Lamborghini has officially entered a new era with the Revuelto – the automaker’s first V12 hybrid plug-in HPEV. The latest flagship supercar is the replacement for the Aventador as Lamborghini celebrates its 60th anniversary.
The Revuelto features the most powerful V12 engine in Lamborghini’s history, yet it weighs just 218 kg — significantly less than the engine used in the Aventador. The naturally-aspirated, 6.5-litre V12 mid-mounted engine is capable of putting out 814 hp at 9,250 rpm, and produces its maximum torque of 725 Nm at 6,750 rpm. The V12 is paired with an eight-speed double-clutch gearbox and is complemented by three electric motors in total — two on the front axle and one on the rear — meaning four-wheel drive is also available in fully-electric drive mode. Combined, the power unit generates a whooping 1,001 hp, propelling the Revuelto from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.5 seconds and to a top speed of over 350 km/h. The Revuelto also has an advanced regenerative braking system that recovers energy during deceleration and feeds it back into the 4,500 W/kg lithium-ion battery pack.
The new super sports car is constructed using mostly carbon fibre and despite being almost five metres long, the dry weight of the Revuelto is only 1,772 kg. The exterior design is unmistakably Lamborghini, with sharp lines, angular surfaces, and Y-shape elements, while the prominent front splitter, the side intakes, and the rear wing all contribute to the aggressive look.
The new Lamborghini’s interior features three displays — a 12.3-inch instrument cluster, an 8.4-inch central display, and a 9.1-inch display on the passenger’s side, with the new steering wheel design puts all vehicle dynamics and multimedia commands in easy reach. The spacious cabin not only offers more leg and headroom than the Aventador, but also provides additional storage space for superior practicality.
While the pricing has not been announced, Lamborghini states that the production quantity of the first two years has already been spoken for.