2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Review
The Latest Lamborghini “Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4” replaces Murcielago to become the brands all new super car. Aventador was actually the name of a famous, trophy winning fighte bull and the mean machine is true to its name with its brutal power. It is unsurpassable in design and technology according to some. Its uniqueness is the lightweight engineering combined with technical excellence.
2012 Aventador LP 700-4 Engine
The Aventador is equipped with an extremely powerful engine, light and very compact at the same time. It has a F1-style pushrod suspension with inboard spring and damper units that reduce unsprung mass and a gearbox that is roboticized. It has a seven speed, automated Independent Shifting Rod transmission. The dual-plate clutch is much lighter in Aventador. With a 700 hp /515 KW and 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration figure of 2.9 seconds and an ability to reach a speed level of 350 km/h (217 mph ) the Aventador is a dream on wheels which offers unparalleled driving experience.
The Aventador has an all new twelve –cylinder with 6.5 liter engine and delivers 500 pound feet of torque. It has a highly tractable engine and exceptional brakes. It has a dry weight of 1,575 kilograms with a weight–to-power ratio of 2.25 kilograms per hp (4.96 Ib/hp). The controls in this car are uncomplicated and easily accessible.
By the simple touch of buttons we can alter the gear shift timings, Throttle-engine response, rear differential slip degree, and Servotronic steering force to suit the speed of the car. As per individual tastes a driver can select from three settings – strada (road), sport and corsa (track) provided by the Drive Select Mode system. Though there is a quite an increase in power almost (8+) the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are down by 20 percent when compared to its predecessor.
2012 Aventador LP 700-4 Body
Resin Transfer Molding has been used for the production of the entire body and the monocoque. By using carbon-fiber to a large extent Aventador has managed to reduce almost 200 lbs when compared to Murcielago. Its monocoque is entirely made of carbon-fiber. The roof and tub are individually made and then fixed together to form a rigid shell. The Aventador offers remarkable stiffness and safety. It has an incredibly low height of 1.136 mm (44.72 in) and an overall length of 4, 78 meters, supporting it with a width of 2, 26 meters (88.98 in), which includes the exterior mirrors.
The interior of the Aventador is amazing and spacious, using the best materials and fitted with the finest equipment and outstanding technology together with the smooth Italian craftsmanship. The dash board seems more like that of a plane than a car as the instruments are displayed on a TFT-LCD screen, another screen is provided for multimedia and navigation system.
For those who prefer custom made cars to suit their individual tastes there are a wide range of options available. The 2012 Lamborghini Aventador is being offered at a starting price of $390,700 and will be available from September onwards.
According to some it is an avant-garde work of art, spectacular in design and performance, unrivalled in super sports car category, with a distinctive, unmistakable stamp of a Lamborghini.