2015 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce

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The new Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce, or simply the SV for short, follows a tried and true tradition of making an extreme sportscar even more extreme. They reduced weight by 110 lbs while increasing power 50 hp. The result is a car that does 0-62 mph in an amazing 2.8 seconds, and with enough space, it can max out at a top speed of over 217 mph.

Increased performance brings its own demands. The SV features a 150% improvement in aerodynamic efficiency, with 170% more downforce than the standard Aventador model. Subtle changes in the front end design allow for improved air intake. The rear sees a more radical design shift, with a large octagonal grill for better temperature management, as well as a large diffusor and rear wing which is adjustable for either cornering on the track with maximum downforce or reduced drag for straight line speed.

Lamborghini has opted for their seven speed automated manual ISR transmission with paddle shifters over the dual-clutch auto that is the norm among sportscars in this league. Lamborghini does claim that their ISR transmission is the fastest of its kind available on a production car.

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Price €327,190 Production --
Engine 6.5 liter V12 Weight --
Aspiration natural Torque 508 lb-ft
HP 750 hp HP/Weight 4.5 lbs per hp
HP/Liter 115.4 hp per liter 1/4 mile --
0-62 mph 2.8 seconds Top Speed over 217 mph

(from Lamborghini Press Release) The Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce: the purest essence of a Lamborghini Super Sports Car

With increased power, lower weight, improved aerodynamics and innovative technologies the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce is the most pure incarnation of a Lamborghini to date: unmistakable Lamborghini super sports car DNA, dynamic superiority and exceptional driving precision. A focus on weight reduction while incorporating innovative technologies has resulted in the most sports-oriented, fastest and most emotional series production Lamborghini ever. The weight has been further reduced by 50 kg through enhanced lightweight engineering including significant use of carbon fiber. The naturally aspirated V12 engine's power is increased to 552 kW/750 hp. This results in a power-to-weight-ratio of 2,03 kg/hp. The Superveloce accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.8 seconds and powers on to reach a top speed of more than 350 km/h (more than 217 mph).

"The new Aventador Superveloce continues the Lamborghini tradition of SV models, pushing the boundaries in terms of performance and pure driving emotion," says Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini. "The original Aventador was presented four years ago, and the Superveloce pays homage to its passionate owners, as well as the fan community, whose enthusiasm has resulted in the biggest commercial success ever of a Lamborghini V12 super sports car. In the Superveloce Lamborghini's expertise in lightweight engineering is clearly evident. With technological features which, combined with design, quality standards and craftsmanship, the Superveloce results in the most exclusive, pure and emotional production model in the history of our brand."