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Pagani Huayra Roadster Spotted on Cremona Circuit, Shows Removable Roof Panel

The cold seasons may have stepped in, but the hypercar industry isn't ready to give in to the caprices of the weather. And the latest example of this comes from Pagani and its Huayra Roadster.
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No, the Italians haven't gone mad, they're well aware of the fact that the open-top incarnation of the Huayra needs proper temperatures to be enjoyed to its full extent, which is why the Roadster is excepted to make its debut in March, at the Geneva Motor Show.

Meanwhile, though, the prototypes are out playing and earlier this week a Huayra Roadster was photographed enjoying some track time.

The hypercar was spotted on Italy's Cremona Circuit yesterday, with the track being about 70 miles (110 km) away from the Pagani factory in San Cesario Sul Panaro - helmet tip to Matteo Migliorati for this image.

The sighting is the second one this month, with the previous one having taken place on the road.

While the test car is still wearing full camouflage, it seems the carmaker has gifted the Huayra Roadster with a removable roof panel, following the path set by the Zonda Roadster.

As you can see in the early November road images to your right, the rear deck has also been redesigned.

Given Pagani's carbon fiber expertise, the Roadster shouldn't me much heavier than the fixed-roof model, which tips the scales at 2,980 lbs/1,350 kg in dry trim.

However, since the carmaker has upped the ante on the technical front with both the Huayra BC and the retrofittable Tempesta Package, which is destined for the "standard" coupe, the Roadster will also benefit from various tech updates.

And if you happen to be willing to dig deeper into the three Huayra flavors currently on the street (Coupe, Coupe with Tempesta Pack and BC), here's a comparo for you.

Pagani has already shown the Huayra Roadster to its clientele during a private event held back in June. The automaker plans to build 100 units of the topless model, just as it has with the Coupe, but given the company's passion for special editions, we'll get to enjoy a richer performance bouquet.


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