The Lamborghini Revuelto made its debut in March this 12 months. The brand new flagship from Sant ‘Agata raises the bar set by its predecessor, the Aventador, even larger. Lots larger, the truth is. Whereas the Aventador needed to make do with 691 hp, the brand new mannequin packs at least 1001 hp.
Journalists have had a go in Lamborghini’s newest hybrid supercar and the critiques have simply began pouring in. Top Gear describes the Revuelto as “thrilling and friendlier to drive.” Piston Heads thinks it’s “rather more forgiving to drive”.
Those that have pushed older Lamborghini would attest that the “raging bulls” of the previous have been actually thrilling, however would chew you in case you weren’t cautious. Clearly, Lamborghini has come a great distance because the days of the Countach and Diablo.
The Revuelto does carry ahead among the traditions, particularly within the design division. The supercar has Lambo’s signature wedge-shaped profile, with aggressive traces throughout. The inside has been modernized too. It’s stated that the cabin is loads comfier than its predecessors and is nicely geared up with the newest tech as nicely.
The Revuelto relies on a “monofuselage” – a carbon fibre monocoque that’s stated to be 10% lighter and 25% stiffer than the Aventador’s chassis. It’s powered by a 6.5-liter V12 hybrid powertrain. The ICE alone develops 813 hp @ 9250 rpm and 535 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission together with three electrical motors – two on the entrance axle and the third paired with the gearbox. The mixed output is 1001 hp. A 3.8 kWh battery pack is located within the transmission tunnel between the 2 seats. It allows the automotive to run in full EV mode for about 6 miles. This plug-in hybrid supercar presents 13 driving modes in complete.