June 6, 2023


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The End of the Lamborghini Aventador — Petersen Automotive Museum

The End of the Lamborghini Aventador — Petersen Automotive Museum

Few-offs and distinctive editions  

Lamborghini has a potent heritage of making several-offs and pretty constrained editions of its super athletics cars and trucks, especially its flagship V12 Aventador.

A calendar year just after the Aventador’s start, the a single-off Lamborghini Jota was shown at the 2012 Geneva Motor Exhibit:  the roofless and windowless lightweight barchetta product, which launched Lamborghini’s CarbonSkin™ cloth, paid out homage to the FIA Appendix J racecar rules and the earlier Miura Jota.

In celebration of the company’s 50th anniversary in 2013, a particular Aventador Anniversario was initially proven at Shanghai Motor Display in 2013 and the roadster at Monterey Automobile Week the similar yr. The 100 coupés and 100 roadsters ended up produced with a 20 hp electrical power update enhanced aerodynamics model-specific yellow Giallo Maggio sparkling yellow paint and a 50th anniversary brand in cast composite carbon fiber.

Its anniversary year also saw the development of the Lamborghini Aventador airport ‘follow-me’ car for its hometown Guglielmo Marconi airport in Bologna.  The LP 700-4 in white with red and white chequered flag livery, basic safety lights on its roof and ‘follow me’ on its bonnet, thrilled travellers as the Aventador greeted planes and led them to their stands for the duration of Lamborghini’s celebration thirty day period in May 2013.

In December 2014, celebrating the 50-12 months, lengthy-phrase association concerning Lamborghini and Pirelli, the Aventador LP 700-4 Pirelli edition was declared in coupé and roadster kind. Its two-tone colour plan echoed that of Pirelli’s tyres, with contrasting black roof and depth and with a slim pink line jogging by way of the roof. 

At the UK’s Goodwood Pageant of Velocity in 2016, the Aventador LP 700-4 Miura Homage was unveiled, celebrating 50 yrs considering that Lamborghini declared its Miura V12 super sports activities automobile. The 50 units ended up marketed with an exceptional two-tone shade and trim reflecting unique Miura palettes, with particular shades Rosso Arancio Miura, Blu Tahiti and Verde Scandal with silver or gold secondary shades. 

In July 2020 all through the challenge of the pandemic, the Aventador SVJ Xago was announced: just 10 models would be made for clientele making use of Lamborghini’s new digital Advert Personam studio, taking inspiration from the ‘hexagonita’ form found in Lamborghini design and style and in the storm clouds all around Saturn’s north pole.

Lamborghini few-offs centered on the Aventador chassis consist of the Veneno coupé and roadster. Celebrating the 50th anniversary yr in 2013, the coupé was unveiled at Geneva Motor Display with 740 hp, an intense lightweight style and design drawing on the familiar Lamborghini Y-shape all over its  increased air intakes and a modified exhaust. An interpretation of a racing prototype homologated for the highway, a few of the Grigio Veneno coupè were being developed for prospects, each featuring a various accent coloration from the environmentally friendly, white and red Italian flag, with a fourth car retained by the manufacturing unit.  9 Veneno roadsters ended up also established for clientele following the car’s reveal on board a naval air provider in Abu Dhabi in December 2013.

At the 2016 Geneva Motor Present, the Lamborghini Centenario was unveiled, honoring the 100th birthday of Ferruccio Lamborghini in a celebration of design and style and know-how innovation. A recalibrated SV powerplant output 770 hp with 690 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm, accelerating from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds. With rear-wheel steering for maneuverability in city and balance at substantial speeds, an electronically deployed rear wing contributes to considerable downforce. The 20 coupés, and 20 units of the roadster demonstrated at Monterey Car Week later on that year, have been all sold prior to their public debut.  

The SC18 Alston declared in November 2018 is a a person-off, monitor vehicle produced for a purchaser in collaboration with Lamborghini’s Squadra Corsa motorsport division.  Dependent on the SVJ with a electricity output of 770 hp, it drew on aerodynamic attributes from Lamborghini race automobiles which include an adjustable carbon fiber wing, air intakes and hood scoop, a central fin, Veneno-impressed wheels and a one particular-off exhaust technique and rear lights influenced by the Centenario.  The 830 hp SCV12 unveiled in 2020, made in just 40 units, was developed by Lamborghini Squadra Corsa and made by the Centro Stile. A keep track of vehicle developed for an distinctive ‘club’ of 40 owners, it was the to start with GT vehicle homologated to FIA prototype security measures centered all-around the Aventador’s carbon fiber monocoque.

The Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 was officially presented at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Exhibit: its moniker shelling out homage to VW chief and Lamborghini supporter Ferdinand Piech who was born in 1937. Centered on the Aventador SVJ chassis, electric power will come from the reconfigured V12 combustion 780 hp engine together with a 34 hp electric motor run by supercapacitors at the rear axle to produce a whole of 808 hp: the initial hybrid tremendous sporting activities vehicle to be made by Lamborghini. The Countach LPI 800-4, presented at Monterey Automobile 7 days in 2021, is a structure rulebreaker made in 112 models to rejoice the 50th anniversary of the legendary Countach a forerunner and style and design inspiration to the V12 Aventador and like all Aventadors: sold.

Press release and pictures courtesy of Lamborghini