1. Lambor ghini Aventador
The Lamborghini Aventadors make use of carbon fiber composite technology which is both lighter than steel and stronger than aluminum. It is a perfect combination of structural integrity and extreme weight reduction. Carbon fiber composites allow for the creation of a lightweight yet extremely strong structure. The company claims that it makes its vehicles about 25% lighter and 40% stiffer than their steel counterparts.
The Lamborghini Aventador name comes from its Italian pronunciation, “Aventador”. In English, the word means “adventurer” and it was chosen for the car as the company wanted to evoke feelings of adventure and excitement. The Lamborghini Aventador is designed as a super sports car for road use. It is developed using carbon fiber technology along with aluminum and titanium. It has a V12 engine configuration producing 603 HP at 8500 RPM and 590 lb-ft of torque between 4200 and 6800 RPM. It accelerates from 0to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 217 mph.
There is a 6.5-liter V12 engine available that produces 740 hp at 8,250 rpm and 700 lb-ft of torque at 5,500 rpm. The engine uses variable valve timing (VVT) technology, direct fuel injection, and twin turbochargers to deliver incredible performance and efficiency.
6.0 liters V12 engine
603 HP @ 8000 RPM
590 LB-FT @ 4000 RPM
The company says that the Aventador is capable of 0-60 mph acceleration in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 217 mph. One reviewer recorded an average lap time of 1 minute and 34.8 seconds around the Nurburgring track, the same course as the legendary Porsche 918 Spyder. The car’s claimed quarter mile times range from 10.9 seconds @ 132 mph to 12.9 seconds @ 117 mph.
4. Price & Availability
The base model costs $198,900 while the LP version adds additional options like leather seats, Bose audio system, titanium wheels, and a carbon fiber exterior package. The supercar starts at $277,775 and goes a little higher depending on the options selected. It comes standard in red, green, silver, and black.
5. Design Features
The design features of the Lamborghini Aventador include a front fascia that resembles a bull’s head. It also includes an air intake grille that looks like a pair of horns and a rear diffuser shaped like two wings. There are also side skirts integrated into the sides of the body that give the vehicle its aerodynamic shape. The headlights have been styled after those seen on a dragon. The car has LED lights incorporated into the front lighting units. These lights can be operated separately or together resulting in different effects. The interior of the Lamborghini consists of leather seats with high backs and stitching. Its dashboard is covered in Alcantara fabric, which is a type of synthetic suede. The steering wheel is wrapped in Alcantara, which is also covered the gearshift lever. The center console is finished in polished black aluminum along with the door panels. The exterior color choices consist of a combination of green and yellow. There are three colors available; Carbon Fibre Metallic (CFM), Super Veloce Yellow (SVY), and Veneno Red (VR). All models are equipped with 20-inch wheels.
6. Exterior Features
The exterior of the Lamborghini boasts an aggressive profile. The hood area is formed into a bull’s head that gives the car its name. The hood is finished in CFM paint while the rest of the car is painted SVY. The front bumper is formed into a pair of horns. Side skirts extend around the outside of the doors to enhance the aerodynamics of the car. On the back end, the Lamborghini is adorned with two large winged exhaust pipes. The rear bumper is finished in VR painting. All models are fitted with rear foglights and tailpipes. The car also has four exhaust outlets located on each corner of the trunk lid.
Performance numbers show that the Lamborghini Aventador has an acceleration rate of 0-60mph in just 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 217 miles per hour. Power comes from a 6.0-liter V12 engine that produces 603 horsepower at 8,000 RPM and 590 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm. The power gets transferred to the wheels via a seven-speed electro-hydraulic automatic transmission. The engine is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in less than six seconds. Fuel economy is rated at 16.8 mpg city and 19.55 mpg on the highway.
8. Interior Features
Inside the Lamborghini, the driver sits behind the wheel of carbon fiber and aluminum monocoque chassis. The steering column is covered in Alcantarabornute and the brake pedal is wrapped in Alcantara suede. The gauges are placed on the center console and are coated in black aluminum. The instrument cluster is finished in white and features red needles. The seats are covered in Alcantara and are stitched together. The gear shifter is mounted on a steering column covered in Alcantarastan. The gear selector knob is finished in carbon fiber and is wrapped in Alcantaramid. The center console includes a 12VDC cigarette lighter, a USB port, and a CD player. The center armrest has a storage compartment. The door panels are covered in Alcantaramid and feature Alcantaramid stitching. The steering wheel is covered in Alcantaramidsuede and features a central circular horn button. The seats can be heated and cooled depending on the temperature.