Comments - Pagani Responds to Top Gear Controversy

Published: Feb 28, 2013
Description: Yesterday we reported on speculation that Pagani had fixed its record-breaking lap time at the Top Gear test track. Doubters claimed the Huayra that smashed the Ariel Atom’s record by 1.3 seconds was...
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Francesco Giacomelli Aug 09, 2013
I'm an alpine ski racer and in a race of 1.10 sec race, winning by 1.3 sec it's hard ,because maybe 30 people can stand in a seconds...
porschyis.junk Aug 02, 2013
i prefer the zonda
porschyis.junk Aug 02, 2013
the zonda is better
Hans Wangsness Feb 28, 2013
@wes they're not.. It wasn't only car buzz that had this article
Wesley Snipenheimer Feb 28, 2013
I'm just impressed that carbuzz is respected enough to get a response from Pagani.
Pablo Herasme Feb 28, 2013
Oh oh Looks like Pagani got alittle upset there...
Adam Thomson Feb 28, 2013
It doesnt bother me if they cheated or not, I hope that the Koenigsegg will beat that record!
Quinn Conner Feb 28, 2013
1.3 seconds at 0 mph is nothing. But think of it this way, 1.3 seconds at average track speed of 80mph is quite large! 1.3 seconds in a 60 lap race is huge! Especially on a track that take 1 and a half minutes to complete. It would lap 2nd place
Cian Mac Gearailt Feb 28, 2013
Track times are always extremely tight every spit second counts if you think about 1.3 seconds in le mans every lap its an immense amount of time
Robert Young Feb 28, 2013
1.3 sec...? That's like what blinking 3 times un a row.? How can beating out the other car by 1.3 sec smashing the record?
Noah schlegel Mar 15, 2013
tags it its beautiful car
Tyler Gainey Mar 03, 2013
Shrek ears for mirrors
Noah Roberts Feb 28, 2013
So sexy
Kyle Rawn Feb 28, 2013
Well obviously Jack. Have you seen the price tag?
Marclay Georges Feb 28, 2013
Beautiful.
Wesley Snipenheimer Feb 28, 2013
I think it's ugly.
Pablo Herasme Feb 28, 2013
That front fascia tho
Ashton Summers Feb 28, 2013
I would say I'll take syphilis sevenths, but by then its been around the block more than a whore in "Game of Thrones"
Robert Young Feb 28, 2013
Lol Oscar.
Oscar Galvan Feb 28, 2013
I'll double dip and take sixths ;)
Laura Anne Feb 28, 2013
Just don't like the mirrors
Facundo Planas Martinelli Feb 28, 2013
This is by far, the greatest, most beaufiful, exceptionally executed, best supercar that humankind have seen. It is just a piece of art. Love it!! my favorite machine!
Nodnarb Ydil Feb 28, 2013
There is than one hole...or seat
Wyatt Gordon Feb 28, 2013
Ill have just-about-broken fifths
Paul Trahan Feb 28, 2013
I'll take drippy fourths.
Oscar Galvan Feb 28, 2013
I'll take sloppy 3rd
Robert Young Feb 28, 2013
Dylan this is sloppy 2nd's I'd take after you buddy!!
Dylan Bruder Feb 28, 2013
Hello beautiful
Description: According to Luca, Pagani offers its customers three types of tires - PZero, PZero Corsa and PZero Trofeo - developed specifically by Pirelli. Pagani asserts they're all homologated for street use, an...
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Samuel Bonorden Apr 30, 2013
You can't compare completely different tracks
Jake Dula Mar 01, 2013
Omg, people, Pagani offers these tires as a factory, street-legal option... What's the problem?
Shathan Alkhalili Mar 01, 2013
2 seconds of a lap is alot of time and some1 like the stig wont lose them , u still cant take the lap into account as these tires make a huge diffrence and all cars tested must be standard <3 Pagani
Robert Murray Byl Mar 01, 2013
Lol wow some peeps could make a trilogy out if this tire controversy lol
Ben Knorr Mar 01, 2013
@ Noah - Your right. It's top gear, an entertainment show, not to be taken too seriously. I still love all of mr.pagani's creations, in spite of his admittedly brilliant trickery.
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
@ryan - they already admitted to using grooved slicks. the loophole is they claim they will provide the same grooved slicks to customers as a factory option. it's all technically legal, just very cheaty and imo unnecessary.
