The all-new 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 weighs 198 pounds less than the Murciélago and makes 30 more horsepower.
The object at Lamborghini in developing the new Aventador was not to just add power, but to increase performance by removing weight.
Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 at the Geneva Auto Show
Not sure why models were necessary…
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The Tale of Two Exotics: Racing is deeply rooted within Ferrari—Enzo actually sold road cars simply to fund his motorsport ventures. Interestingly, racing was never in Lamborghini’s blood. But Ferruccio set out to build a better and more exciting road car than Ferrari.
While purists might long for a manual transmission, the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador’s 7-speed electrohydraulically actuated gearbox is capable of changing gears in 50 milliseconds—in layman’s terms, that translates to really, really fast.
Will we ever tire of the many variations on Lamborghini’s Gallardo? Probably not.
And who wouldn’t want this collection?