A faster, more focused version of the Pagani Huayra has been seen testing for the first time

This is a new version of the Pagani Huayra, which is likely to be revealed at the Geneva motor show in 2016. 

Rumours have circulated for a while that a higher performance variant of the Huayra is on the cards. With Pagani's previous model, the Zonda, there were various special edition variants, and based on those, the most likely name for this variant is Huayra R.   

Although the model pictured is heavily disguised, there is an obvious front splitter on the car which is not on the standard Huayra. The exhausts are larger than those of the standard Huayra, too, and the braking system visible through the wheels appears to be different.  

The standard Huayra is powered by a an AMG-sourced twin-turbocharged V12 which delivers 730bhp and propels the Huayra to 60mph in 3.2sec. The benchmark for any hotter Huayra would be current-generation hypercars such as the McLaren P1 and LaFerrari.

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14 July 2015
I've already seen Huayra's for sale both with and without the front splitter so I don't believe it's been reserved for the new model. Look's a lot better with it than without in my opinion

14 July 2015
Surely it must be quite straightforward to get the V12 lump up to around 900bhp and give the big boys a real fright the way the Zonda did a decade ago? I understand that the 100 examples have now been built but am not sure if this 100 limit can be extended by the production of an S, F or Roadster type version. Totally stunning machine.

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