Brian Micinski Feb 28, 2013
Bah. Seriously still arguing? It's a factory option. They probably didn't mention it before the run because its a factory option! Just because they didn't say we're putting the best tires we offer on doesn't mean they cheated. Still street legal.
Noah Roberts Feb 28, 2013
We really didn't care in the first place
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
You may be right I looked further into it I don't think pagani did that though and if they did wouldn't the tires end up having pretty much the same levels of grip as the factory tires of the same compound
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Plus u can't compare your results with street tires on your jeep vs professionals with the correct tools and racing slicks
Kyle Kloewer Feb 28, 2013
It blew me away. Ariel needs to rethink somethings
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Ryan u also need to take into account that these are professionals and do these things for a living, just cause yours went to shit fast doesn't make it a fact, many racing teams takeracing slicks and cut groves into them to make them rain tires... If u use the correct tools it wworks perfectly find
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
In them they would get torn up to bad to produce sufficient grip
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
Out will rip it to pieces I cut the tread on my jeeps mud tires the areas I cut before the tires got stollen degraded all to shit and I never drove more then 15 miles on them at a time my point is if they took the slicks and cut a tread pattern
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
Shaving a tire is completely different the problem with actually cutting into a tire is it makes it ware incredibly quickly because the edges on the cuts in the tire no longer have a smooth heat cured edge so running a tire like that on a track balls
Ellis Yi Feb 28, 2013
I think that was a good answer from the guy
Pablo Herasme Feb 28, 2013
If its not an option then its cheating
Lou Guerrero Feb 28, 2013
I've seen a bunch of tires get shaved in pits. TireRack.com will shave your tires down to 4/32" before they ship to have sticky rubber ASAP.
Colby Church Feb 28, 2013
Tires are important, wouldn't you want the best? Pagani's tires are DOT approved and are street legal and offered with the car. Totally fair. Pagani is awesome. They build a car so well that people have to make lame excuses.
Colby Church Feb 28, 2013
@Ben You are seriously one of the most ignorant commenters in the history of this site. Many tires are made specially for cars. Veyron, Viper, and Corvette all have special tires. It's nothing new.
Aj White Feb 28, 2013
@Ryan You r wrong. It is possible to cut a tread pattern into a tire. Seen it done on a few cars and the first time I saw it was on a mustang, they cut a mustang head tread pattern into the tire. Not saying pagani did this just saying its possible.
Dillon Dixon Feb 28, 2013
@ben Most people who buy the Huayra aren't worried about driving it in all kinds of weather. If you planned on going to the track often with it, then why wouldn't you order the best tires. If the customer can buy it, then it is not cheating.
Boyd Boudreaux Feb 28, 2013
So basically y'all all fighting over that all super, sport and hyper cars should run the same tire for each particular track crazy!! Then they should weigh, have the same power numbers and so on. These type arguments never get solved
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
Go back to the article from yesterday and look at the tread pattern of the tires on the pagani sitting on the test gear track
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
And it is still impossible to modify a slick tire into a treaded tire
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
The tread pattern on the cars tires in the actual photo matches the p zero trofeo on there website
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
so why doesn't the tread pattern match any of the tires on pirelli's website?
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
Srt will be putting the Pirelli trofeo on the viper now so the r compound street legal tires are readily available and used as standard equipment by many manufacturers
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
Temperature like with a slick regardless of compound pagani did not cheat they used the tire option available in the factory trim Porsche puts the same level tire from Michelin on the gt3 and rs models gm puts the Michelin on the z06 and zr1 also
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
Process Michelin makes the same type of tires like some one said before the zr1 that uses the michelins stomped the srt viper on its Pirelli p zero corsas so Pirelli has developed a softer compound tire you do not need to bring a treaded tire up to
Ryan Rainville Feb 28, 2013
The third tire option is not modified slicks they are made from the same compound as slicks but it is not possible to cut a tread pattern into a tire tires are extruded with the tread pattern pressed into the malleable hot rubber during the extrusion
Robert Murray Byl Feb 28, 2013
Ok wouldn't they say that in the begging of this whole thing then lol
Shift Knob Feb 28, 2013
This makes me think of the Viper article from 2/24.... SRT went back to Pirelli to obtain a more aggressive tire option for the Viper after the Corvette performed so well on its stickier tires. Sounds like a mature response to a competitors advantage
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
I just wish they would have had faith in their car and left the unmodified tires on. Would have avoided such controversy.
