For the last 10 years, the supercar known as PAGANI Zonda only appeared only in 2 forms – garage trophy of Wall Street bankers gambling on mortgage securities and nocturnal emissions of car enthusiasts. Now comes confirmation that its successor, the PAGANI Huayra, will be available in the U.S. later this year, a first for the auto maker.
Named after the God of Wind, Huayra Tata, a calm figure with mercurial temper when astir. Similarly, the Huayra by PAGANI Automobili is one of refinement with only subtle hint of speed. That is till you awaken its powerplant, a Mercedes-Benz AMG produced twin turbo V12, able to generate 700+ horsepower and 730 pound-feet of torque. Second to the PAGANI line, the vehicle could churn up roadways at 230 mph with air breaks to assist in stopping. Gull wing entries unveil a well appointed cockpit wrapped with the finest leather seats, steering column, dashboard, and more. Control gauges and information hub are in polished chrome with hint of carbon fiber application. In a release statement, founder Horacio Pagani stated “This automobile is the result of five years of dedicated effort from the Pagani team and we see this as an unprecedented opportunity to continue expanding our vision of the future for the supercar industry.” Details in regard to set launch dates and dealerships will be available in the coming weeks.