Top Gear personality Jeremy Clarkson pits the Pagani Zonda C12 S up against a Lamborghini Murcielago. Despite the Murcielago’s slight horsepower advantage, the Zonda puts up a good fight. Watch after the jump.
The C12 S used a 7.0 L (7010 cc) AMG tuned version of the engine producing 550 PS (404 kW/543 hp). It can accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.7 s, to 100 mph in 9.5 s and complete the quarter mile in 11.9 s. Lateral acceleration on the skidpad is 0.98 g (9.6 m/s2). The car is 10 kg (22 lb) lighter than the normal Zonda C12