It is always fun to cheer for the underdog…unless you don’t know the true potential of either contestant. At first glance, it might seem ludicrous for a Ford GT to line up against a Lamborghini Huracan Spyder. They are both 2-door supercars, but that is where the similarities end. When a member of the Ecurie Supercar Club stopped in at Hennessey Performance, they decided to see how a raging bull compares to a LeMans-winning Ford.
John Hennessey’s 2018 Ford GT Heritage Edition wears the same livery as the 1968 Ford GT40 that dominated the Mulsanne Straight. It has a 3.5-liter V6 with twin turbos making 647 horsepower and 550 lb-ft of torque. The Huracan Spyder has a 5.2-liter V10 pumping out 610 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. Ford uses a carbon fiber chassis for a curb weight of 3,035 lbs, while the Huracan’s aluminum space frame is over 400 lbs heavier. Tell us what you think of this race in the comments below, and which one you would own. Stay with us for all your Hennessey updates here on Aufofluence.
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