The Lamborghini V12 has been a supercar staple for ages. It may be argued that Lamborghini invented the supercar with the Miura whereas the Countach handed on this heritage in a wedge-shaped avatar. From then on, each Lamborghini V12 centered on its outrageous styling and the V12 engine. Nevertheless, with the period of electrification, even Lamborghini needed to change, however in its personal means.
The Revuelto isn’t solely the successor to the Aventador, however the begin of a revolution for the raging bull. With the Revuelto, all Lamborghinis could be electrified in a method or one other, however this information is by no means tragic. The Revuelto makes use of electrical energy as a wild companion to raise the V12 Lamborghini flagship to hypercar standing. A naturally aspirated V12 engine and three electrical motors produce 1001 hp. That is Bugatti territory.
An 850hp engine is backed by three electrical motors powered by a lithium-ion battery whereas the large new Revuelto can be a plug-in hybrid with an electric-only mode with restricted vary. A brand new 8-speed dual-clutch automated transmission will add refinement to the driving expertise that the Aventador’s single-clutch unit might by no means have managed. The sooner gearbox and intelligent new mechanism additionally infuse extra efficiency.
Talking of which, efficiency was excessive with a 0-100km/h time of simply 2.5 seconds whereas the highest velocity is 350km/h. Together with the brand new powertrain, the brand new flagship Lamborghini incorporates carbon fiber not solely into its body but in addition into the bodywork. This interprets to a power-to-weight ratio of 1.75 kg/HP. Though it’s a shocking truth, one other new aspect of the Revuelto is its effectivity which has seen a giant enchancment with the very fact that it’s the first electrical Lamborghini… kind of!
Like its predecessors, the Revuelto is all-wheel-drive, however the expertise is now smarter whereas aerodynamics rule the brutal design aesthetic. There may be additionally a brand new lively rear spoiler. Emphasis has additionally been positioned on braking, cooling and packaging the automotive with a brand new compact transmission and a brand new, smoother gearbox. The Revuelto additionally has new driving modes: Recharge, Hybrid and Efficiency.
Leaving all of the expertise and efficiency apart, we have now to deal with the design of the Revuelto because the V12 Lamborghini has to stick to the normal supercar model e-book greater than some other automotive. A primary look confirms that the Revuelto is certainly a basic Lamborghini with its angular strains and wedge form. The design has veered considerably in direction of a extra aggressive form and is extra aerodynamically pushed than its predecessors, however the shock and awe impact is unquestionably there. The entrance is impressed by the most recent Lamborghini design language, together with aerospace parts and a love of hexagonal shapes. In truth, even the exhaust is hexagonal and positioned increased to make room for higher aerodynamics. It is a extra sophisticated design however manages to carry on to the normal Lamborghini styling theme.
Inside you continue to have conventional Lamborghini doorways thatompany each bull V12 however the inside itself has been reworked. There’s now much more house above the Aventador and there is much more tech on board too. There’s a 12.3′ dashboard, an 8.4′ heart display screen and moreover a 9.1′ show with a bunch of 3D graphics. There may be now much more customization with two-finger swiping and small particulars which have taken ergonomics to a brand new stage for this automaker. In an enormous change, the Revuelto can be the primary Lamborghini to profit from ADAS (Superior Driver Help System).
Lamborghini has been coy on value, however anticipate a considerable bounce because the Revuelto itself has moved up a number of notches in efficiency and expertise. In brief, the brand new V12 Lamborghini has modified however modified for the higher.