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    The icon that inherited the legacy of the historic S models of the Miura, Islero, Countach, and Urraco returns to outdo itself in its most exciting version: the Aventador S Roadster.

    The new V12 engine with a whopping 740 HP and the exclusiveness of Lamborghini design, unparalleled in this open top version, are joined in the Aventador S Roadster by the most sophisticated technology of the range, including the new LDVA (Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Attiva), which provides an incomparable driving experience, all of this able to feed the ego even of those who constantly seek the most powerful and adrenaline-pumping sensations.

     

    EMOTION

    Being able to run at more than 350 km/h is an experience of pure adrenaline. And doing it with nothing between you and the sky is one sensation that can unleash another thousand: [...]

    Urus World Premiere – Live Streaming Details

    Join us at Lamborghini Vancouver for the World Premiere

     

    Please see below for details on how to live stream the Urus World Premiere happening in Sant’Agata on Monday, December 4. As you are aware, this is a historic moment for Lamborghini and we highly encourage each dealer to host a gathering with clients and prospects to enjoy this moment.

     

    Date: Monday, December 4, 2017

    Time: 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM ET

    Link: https://www.lamborghini.com/en-en/live

    *Available on both desktop and mobile

     

    The event will also have a stream available on the Lamborghini Youtube and Facebook pages, and possibly Instagram (TBD). Please make sure you have a strong internet connection. Should you have any issues, please make sure to check your provider settings or use one of the alternate streaming methods.

     

    We are looking forward [...]

    Marco della Cava, CNBC – Lamborghini Urus SUV a key to company plan

    Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the $275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased.

    “This car represents so much of what we are,” says Reggiani, who joined CEO Stefano Domenicali for a breakfast interview with USA TODAY Tuesday. “We are looking to the future.” Urus SUV a key to company plan

    The future, these days, seems to be all about self-driving cars designed to completely detach the driver from the transportation experience. Companies ranging from Waymo, Google parent Alphabet’s self-driving car arm, to Ford are touting 2021 as the beginning of a mobility revolution that will impact everything from car sales to the [...]

    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 22 May 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini continues development of its production site, announcing construction of a paint plant. The new building will be completed by the end of 2018 and will be used to paint the body of the Urus SUV, which is scheduled to arrive on the market next year.

    The paint plant will extend over more than 10,000 square meters, further expanding the production site, which will extend from the 150,000 sqm, envisaged and reached up by end of 2017, to a total of more than 160,000 sqm of covered area.

    The new paint facility will also impact favorably in terms of human resources: approximately 200 new hires will be made by the time the plant reaches full production capacity, adding to 500 jobs created due [...]

    Sant’Agata Bolognese/Geneva, 6 March 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini unveils the Huracán Perfomante at the Geneva Motor Show, combining new lightweight technologies, active aerodynamics with aero vectoring and a new set-up of chassis, all-wheel-drive system and further improved powertrain. The Huracán Performante is the result of Lamborghini innovations, producing a super sports car balanced between achieving the best lap times on a circuit with the most engaging and dynamic road driving. On 5 October 2016, the Huracán Performante set a new production car lap record of 6:52.01 min on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany. “The Huracán Performante is the convergence of technological developments to produce a car delivering perfect performance,” says Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali. “This new car represents the powerhouse of Lamborghini DNA and innovation, and a 360 degree approach [...]

    PRESS RELEASE February 8, 2017
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    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 8 February 2017 – Lamborghini PoloStorico participates for the first time at Rétromobile 2017, the international classic car exhibition held in Paris from 8 to 12 February. The Lamborghini 350 GT chassis number 0121, one of the first fifteen examples produced by Automobili Lamborghini and the first 350 GT to be restored by Lamborghini PoloStorico, is on public display for the first time at the PoloStorico stand.

    The restoration of the bodywork and interior took 1150 hours, plus 780 additional hours for checking mechanical and electrical functions. These operations brought the car back to its original beauty according to a very precise philosophy of restoration: Lamborghini PoloStorico always strives to maintain the car’s originality as much as possible, and the [...]

    Source: www.motortrend.com
    By: Scott Evans

    A funny thing happened in 2015: Lamborghini suddenly got serious about making its big, 12-cylinder flagship go around a corner, not a traditional strength of such models.

     

    Yes, the Aventador has had racy inboard, pushrod suspension from day one, but like so many previous V-12 Lamborghinis, it was still far better at going fast in a straight line than a curved one. That changed with the Aventador SV and was quickly followed by the Aventador-based Centenario. My fervent hope was that this would be a permanent change in philosophy, and having now experienced the Aventador S, I can happily report the revolution lives.

    The Aventador S’ improved handling is primarily a result of a rear steering system that can turn the rear wheels up to 1.5 degrees in-phase with the front wheels for better high-speed cornering or up to three degrees [...]

    The Lamborghini Aventador S: Elevating the Benchmark for Super Sports Cars

    The new Lamborghini Aventador S is characterized by new aerodynamic design, redeveloped suspension, increased power and new driving dynamics.

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    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 19 December 2016 – The new Lamborghini Aventador S is characterized by new aerodynamic design, redeveloped suspension, increased power and new driving dynamics. The ‘S’ is the suffix of previous enhanced Lamborghini models and defines a new benchmark for the V12 Lamborghini.

    “This is the next generation Aventador as well as the expression of new technological and performance milestones in super sports car development,” says Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali. “The Aventador S is visionary design, cutting-edge technology and driving dynamics in pure harmony, and elevates the concept of super sports cars to a new level.”

     

    Design and Aerodynamics

    The design of the new Aventador S clearly indicates the new Aventador generation. The Aventador S features a number of exterior developments, particularly in front and rear, while its profile remains clearly an Aventador. Every modified [...]

    Forget what you know about raging bulls. Lamborghini wants to show you a softer side of Italian supercars.

    So says CEO Stefano Domenicali, who moved to the company’s top spot in March. Since then, he’s been calling for a change in tone at the Volkswagen Group-owned house. Where the sharp-edged V-12 and V-10 aggression of the Murcielago, Gallardo, and Aventador reigned supreme for years, Domenicali said, buyers can expect to see something different in the next few years.
    “A bull is always aggressive, but I would like to give us a new philosophy toward the future: A bull can be gentle,” he said.

    The goal will be to make Urus immediately identifiable as a Lamborghini, both in how it looks and in how it drives, and to make it immensely “personalizeable” for a young (30-45) target audience whose members view themselves as the “protagonists” of their own lives, [...]

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    The Koenigsegg One:1 owned by the BHP Project and driven by Oliver Webb broke the Vmax200 speed record not once, not twice but three times last weekend, with a terminal speed of 240mph over the 1.4 mile track at Bruntingthorpe, in the United Kingdom.

    If some of that last sentence didn’t make sense to you, here are the main players in this drama…..

    The BHP Project is the online presence that represents a rather extraordinary collection of sports cars, including the blue carbon Koenigsegg One:1.

    Oliver Webb (Oli) is a World Endurance Championship driver from the UK, driving in the LMP1 class for ByKolles Racing in 2016.

    Vmax200 by Auto Vivendi – from the event’s own website – “is the UKs premier top–speed driving event where owners of sports cars, supercars and hypercars gather at a private runway to drive their cars to their limits.”

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