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Pagani Huayra Finally Gets a Manual: The New Huayra Epitome

09 Jul 2024
  • What are the specifications of the New Pagani Huayra Epitome?
  • What are the interior design features of the New Pagani Huayra Epitome?
  • What are the exterior design features of the New Pagani Huayra Epitome?

In the world of hypercars, Pagani has always stood out for its blend of extreme performance and artisanal craftsmanship. The latest marvel from this revered manufacturer is the Pagani Huayra Epitome, unveiled at the 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed. This isn't just another iteration of the Huayra; it marks a significant milestone as the first Huayra equipped with a manual transmission.

Performance to Thrill

Performance to Thrill

The Huayra Epitome was born out of the desires of an exceptionally affluent client who yearned for a Huayra with a manual shifter. Pagani responded by creating a car that truly represents the pinnacle of their engineering and design prowess. The seven-speed manual gearbox, crafted by Xtrac, features the latest triple-disc clutch technology for superior torque transmission. This transmission is housed within a stunning aluminum open gate, reminiscent of the setup found in the Pagani Utopia.

Powering the Huayra Epitome is a twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V-12 engine sourced from Mercedes-AMG. This beast of an engine produces an astonishing 852 horsepower and 811 pound-feet of torque, with a redline at 6,700 rpm. Such power allows the Epitome to reach a top speed of 217.5 miles per hour. Enhancing the auditory experience is a six-way titanium exhaust system, which not only amplifies the engine's roar but also incorporates a blown diffuser for added downforce.

Refined Handling and Comfort

Refined Handling and Comfort

Pagani's engineers have fine-tuned the suspension of the Epitome, reducing pitch and roll compared to the standard Huayra. Despite these performance enhancements, the car retains a "Super Soft" mode for a more comfortable ride, ideal for leisurely drives along the picturesque roads of Monaco or Lake Como. This mode automatically deactivates at speeds over 93 mph, ensuring the Epitome is as versatile as it is powerful.

Striking Design

Striking Design

The exterior of the Huayra Epitome features subtle yet impactful changes. New front and rear bumpers, complete with LED lighting accents, and a larger grille improve airflow. The rear is dominated by an integrated wing, which adds to the car's aerodynamic efficiency. The entire body is cloaked in a dark blue carbon fiber weave, complemented by gold accents and gold wheels, epitomizing Pagani's commitment to luxury and detail.

The Huayra Epitome was developed by Pagani’s Grandi Complicazioni special vehicles division. The project took nine months to plan and an additional ten months to build, highlighting the meticulous effort and dedication behind this unique creation. Unfortunately for enthusiasts, only one Huayra Epitome exists, making it an exclusive masterpiece that blends old-school driving engagement with cutting-edge performance.

In summary, the Pagani Huayra Epitome is not just a car; it's a statement. It represents Pagani's relentless pursuit of perfection and their ability to cater to the most discerning automotive enthusiasts. With its manual transmission, powerful V-12 engine, and exquisite design, the Epitome truly lives up to its name, embodying the essence of Pagani's automotive artistry.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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