Hyperkinetic Sculpture: Motor Trend Drives the Pagani Huayra in Italy [Video]
One of the toughest things to do in any line of work is top yourself. You can’t simply wake up one morning and decide your next album is going to get even higher on the Billboard chart, or you’re going to rush more yards than you did last season or whatever; no, you have to work like hell to be able to outdo the performance you turned in last time. And even then, there’s a chance that circumstances beyond your control will prohibit you from one-upping Number One.
Horatio Paganiand his eponymous automobile company faced the task of exceeding its prior effort (as well as the efforts of competitors) when replacing their first model, theZonda, with a newsupercarwe now know as theHuayra. Is it better than the Zonda? Probably. Better than its rivals? Based on some key stats, probably not. But when viewed on its own merits (asMotor Trend’sJonny Liebermandid when he traveled toModenato visit thePaganifactory and drive the Huayra), this German-hearted Italian stallion chock full of exquisite detailing stands mighty tall.