Poll: Ford GT or Lamborghini Aventador?
Supercars are all amazing pieces of engineering, scary fast with incredible grip wrapped in styling that never fails to draw a crowd.
But we all have our favorites. You may be partial to products from Maranello, perhaps Gaydon’s greatest really tickle your fancy. But in this exotic realm, would you rather have a Lamborghini or a Ford?
Yes, in this poll we’re pitting the legendary Aventador against Dearborn’s brand-new GT in an internet popularity contest. Which model are you going to vote for?
In “base” form, the Lamborghini in this tossup features a glorious 6.5-liter V12 that delivers 690 horsepower, enough to push the angular Aventador to 62 miles an hour in less than 3.0 seconds. A seven-speed semi-automatic transmission can shift in the blink of an eye, enabling this shocking performance.
Helping it handle all that power is a cutting-edge pushrod suspension system that was inspired by Formula One cars. Its carbon fiber-monocoque structure could also be used in racing.
As for the Ford, its measly V6 engine could have been pulled from a Taurus, or so you might think at first blush. It may be down half-a-dozen cylinders, but this twin-turbocharged EcoBoost lump delivers the goods, 647 horsepower, nearly as much as the Aventador offers, with 550 lb-ft of torque (though it probably doesn’t sound as glorious). It’s matched to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Like its Italian rival, the GT is made largely of carbon fiber and features a cutting-edge suspension arrangement, one with an adjustable ride height and three-mode dampers.
As for pricing, the blue-oval offering in this comparison is decidedly NOT blue collar, stickering for around $450,000, about $10K more than the Aventador.
Which of these cars do YOU prefer? Compare them here for more details and make sure to vote for a favorite!
Born and raised in metro Detroit, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. Putting his Bachelor's Degree in Journalism to good use, he's always pumping out videos, reviews, and features for AutoGuide.com. When the workday is over, he can be found out driving his fully restored 1936 Ford V8 sedan. Craig has covered the automotive industry full time for more than 10 years and is a member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).
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