Patent photographs of Lamborghini’s hybrid V12-powered Aventador successor have appeared on-line, offering a better take a look at the next-generation supercar.
Images of the Lamborghini Aventador’s V12 hybrid successor have leaked, with patent illustrations of the Italian firm’s new flagship supercar surfacing on-line.
In November 2022, Drive reported on Lamborghini’s hybrid Aventador alternative being noticed throughout testing in Europe, and it now seems the camouflaged prototype displays an nearly production-ready model of the supercar.
Submitted to the World Intellectual Property Organisation by Lamborghini – first noticed by motoring web site Motor1 – the patent photographs exhibit a radical, angular exterior which builds on sure components of its Aventador predecessor.
The supercar’s entrance finish incorporates quite a few sharp edges that are highlighted by its massive cooling ducts on the decrease portion of the entrance bumper, sitting beneath a pair of LED headlights.
An angular facet profile directs air in the direction of the sizable radiator inlets behind the automotive’s doorways, whereas the rear gentle housing is considerably slimmer than the Aventador, with a pair of hexagonal exhaust ideas changing its predecessor’s comparatively plain twin exit setup.
The patent utility doesn’t present any new details about the supercar, however earlier studies have urged it could possibly be named Revuelto – persevering with the corporate’s historical past of taking names from Spanish preventing bulls – as Lamborghini filed a trademark for the identify in Europe earlier this 12 months.
Various electrical warning stickers on Lamborghini’s pre-production take a look at automobile point out the subsequent era of the flagship V12 supercar has been fitted with a hybrid system.
Inside, the digital sprint reveals a ‘V12’ brand in addition to a ‘hybrid’ drive mode, permitting the Lamborghini to run on a mix of its petrol engine and electrical motors.
Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann has beforehand mentioned the hybrid supercar’s V12 engine is totally new, slightly than a carryover from the Aventador or its Murcielago predecessor.
In September 2022, Mr Winkelmann predicted the hybrid supercar will probably exceed the 350km/h prime velocity and a pair of.9-second 0-100km/h time of the outgoing Aventador Ultimae – the corporate’s last petrol-only V12-powered automotive.
Lamborghini is because of launch its first electrical automotive in 2028 – seven years earlier than the corporate has to adjust to the European Union’s ban on the introduction of latest petrol and diesel vehicles.