Photo Finish: Lamborghini Huracan Spyder vs. Aventador Roadster Drag Race

Whether you're in the market for a Lamborghini or not (Christmas could come early this year...), you probably already know that one doesn't choose the Aventador over the Huracan for the superior cylinder count. While the big brother does put on a more serious show, the two Raging Bulls are extremely close in terms of straight line performance.
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The examples that demonstrate this keep coming, with the freshest one arriving straight from Russia. That's where a pair of Lamborghini owners recently decided to throw their machines at each other, with the result being the kind of drag race that keeps one in frong of the screen from start to finish.

To be more precise, we're talking about a Huracan Spyder duking it out with an Aventador Roadster. Since we're talking about the Russian drag racing championship, the machines engaged in a fight that saw both the quarter-mile and their half-mile performance being recorded, among others.

Fortunately, this isn't one of those sprinting brawls that are affected by the difference between the reaction times of their drivers.

Now, before we invite you to check out the Raging Bull duel, let's talk about what happens when these two Sant'Agata Bolognese machines fight on paper.

You see, the Aventador Roadster tops the Huracan Spyder regarding the power-to-weight ratio, but only slightly. And that's because the V12 model comes with 2.7 kilograms per hp, while the V10 wielder burdens each of its horses with 2.8 kg.

The heftiest difference between the two comes from the torque department, where the 6.5-liter heart of the Aventador easily tops the 5.2-liter motor of the Huracan (think: 690 vs 560 Nm).

Both mid-engined animals packs all-wheel-drive hardware. And while the differences between their trannies are significant, since the Huracan packs a dual-clutch gearbox and the Aventador uses a single-clutch Independent Shif Rods box, the full load shift times of the two are comparable.

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