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
who in their right mind would order grooved slicks?? You'd have to break all kinds of laws to get them up to operating temperature and they would dangerous on the street just running cold. technically, yes, it's street legal so the time will stay.
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
if you guys want to swallow mr. Pagani's spoonful of shit with a grin, that's cool. I'm gonna pass. why didn't they come clean about the tires in the first place? how long have the modified slicks been an option?
Brian Micinski Feb 28, 2013
This in fact isn't close to cheating. It is one of three factory options that is street legal. Legit lap. The rules are everything has to be street legal and it was.
Laura Anne Feb 28, 2013
Saved face is a respectable manner. Wicked.
Zeus Mocha Feb 28, 2013
Respect
Blake Antil Feb 28, 2013
Wow that's bold. Saying "We didn't cheat. And it could have gone faster." All I have to say it Do it up!!
Haoliang Li Feb 28, 2013
Still, if it rained that day slicks would be a bad move....
David Gray Feb 28, 2013
Ok when I read about this yesterday I was annoyed that they had put different tyres on for the hot lap. But if its an option that is offered to general customers then it doesn't matter, tyres were legal n the lap time is good
Paul Dickey Feb 28, 2013
Nicely put Oscar
Taylor Garry Feb 28, 2013
@Ben, street legal buddy. Thats all that matters. So no, that is in no way even close to cheating
Nathan Lo Feb 28, 2013
Makes much more sense now
Ricky Austin Bride Feb 28, 2013
The word "hater" needs to disappear.
Oscar Galvan Feb 28, 2013
Of its an option that is offered to their customers, then in no way is it cheating. If no other company does this that is there problem. Complaining it used the best it offers is like complaining some cars used to much carbon fiber instead of aluminum
Nelson Alexander Feb 28, 2013
Lol they answered in a hurry
Jesse Jalapeno Feb 28, 2013
Weather it had slicks or not(which it technically didn't) it's still a badass car, people are just jealous cause they don't like it
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
It would be like throwing race gas in the car and saying " that's what it comes with from the factory".
Ben Knorr Feb 28, 2013
what a bunch of suckers you guys are. Taking race SLICKS and cutting grooves in them to make them street legal is as cheaty a move as ever been played. I love pagani as much as the next guy but let's call it what it is. Tires need to remain oem.
Matt Piccolo Feb 28, 2013
Fair enough
Boyd Boudreaux Feb 28, 2013
In the defense of all cars that make a track run wouldn't you want the best tire for that particular track they just made a better choice. That being said love the craftsmanship of this car
Victor Pitts Feb 28, 2013
I'm not quite sure who's 'hating' here, but jolly good show, Pagani! Way to stay a boss!
Dennis Choong Feb 28, 2013
Stig's probably a little apprehensive driving a car costing this much
Sam Oglesby Feb 28, 2013
No they didn't cheat they just cut some groves in a zonda r's tyres and say they are road legal
Manny Portas Feb 28, 2013
Lol hahaha stig had an off day! This thing is fast!!!! Haters
Brandon Fischer Feb 28, 2013
I knew they wouldn't cheat. I didn't think they really had any reason to. I'm so glad they responded so quickly.
Drew Humphrey Feb 28, 2013
Pagani to the haters: "Nope we didn't cheat; we were actually just a little less awesome than we thought we could be."
Brittany Sawyer Feb 28, 2013
Well its settled. Of course they wouldnt cheat.
Dylan Bruder Feb 28, 2013
And pagani will just blow past the haters
Barry Boo Wilson Feb 28, 2013
And haters will still hate.
Stephen Cobbs Feb 28, 2013
Good stuff.
Aaron Crisp Feb 28, 2013
Hells yeah.
Luke Purdy Feb 28, 2013
And there we go ladies and gentlemen. Knew the Pagani was capable of pulling off that time. Now lets move on
Jason Ortiz Feb 28, 2013
Thank god
Paul Dickey Feb 28, 2013
Hot damn. Love to hear this.
