Huracán vs Aventador

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The Lamborghini Aventador is faster and more expensive with it’s V12. While the V10 Huracán is more compact and drivable.

White Lamborghini Aventador packed in an industrial area's parking lot.
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The Lamborghini Aventador give the driver the classic Italian exotic car experience, incredibly fast with a ton of style but quirky and temperamental. The Aventador is long, low, loud, race car-inspired, and fast.

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The Lamborghini Huracán is a livable supercar that can be driven on long trips and dominate on the track. The Huracán is comfortable, adaptable, loud, and raw. The Huracán is less expensive on the sticker price and the maintenance costs.

Lamborghini AventadorLamborghini Huracan
Price (Base)$393,695$261,274
0-602.8 – 3.2 s2.8 – 3.6 s
Top Speed221 mph (356 km/h)201 mph (324 km/h)
Engine ConfigurationV12V10
Engine Displacement6.5 L5.2 L
Horsepower (Low)690 hp572 hp
Horsepower (High)770 hp631 hp
Drivetrain(s)AWDAWD, RWD
Wheelbase106 in (2.7 m)103 in (2.6 m)
Length188 in (4.8 m)176 in (4.4 m)
Width (w/o mirrors)80 in (2.0 m)76 in (1.9 m)
Height45 in (1.1 m)46 in (1.2 m)
Curb Weight (with fluids)3816 lb (1731 kg)*3423 lb (1553 kg)
*LP 700-4

Statistics from the Wikipedia pages for the Aventador and Huracan.

Comparing the Lamborghini Aventador and Lamborghini Huracán

The Aventador and Huracán are more alike than different. But the differences add up to a substantially different character and driving experience.

Key Differences

  • Price: The Aventador is more expensive than the Huracán.
  • Engine: The Huracán has a V10 engine, while the Aventador has a V12.
  • Engine Sounds: Aventador is louder and has that classic, exotic racecar sound from the V12. The Huracán is slightly less loud, and the V10 sound more rough and raw.
  • Speed: The Aventador accelerates fasters and has a higher top speed than the Huracán.
  • Scissor Doors: The Aventador has scissor doors, while the Huracán has conventional doors.
  • Powertrain: The Huracán is available in rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive, whereas the Aventador only comes with an all-wheel-drive drivetrain.
  • Body Dimensions: The Aventador is larger but lower. The Huracán is more compact and slightly taller.
  • Transmission: The Huracán has a more modern, dual-clutch transmission and shifts quicker. The Aventador has a robotized manual with a single clutch.
  • Suspension: The Aventador features a pushrod suspension geometry like a racecar. The Huracán has a more traditional coilover design, enabling more storage space in the front trunk.
  • Influence of Audi: The Huracán is never similar and shares parts with the Audi R8. The Aventador is purely Lamborghini design and manufacturing.
  • Reliability and Maintenance: The Huracán is more reliable and requires less costly maintenance than the Aventador (according to an exotic car rental company.)
  • Storage: Both cars are extremely limited on storage for bags or other things, but the Huracán has more significant and usable storage spaces.

Similarities

  • Mid-Engine: The Aventador and the Huracán are both mid-engined.
  • AWD: All Aventadors and most Huracáns leave the factory as all-wheel-drive.
  • Gears: Both the Aventador and Huracán have 7-speed transmissions, just with very different technology.
  • 2 Seats: Both vehicles are two-seater supercars.
  • Engine Volume: Both the Aventador and the Huracán are some of the loudest cars on the road.
  • Air Intakes: Both the Aventador and the Huracán have two air intakes on the side.
  • Rear End: There are rear air vents, high exhaust pipes and diffusers on the back of the Aventador and Huracán.
  • Tires: Both the Huracán and Aventador sit on Pirelli tires.
  • Convertible Option: Both are available as Spyders

Video of the Huracán vs Aventador in a drag race.

Aventador SVJ vs Huracán Performante

Aventador SV vs Huracán Performante