About two months ago, the world caught its first glimpse of a beautiful blue bespoke Pagani Huayra called the “Pearl.” With its dual splitters in the back and carbon fiber intake on the roof, the car was truly one of a kind. And now it’s gone.
When two insanely sexy Italian supercars duke it out on a racetrack, it always makes for some good time-wasting on a Friday afternoon. (Or any time of the day or week, really.)
720 horsepower. 740 lb-ft of torque. $1.3 million dollars of carbon fiber extremism. It's all yours, but only for 24 hours.
"There's only so much talking you can do in the presence of a car like this," Chris Harris says in his latest video — the one in which he drives the Pagani Huayra in Italy.
If you can look past the comparisons to Renaissance era artists and disregard the self importance you might expect from a company that makes ultra exclusive supercars, this 15 minute video produced by Pagani offers an awesome behind the scenes look at the Huayra.
The Pagani Huayra isn't technically legal to drive on city streets in the U.S., but one of the Italian exotics is here for show/testing purposes until it can get around our pesky airbag laws. This didn't stop a cadre of local California law enforcement from stopping the car while being driven by founder Horacio Pagani…
Owning a Pagani Zonda may be a pain when it comes to paying insurance or removing caked road salt from its intricate carbon fiber nooks, but it has its upsides, like doing 200 mph with the grace of a gazelle on drugs. That, and getting invited to Pagani owners’ events to hitch a ride at insane speeds in the new…
Until now, we hadn't heard Mr. Pagani's new Huayra
catfish supercar take to a track in anger, but this Italian videographer not only captured it at full wail, he focused on the car's most appealing angle.
Horacio Pagani says the Huyra roadster will arrive in 2013, he might consider a less-expensive supercar for his next project, and that his first choice for naming the throat-catching Huyara was "Da Vinci."
Wait, are you saying that ancient legends of the Aymara tell us of Huayra Tata, god of wind, who commands the breezes, winds and blizzards that invade the mountains, cliffs and hills of the Andean Highlands? That is fascinating.
By now you've heard 700hp is the new 600hp, and the 6.0-liter, twin-turbo V12 is the new... oops, killed another analogy dead. Yes, Pagani's Huayra debuted in Geneva, and it looks like it wants to be anywhere but there.
After CAR magazine put the Pagani Huayra on its cover, CarsUK unleashed this shot, showing a menacing collections of scoops, sleek headlamps and ... sorry, it's a catfish. I see a catfish. A 700-hp, one-million euro catfish. [CarsUK]