Joel Mitchel Kanny Jul 20, 2013
I don't care about what tyres they chose! TopGear should've chosen the right ones!
mutisyajonathan Jun 04, 2013
exhaust looks awesome
Jake Dula Mar 01, 2013
This is a truly great car, but I'm with the Zonda too. I just love how completely bonkers the Zonda was, this isn't quite as mental.
Jacob Burford Feb 28, 2013
This is so sexy! Deserves to be at the top of the leader board!
Ellis Yi Feb 28, 2013
Yeah the front looks off compared to The car...too many lines
Zeus Mocha Feb 28, 2013
Yea something is wrong with that fascia.
Scuttle Buttocks Feb 28, 2013
Huh, never really looked at the mouth before... Looks a little bit like a catfish.
DeUahn Wells Feb 28, 2013
Yeah man, I'm team Zonda too
Wyatt Gordon Feb 28, 2013
I like this, but it can never live up to the Zonda IMHO. That was just so much cooler and crazier than this will ever be.
Oscar Galvan Feb 28, 2013
Well the zonda r wasn't as beautiful as this. So now I'm really torn between this and the Agera R
Kyle Rawn Feb 28, 2013
Hi Meng, and yes Brian it feels like a step back from the more radical design of the Zonda R.
Matt Piccolo Feb 28, 2013
Agreed Brian
Brian Howard Feb 28, 2013
Still prefer the zonda
Tyler Howell Feb 28, 2013
Hi Meng!!
Vong Kim Meng Feb 28, 2013
Hi my name meng
Jorge Gonzalez Mar 01, 2013
yea they act like the air flaps on airplanes. probably more for looks though
William Downs Mar 01, 2013
No there not used as air brakes, they don't go verticle enough to apply that kind of force, but u are correct with the rest though.. Really a genius idea probably my favorite feature on the car
Jacob Burford Feb 28, 2013
Love that ass!
Jacob Burford Feb 28, 2013
Live that ass!
Noah Roberts Feb 28, 2013
Dat ass
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Pablo there not airbrakes, there self adjusting spoilers used to adjust down force at all 4 corners on the fly
Pablo Herasme Feb 28, 2013
I like the when the airbrakes are deployed, but I don't think it has much function since this car can stop pretty quick
Γιάννης Νικολάου Feb 28, 2013
It has strange spoiler!!!
Joel Pascual Feb 28, 2013
Um, maybe the flaps?
Zeus Mocha Feb 28, 2013
Something about it looks like a jet from the back.
Jake Dula Mar 01, 2013
Good job on the lap, Stiggy, now find another 2 seconds and get rid of them... Lol
Jacob Burford Feb 28, 2013
Stig FTW
Jordan Nishida Feb 28, 2013
Stig is the best
Jared Palmer Feb 28, 2013
I think he's smuggling wood
Pablo Herasme Feb 28, 2013
Some say that he thinks that the new Corvette and Viper are made by the same company... And that he secretly lives in an underground facility at the Nurburgring.
Miranda Nearlydriftingondreams Pavelle Feb 28, 2013
@Drew yeah, I agree. It is way more fun not knowing who the Stig is. He's just The Stig. Don't need anything more than that.
Aaron Crisp Feb 28, 2013
Some say his fingernails have 330bhp and his tongue can strip the paint off a Porsche in 30 seconds....
Nithin Veliyuth Feb 28, 2013
Some say, that one of his legs gets longer when he sees a pretty lady!
Joshua Arnott Feb 28, 2013
Some say that he knows three facts about ducks, and all of them are wrong, and that his discharge is luminous. All we know is he's called the stig.
Paul Trahan Feb 28, 2013
Some say he drinks through a bendy straw and his favorite month is April. All we know is he is called The Stig!!!!
Jay York Feb 28, 2013
Some say he removed his pants with an Allen wrench and he's afraid of ducks...
Greg Kenerly Feb 28, 2013
Some say his blood is made of Nitrous Oxide and his bones are made of Carbon Fibre. All we know is we call him the Stig...
Wyatt Gordon Feb 28, 2013
Some say he cant tell the difference between sitting in this, and on his daily driver- a fisher-price power wheels electric Jeep
Ryan Luellen Feb 28, 2013
Some say his eyes blink sideways and he loves German folk music all we know he's called the stig
Anthony Iron Maiden Lucero Feb 28, 2013
Some say his hands are made of carbon fiber. All we know is he's called the stig
Alex Alvarado Feb 28, 2013
Some say he lacks the capability to read any human language...
