Aventador Lp700-4Stefano Turrini - CEO & CO-FOUNDER GTRENT
It’s big, it’s loud: the successor to the Lamborghini Murcielago has finally broken cover at the Geneva motor show, and it is thus… behold, the Aventador.
First, the name. It continues the firm’s long association with famous cheeseburger meats, and Aventador was the name of a ‘particularly courageous’ bull that fought a tightly-clothed humanoid in 1993 at the Saragossa Arena, earning the ‘Trofeo de la Pena La Madronera’.
As you know, the Aventador sports an all-new 6.5-litre V12 engine weighing in at just 235kg which produces 700bhp, 509lb ft and the ability to transport the carbon-fibre bodied, scissor-doored supercar from 0-62mph in just 2.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 217mph. Since you’re asking, the whole thing weighs 1,575kg - lean, for a two-door instrument of shouty oversteer.
The Aventador gets Lambo’s new ISR transmission, claimed to be faster and ‘more emotional’ than a dual-clutch system. We hope ‘emotional’ doesn’t refer to randomly breaking out into Opera or weeping hysterically at traffic lights.
It comes with three driving modes adjusting engine, transmission, diff, steering and dynamic control, and they are ‘Strada’ (road), Sport and ‘Corsa’ (track). The pushrod suspension - inspired by F1 - is married to aluminium double wishbones and carbon-fibre ceramic brakes, keeping everything light and fighty.
The innards get swathed in ‘premium’ materials and a TFT LCD screen akin to a ‘modern airplane’. If you need to be told, in a Lambo, the brighter the better…
Stefano Turrini - CEO & CO-FOUNDER GTRENT
|Valore listino||€ 0|
|Motore||6500 V12 Aspirato|
|Cambio||Cambio ISR (Independent Shifting Rods) a 7 marce|