition.

That’s the word from a TeamSpeed forum user, who got the chance to sit down and talk to Pagani test driver Davide Testi. The Italian ace had no trouble in spilling the beans about the Huayra’s production plans, and, apparently, they include a limited-edition, track-focused version set to carry the Nurburgring Edition moniker. Only 15 to 25 units will be built, making it one of the rarest supercars ever created.

No additional details are available on this mysterious Huayra, including whether it will be track-exclusive like the Zonda R or not, but expect this rocket to wear a serious aerodynamic kit consisting of a reworked front fascia, a massive rear diffuser and a huge rear wing on the edge of its rear hood. Interior changes will most likely include FIA-compliant racing seats and harnesses, a race-spec steering wheel and even a roll cage.

As with most track-prepped cars, the Huayra Nurburgring Edition is also set to go on a severe diet, with both the chassis and body to ditch more than just a few pounds. Naturally, the beastly 6.0-liter, V-12 heart powering the wheels by means of 730 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque will become even more potent. Expect 0-to-60 mph times to drop below the 2.6-second mark and brace yourselves for a lightning-fast Nurburgring lap record.

Nurburgring Edition aside, the source also reveals that Pagani is looking to build 110 Huayra coupes and 110 roadsters. We have a hunch these will be followed by a bevy of special edition and unique versions.

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**Note: the current Huayra is pictured here, not the Nurburgring Edition.

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Video: Fast is the Only Way to Drive a Pagani Huayra

Video: Fast is the Only Way to Drive a Pagani Huayra

There are cars that you can drive fast and then there are cars that you NEED to drive fast. The Pagani Huayrabelongs in the latter category. The Italian supercar is one of the rare exotics in the world that blissfully combines opulent luxury with incredible performance capabilities. So when you’re behind the wheel of one, as this video shows, there’s a responsibility to push the Huayra to its absolute limit.

Watch the video shot by Marchettino and you’ll understand what we’re talking about. Look at how the Huayra’s interior proudly shouts the meeting of the minds between technology and luxury. That’s not something a lot of other cars can boast of.

But more importantly, listen to the unnerving shriek of that AMG-sourced V-12 engine that belts out 700 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque and it’s easy to get caught up in the undeniable thrill ride that comes with pushing the Huayra to its limits.

There’s no other way to drive this Italian supercar than unleashing all that power on a race track. Just be mindful of trying to handle it because, as the video shows, it can go sideways on you that quickly if you’re not too careful.

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Pagani Huayra Roadster will be Unveiled in the Next 24 Months

Pagani Huayra Roadster will be Unveiled in the Next 24 Months

In the three years since the Pagani Huayra made its debut, Pagani has been a little gun shy on building special-edition models of the supercar. It was a far departure from the Huarya’s predecessor, the Zonda, which had its fair share of special edition models. But according to Autoblog, that’s about to change because Pagani is already planning to build a roadster version of the Huayra, and its coming in the next 24 months.

It’s still not a special-edition model like the ones the Zonda had, but it does give the Huayra that sort of variety it’s been missing since making its debut in 2011. Pagani spokesman Luca Venturi confirmed the company’s plans, and while he stopped short of spilling all the beans about the Huayra Roadster, all signs seem to point to the car receiving the same mechanical features as its coupe counterpart.

So if you’re wondering, there’s a good chance that the Huayra Roadster will come with the same AMG-sourced 6.0-liter, twin-turbo, V-12 engine that produces 730 horsepower. A seven-speed, sequential transmission is also expected to be part of the mechanical framework of the supercar, as is the likelihood of a folding hard-top like the one we saw on the Zonda Roadster that debuted back in 2005.

It’s a welcome development for fans of the Pagani Huayra and that includes us. We still held out hope that something like a Huayra Roadster was in the pipeline even if it became apparent that Pagani wasn’t in a rush to build one. But now that there’s confirmation of it, we’ll definitely keep an eye on its development.

We’re just hoping that the two-year timeframe is accurate, because like everybody else, we’ve already waited for the Pagani Huayra Roadster long enough.

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Video: Pagani Huayra Prototype 3 Looks Crazy in its New Green Wrap

Video: Pagani Huayra Prototype 3 Looks Crazy in its New Green Wrap

The Pagani Huayra continues to be one of the most mental supercars in the world, and even if its in prototype form as this lime green piece of awesomeness is, the Huayra still commands an audience like very few supercars can.

This particular model, which was captured by Marchettino, is actually labeled as Prototype 3, the same vehicle the Italian company used in the development of its electrical components. But whereas it used to don a more subdued matte-black finish with gold wheels, Pagani decided to make it look a lot more, shall we say, "electric."

So the company sought Car Wrapping Milano to give the Huayra Prototype 3 a bright lime green wrap to go with the original matte black accents around the rear bumper and diffuser area. Matching lime green brake calipers were also installed, finishing off a dramatic and colorful change for the Huayra test car.

The rest is nothing short of incredible and probably justifies the twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter AMG-sourced V10 engine under its hood even more. Nothing speaks to a car’s bombastic 720-horsepower output more than an equally bombastic lime green wrap that instantly makes it the envy of all other Huayras.

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Video: Pagani Test Driver Takes His Son for a Wild Ride

Video: Pagani Test Driver Takes His Son for a Wild Ride

A Pagani test driver recently gave his young son an experience he probably will never forget. Ok, that’s a stretch because we don’t know a lot of adults who remember what they were doing when they were three years old. Still, sitting on your dad’s lap while he drives a Pagani Huayra around a short custom circuit will likely give you chills to last a lifetime.

That was the little treat this little tyke was given when he not only got a chance to smell the Huayra’s interior, but he also got a pretty good seat to experience the unbridled power of this insane supercar.

When he should probably be at home playing with his diecast Huayra, this little one is actually sitting on an actual Huayra getting a first-hand experience on what 700 horsepower and 730 pound-feet of tire smoking torque feels like.

You’re a lucky one, young man. Cherish this moment because you’re likely not going to experience it again anytime soon.

For those that are concerned for the safety of the young child; there is no need to worry because this is a professional driver on a closed course.

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