There was a time just some brief years in the past the place the Lamborghini Aventador, significantly in SV guise, was one of many quickest and most ferocious supercars available on the market. However that was then and that is now – and issues have modified.
Throughout a collection of efficiency exams, CarWow pitted a Ferrari 488 Pista and McLaren 720S in opposition to an Aventador SV to see which might come out on high. On paper, it needs to be very evenly matched, however in actuality, it’s fairly clear which automotive is the quickest and which is the slowest.
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Within the first drag race from a standing begin, the rear-wheel drive 720S and 488 Pista battle for traction whereas the Aventador S rockets off the road due to its all-wheel drive system. This supplies it with a big head-start and the Ferrari and McLaren are solely in a position to cross it after the Lamborghini driver hit a pothole and let off the throttle. Within the second and most telling race, the Aventador once more has a bonus off the road, however earlier than lengthy, the McLaren and Ferrari velocity previous the Lamborghini. Mere moments later, the 720S surges forward of the 488 Pista, despite the fact that each vehicles have a claimed 710 hp.
Two rolling races are additionally held. Within the first, the McLaren simply wins whereas within the second, the Ferrari takes the victory – however it jumped off the beginning. The SV, in the meantime, was left within the mud.
What’s significantly superb in regards to the efficiency supplied up by the Ferrari 488 Pista and McLaren 720S is that, in idea, they belong within the area of interest beneath the Aventador and rival the Huracan. Then once more, the Aventador is the oldest of the three, and this check exhibits how quickly the ‘junior’ supercar section has developed.