A uncommon Lamborghini Sesto Elemento would possibly quickly be noticed on the streets of the UK. Rumors counsel that one of many 10 vehicles produced is getting transformed right into a street-legal machine quickly.
The Sesto Elemento or ‘sixth aspect’ was launched in 2011 as a particular version monitor automobile primarily based on the Gallardo. Initially, Lamborghini deliberate to construct 20 items however ended up producing 10 vehicles solely. It price $2.92 million, and there’s cause for that.
The Sesto Elemento has a bespoke bodywork made out of carbon composite plastic developed in partnership with Boeing. It was additionally the primary automobile to make use of solid carbon fibre chassis and suspension parts. Due to its light-weight development, the Sesto Elemento tipped the scales at simply 999 kg.
The 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine was borrowed from the Gallardo Superleggera. It produces 562 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque that’s despatched to all 4 wheels through a carbon fibre drive shaft. Lamborghini claims a 0-62 mph time of two.5 seconds and a prime velocity of 221 mph.