The new Aventador Roadster LP700-4 was showcased by Automobili Lamborghini at the ongoing 2012 LA Auto Show. This roadster comes close on the heels of the coupe model which was released last year and has a customer base of about 1,300 individuals. The Aventador roadster has been developed keeping in mind a luxury driving experience combined with sports car sophistication.
The new convertible version boasts of sleek lines and a geometric design which makes it stand out amongst other models from the Raging Bull line up. Roof of this model is made using RTM and Forged Composite technologies which guarantee and aesthetic look and lighter yet sturdier pieces of equipment. One is able to transform the LP700-4 into a convertible or coupe within a few seconds as the roof is lightweight. When not in use it can be stored in the frontal luggage compartment.
It’s powered by the same 6.5 liter aspirated V12 engine which is capable of producing 700 hp of power allowing the car to do 0-100 kmph within a short span of 3 seconds and providing it with a top speed of 350 kmph. The engine has been coupled to an ISR 7 speed automatic gear box transmission and a push rod suspension which makes it easier for one to experience a smooth and sporty drive in this vehicle.
A body structure, paint hue, technologies like cylinder deactivation, Start and Stop system and innovative use of super caps makes this car a first of its kind in the sports car segment. Use of carbon fiber has also reduced weight of the vehicle making it easier to handle and provide a truly exhilarating feeling for its occupants. The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is priced at €300,000 (Rs 2.11 crores), excluding taxes, and can be purchased from authorized dealers all over the globe, including Lamborghini Mumbai. For more information, scroll down.