At the recently concluded, 2012 Autocar Performance Show in Mumbai, people got to witness supercars and superbikes under one roof. The list included Lamborghini Aventador, Gallardo LP 570-4, Ferrari 458 Italia, Audi R8 Spyder, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG, BMW M5, Porsche, Jaguar and more. For those who are interested in power on two wheels, there were motorcycles from Ducati, Harley Davidson, BMW Motorrad, Yamaha, Honda and more.
The star of the show, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 is priced at Rs.3.69 crores (ex showroom Delhi). The sportscar is fitted with a 6.5 liter engine offering 700 PS and a top speed of 350 kmph. The LP 700-4 can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 2.9 seconds with shifting time of just 50 milli seconds, just a bit higher than what is seen in a Formula One car.
Aventador is crafted from composite carbon material used in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Lamborghini Aventador comes with luxuriously appointed interiors, new technology package, unique design and is a permanent all wheel drive with drive mode select for track and road capabilities. Inspired from the Formula One car, is a pushrod spring, damper suspension which translates to higher performance of the sports car. Italian luxury sports carmaker Automobili Lamborghini S. p. A have stated that they have already received 20+ bookings for the Aventador though Indian buyers will have to wait about 18 months for delivery.
Glance through the gallery below, in case you missed the Mumbai Show.