Pagani, the leading Italian sports sedan manufacturer, as the substitute to the aging Zonda, first introduced the Huayra as a coupe in 2012. However, the automaker continued rolling out the special edition of Zonda models through 2014. The automaker constructed only 100 units of Huayra and after selling out of all the units, reports of an R version started flowing shortly following the coupe was introduced. Currently, a new report claims that The R version will be released as the 2016 model year vehicle. The 2016 Pagani Huayra R will be a hack-up of the 2012 coupe. Instead, the automaker will provide it with a healthy power boost, make it more frivolous than the coupe, and offer the drop top its individual chassis.
2016 Pagani Huayra R Exterior
The exterior styling is not a real secrecy, because it involves just taking the coupe and hacking the roof from it. This means that it is going to get the same external features as those of the coupe. At the same time, the new R is expected to have its own chassis, sub casings, and an aerodynamic kit. Furthermore, the 2016 model R will be more frivolous than the current coupe by 110 pounds (50 kg), putting it at an overall weight of 2860 pounds (1,300 kg), which is astonishing for a roadster to have less weight than its coupe equivalent. Some of the external elements the new model R is expected to come with include a giant aero wing, bigger exhaust outlets, a new front splitter and a novel rear splitter.
Pagani has not made any modification in the interior design, so it would come with same interior features of the coupe version. However, some minor tweaks can be expected inside the cabin of the new vehicle, such as an unlimited headspace for taller passengers. There may be some luxurious technology improvements, as well, in the equipment section, according to the modern day needs. The automaker has taken all efforts to make the cabin of the 2016 Pagani as the most comfortable and luxury one in the category super sedans.
2016 Pagani Huayra R Specs, 0-60, Engine
The 2016 Huayra R is expected to be equipped with the same engine as that of coupe version, but it is redesigned to perk up the fuel economy and the performance of the new vehicle. As a result, the redesigned mill will be a 6.0-liter, V12 engine to offer a more power output of 750 HP, which is more than that of the coupe version that offered only 710 HP. The anticipated twist of the new vehicle would be 1100Nm. Due to the additional power and the lower weight, the next gen Pagani Huayra R is supposed to be than the Coupe, which attains the velocity of 60 mph from the start in 3.2 seconds. However, by means of the improved aerodynamic kit, the maximum velocity of the 2016 model R will be 231 mph, which is slightly lower than that of the coupe.
Price and the release date
The 2016 Pagani Huayra R is expected to be released for sale during the concluding part of 2015. The current Huayra Coupe is available at a base price of $1.4 million, which indicates that the new Pagani Huayra 2016 price will probably start about at a minimum cost of $1.5 million, and may even reach $1.6 million. Similar to the coupe model, the production of R version of Huayra will be restricted to 100 units only.
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