Caleb McCoy Feb 28, 2013
The Stig is obviously beside himself
Oscar Galvan Feb 28, 2013
And here we can observe the stig in his natural habitat. notice how calm he is before going on the attack
Alex Bouckley Feb 28, 2013
@dylan lol that would be hilarious
Drew Humphrey Feb 28, 2013
I want The Stig to remain anonymous.
Kaigan Viner Feb 28, 2013
In order to stay true to character, if the book were to be written as the Stig, it wouldn't be comprehended by us normal folk. It would have to had been in lines of code or something. Or an audiobook of morse code
Mohammed Suhail Jamil Feb 28, 2013
.... And have a small cameo on fifth gear with those top gear wannabes!! Lol
Mohammed Suhail Jamil Feb 28, 2013
My thoughts exactly Raymond
Dylan Bruder Feb 28, 2013
But if it was written by the stig it would be 400 blank pages lol
Raymond Reynoso Feb 28, 2013
Seriously, Ben Collins is nuts to have let this job go for a book that didn't sell that well- just to do stunts in the new James Bond movie. He could have done that w/o revealing his name. The book would have sold more if it was written as The Stig
Alex Bouckley Feb 28, 2013
I wish I had his job...
mutisyajonathan Jun 04, 2013
like carbuzz
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Yea idk I ran threw pirellis website and these don't match whatthey show is the trofeo in the least bit, but oh well
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
nd then they show a pic of the corsas, which look like normal road tires, for comparison.
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
I googled the pictures and I see how it's confusing cuz some of the corsas on google look similar to these, but im going off what jalopnik said because they spoke with pagani on the matter and show this exact picture saying that they're the trofeos a
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
See now I'm confused, my phone never loaded the photos from jalopnik, but whenever I Google the tires I get these under corsa, and the trofeo show up looking like the tires the jalopnik article said were the corsa, so either Google or jalopnik got there pics in the wrong place
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
corsas used in the rest of the test.
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
Did you read the right article? There were two. Because it clearly states "these are the corsa: (picture of corsa tires)" and "these are the trofeo: (same picture as above)." All I'm saying is that these are the trofeo(used for the lap) not the
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Corsa have the long curved tread pattern, and the trofeo have a bunch if small verticle lines cut in them
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
I read the article, but what makes u think these are the trofeo, u can simply Google the corsa tire and see the direct match, the trofeo were only used for the hot lap, all the other footage was on the corsa tires
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
Just check jalopnik. Unless they are wrong, they make it very clear what pagani said and which tires are which.
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
No there not cause if u Google the trofeo and corsa u can see the pattern, just cause there torn up doesn't make then the trofeo, remember Hammond beat on the car also but he was using the standered corsa tires, when stig went to do the lap the tires were changed... Pagani was just smart and used there better track purpose street tire instead of the OEM factory ones
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
@william, these are the modified zonda R or "trofeo" tires that were used during the lap, not the corsas. At least according to jalopnik (who actually spoke to pagani) they are.
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Marcos these are the pirelli corsa tires, not the specially cut trofeo tires, while I agree pagan in should have used the stock tires like everyone else, but top gear rules just say its gotta be a factory option... I still think it would have beaten the lap record regardless just not by as much.
Marcos Collazo Feb 28, 2013
But that Ben kid will somehow cry about how these are grooved slicks
Marcos Collazo Feb 28, 2013
Those tires sure look street legal..
Kris Ramnauth Feb 28, 2013
What??
Wyatt Gordon Feb 28, 2013
Id beat the crap out of this- then Id polish it the second Im done lol
Angelo Baclay Feb 28, 2013
This is not a hoe money bitch ride nigga
Paul Dickey Feb 28, 2013
I feel bad for you Tyler if you can't see the craftmanship in this picture.
Jared Oteri Feb 28, 2013
Yeah a HAND BUILT motor by amg. How can you not call that craftsmanship? Along with all the carbon fiber you see which is also hand layed.
Peter Mark Gacek Feb 28, 2013
It's not an engine built by MB, but by AMG. There's a difference
Tyler Wallace Feb 28, 2013
Craftsmen ship ? It's a engine by MB
Brittany Sawyer Feb 28, 2013
This is a work of art.
