After a long wait, Lamborghini has finally unveiled the Revueltowhich will replace the Aventador – and the manufacturer’s first hybrid car.
The Revuelto is already arriving as a milestone in the history of Lamborghini, which turns 60 in 2023. In addition to being a full-fledged car new technology for the companyit also happens the sixth model in the family of supercars with a V12 engine, starting from Miura 57 years ago.
In relation to its predecessor, the Aventador was on the line for 11 years and was a great success in the market, as well as being. it serves as the basis for different configurations, such as the Sián, Veneno and even an upgraded version of the Countach..
But it won’t be easy to get Revuelto in the garage. Until now, the the queue already takes two yearsbut the maker of Sant’Agata Bolognese it is not yet confirmed when the first delivery will take place.
But let’s get down to business: talking about performance. The big news for Lamborghini is the use of plug-in hybrid system for the first time in one of its cars. The combustion engine remains old friends V12 6.5but which keeps on giving 825 hp and 74 kgfm, as well as reaching 9,500 revolutions per minute. And The most powerful V12 in the history of the brand.
The plugin system uses a relatively small battery, 3.8 kWh, located between the desks where the transmission tunnel would normally be. There is three electric motorstwo on the front axle and one on the back, together with the petrol engine they reach a combined power of 1,015 hp. The kit helps the super sports car to accelerate out 0 to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 350 km / h.
Italians still changed the traditional domestic behavior, and The V12 was rotated 180 degrees to be reworked eight-speed dual-clutch transmission moved to the back of the engine. Butterflies behind the steering wheel can now enable a continuous reduction mode by holding the left paddle to drop several gears at once.
According to Lamborghini, it is only possible to run about 10 km with electricity only because the idea is not to transform the Revuelto into a quiet car, but to take advantage of the hybrid system for even a more emotional dimension.
Other technical data that help in this matter are weight distribution of 44% front and 56% rear, rigid anti-roll bars, 10% reduced turning radius, better aerodynamics, active suspension, electrically operated rear wing, carbon-ceramic brakes and, of course, all wheel drive.
The manufacturer also says that carbon emissions reduced by 30% compared to the Aventador Ultimae. The battery can be charged in 30 minutes on 7kW chargers.
Speaking of design, Revuelto brings many solutions available in Sián, such as “Y” shaped headlamps. and a hood carved with sharp lines. As with the brand’s other V12 models, there won’t be large front splitters or a fixed rear wing, features that will be. is used in song-oriented versions, which should debut later.
The body is fully formed carbon fiber It is 10% lighter than the Aventadoras well as giving 25% more torsional stiffness, depending on the brand.
The “Y” theme continues in the lights, which are bordered by two hexagon-shaped exhaust pipes. The high position serves to open up space for a large diffuser below, which it will be assisting with stability along with an active rear wing at high speeds.
sports tires Bridgestone Potenza was specially developed for the car and cover the wheels 20 or 21 inches forwardaccording to the customer’s taste, and 21 or 22 inches at the back.
Despite Lamborghini claiming that it doesn’t need a lot of screens to drive its cars, there is a 12.3″ for the instrument panel, a 9.1″ screen for the passenger and another central one in the vertical position of 8.4″. Instead of Alcantara-upholstered seats, the material used is made recycled polyester it is called “Corsa-Tex”, a completely new feature.
there are new ones three driving modes specifically for the hybrid set: rechargein which it is possible to charge the battery only by recharging during driving for six minutes, Hybridwhich combines two power trains, and Performancewhich prioritizes high power delivery and alters the settings of the torque vectoring electric system for sporty handling.
They join already traditional ways Citta, Strada, Sport and Corsa. All can be activated by means of a rotary button on the steering wheel. Lamborghini has not forgotten about launch control: to start it, just press the button on the center console.
Despite presenting the car in detail, Lamborghini It did not confirm the price or when the cars will start running on the street – although the start of production should be near, since the Aventador stopped being produced a few months ago.
Your farewell version the latest it had a price at home 450 thousand euros (R$ 2.5 million in current exchange)so Revuelto should not cost less than 550 thousand euros (BRL 3.06 million)due to additional technologies.
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