Words By: Christopher & Stephen Parry:
The beautiful Pagani Huayra was introduced to the world back in 2011 as the replacement for the legendary and iconic Pagani Zonda. That is seven years ago and although that doesn’t seem like a long time ago, seven years is a lifetime in the supercar world but despite the age of the Huayra it still looks amazing and hasn’t aged a bit.
Seven years on since the introduction of the Huayra and Pagani have delivered the 100th and final Huayra Coupe. Known as the Huayra L’Ultimo (“the last” in Italian) this piece of automotive art was recently delivered to entrepreneur and owner of Miami based Prestige Imports, Brett David.
What makes the Huayra L’Ultimo so special? Well for starters the paintwork on the Huayra L’Ultimo is inspired by the livery on Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes AMG Formula Car. As a result this one of a kind hypercar features turquoise accents across the exterior including the front splitter, wing mirrors, hood, wheels, roof and rear diffuser. The rest of the exterior is made up of silver paint and exposed carbon fiber.
The Huayra L’Ultimo also wears a Zonda Cinque inspired carbon fiber roof scoop and a full carbon fiber custom fixed rear wing. The exterior design look amazing in the metal but it is of an acquired taste and may not appeal to everyone.
Under the skin the Huayra L’Ultimo is a BC spec car so we can only assume it shares the same improved version of the standard Huayra’s 6.0 litre twin turbocharged AMG V12 engine, which produces a mental 745 hp (555 kW) of power and a top speed of over 350 kilometers per hour.
The Huayra L’Ultimo is the last Huayra Coupe to be built and with that said Pagani can now focus all their energy on building the Huayra Roadster and Huayra Roadster BC versions as well as one off Zonda special editions for the super wealthy.
It is believed that Pagani are also working on two new models including the replacement for the Huayra. It is believed the Huayra’s replacement will feature the same 6.0 liter AMG V12 engine but very little information is available at this time.
I recently saw a standard Huayra Coupe in person and the attention to detail was amazing. Everything looked like a piece of art and was crafted to the highest possible standards and this explains why it took Pagani seven years to produce the same amount of cars that a large mass production auto manufacturer can produce in a few hours.