Dylan Bruder Feb 28, 2013
Such craftsmanship
Paul Dickey Feb 28, 2013
I drool when looking at this car.
Daniel Eads Feb 28, 2013
This tire isn't street legal. It's what's on the zonda r. They cut groves in it to make it legal.
Kyle Kloewer Feb 28, 2013
It's called smart strategy
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
These are the trofeo tires used on the zonda R witch this car is, the trofeo pagani uses for the huyara are are groved to make them street legal... Pagani fallowed the rules, tires just have to be factory, pagani was smart and tossed on one of there optional tires, its not cheating. They apparently understood the rules better
Pablo Herasme Feb 28, 2013
These are def slicks
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
or not. But either way, this car is still extremely capable and probably still quicker than the atom if not the same on "normal" tires.
Matthew Mckernan Feb 28, 2013
The last pic after the stig pic are the trofeos they used these are actual slicks for comparisons. The trofeos may be street legal but they are not supposed to be used in heavy rain so I guess it's still up for debate whether it was completely fair
Adenis KalashNikov Ruci Feb 28, 2013
It's a different car guys calm down
Oscar Galvan Feb 28, 2013
Yea the shock mount and tires looks more like zonda R
Erik Scherer Feb 28, 2013
If my tires looked like that, THEY wouldn't pass! lol
Dillon Dixon Feb 28, 2013
Yep, gold wheel so this is the Zonda R.
Drew Humphrey Feb 28, 2013
I think these are the slicks and the next slide are the ones on the Hyuara
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
Yes this is the zonda, not the huyara notice the different shock mount, but this is the trofeo tire, crazy that that's street legal, but like already stated deffinatly not street safe
Dylan Bruder Feb 28, 2013
I think this is a zonda r the wheel looks different
Barry Boo Wilson Feb 28, 2013
Next pic is the ones I believe they are talking about. Like a overpriced Toyo R888 I figure.
Barry Boo Wilson Feb 28, 2013
Street legal....not really street safe LOL! Hit a squirrels piss trail and hydro :).
Raymond Reynoso Feb 28, 2013
These are not the Pirelli Trofeo right? That would be insane.
Aaron Crisp Feb 28, 2013
These are street legal?
Sharon Hope May 05, 2013
Too Posh
Sharon Hope May 05, 2013
Cool
Preston Ming Mar 01, 2013
yeah..Thor's helmet wouldn't fit my big ass head haha
William Downs Mar 01, 2013
At least he chose a bad ass super hero
Jake Dula Mar 01, 2013
All this said by a man in a superhero mask in his profile pic... Lol jk
Preston Ming Feb 28, 2013
but they still have to defend them. Meaning someone has to argue the facts, I don't mind doing it ;)
Preston Ming Feb 28, 2013
if it's street legal, so be it. I like controversy but I don't like being a sheep and following the herd. look at defense attorneys, they may not think their client is innocent..
Preston Ming Feb 28, 2013
if tread depth is shallow..it doesn't channel water from the tire surface effectively..this creating a slick surface, therefore, hydroplaning.
William Downs Feb 28, 2013
These are the corsa tires not the trofeo tires, top gear says tires just have to be street legal and a factory option, everyone else always just send there cars bone stock, pagani fallowed then rules they got smart and took advantage of there options, not really paganis fault no one else thought to do so
Ben August Feb 28, 2013
@Preston: How do you know it would hydro? I mean, I'm not a "Tread Pattern Expert" so I won't say that it won't, but if it is street legal, that means it has met all safety testing standards. Do they not test in the rain?
Corey Alan Kelley Feb 28, 2013
Well Preston they're street legal tires which is what the controversy was about... So I don't think there's a flag to wave..
Preston Ming Feb 28, 2013
sure you could use these on the street in dry conditions, but in no way they are safe. Love the car..but I still wave the bs flag
Preston Ming Feb 28, 2013
basically all I see is a soft compound tire with grooves..so they are "wet" slicks..so that makes them street legal? I guarantee any amount of water on the road and you'd hydro right into a tree...
Jason Johnson Feb 28, 2013
That is truly impressive! I want to see the R version of this car. Get those slicks on baby! Simply awesome!
Barry Boo Wilson Feb 28, 2013
That's more like it.