• Feb 22, 2011
We received our first glance at its insides this morning, but the folks at WorldCarFans have stumbled upon what appears to be the first image of the completed Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4. Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week, the Aventador is Lambo's new Murciélago-replacing flagship supercar, and as its (still unconfirmed) name suggests, we can expect around 700 horsepower to be on tap, stemming from a brand new twelve-cylinder heart.
We've seen dozens of spy shots of the Aventador, and all signs point to a very aggressive design. There are plenty of styling cues from the Sesto Elemento concept that debuted at the Paris Motor Show last Fall, and the end result is absolutely irresistible. Take down the Ferrari posters from your walls, kids – there's a new supermodel to drool over.

The rest of the Aventador's rumored specs are just as impressive. It'll sprint to 62 miles per hour in just 2.9 seconds, and it'll do 217 mph at the very top end. This sheer speed is the result of Lamborghini's new carbon fiber monocoque cell that weighs just under 325 pounds – in fact, the whole body-in-white tips the scales at just 505 pounds. Even when the drivetrain and interior bits are bolted in, this new Lambo should be seriously lightweight (for a car its size, anyway).

Expect the full details on the all-wheel-drive Aventador LP700-4 to be revealed in the coming days, and we'll get our first in-person glimpse at the new hotness next week. Get ready. Top tip, Sean!

[Source: WorldCarFans]


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      • 3 Years Ago
      Exactly what I was expecting....not disappointed, not shocked, not wiping drool off my chin.

      With that said, this is only the top down view of it. Even with the camo on, the rear end looked pretty radical. Can't wait to see the entire car!

      • 3 Years Ago
      I agree.
      It looks like the Reventon, but less... sharp and sexy?
      I don't know what is the main problem with the design of the Aventador (if it really is the Aventador, obviously)- but when I think about Lamborghini- I think about stunning, powerful design, and this design is not stunning,or powerful-not at all.
      • 3 Years Ago
      The front is too pointy for my liking...
        • 3 Years Ago
        Definitely very pointy. Kind of expected after the Reventon and the 4-door concept (the name escapes me).

        Although I wouldn't say it is bad looking, it does highlight what a good looking car the Murcielago was.
        • 3 Years Ago
        It's definitely an intriguing design, but my brain just isn't wired to appreciate it (or what I've seen of it)
      • 3 Years Ago
      http://cdn-www.rsportscars.com/images/lamborghini/2007-lamborghini-reventon/reventon07_031600.jpg

      methinks its either a photoshop OR reventon owners will be VERY unhappy haha
      • 3 Years Ago
      nice color. Where are they going to unveil it, Maranello?
        • 3 Years Ago
        Wait, you know what, I don't know what mindset I was in...

        Anyway...

        So do you not read titles before clicking on the article? Wait, you HAVE to click on the article's title in order to comment.
        • 3 Years Ago
        It helps to read previous articles and not live under a rock. It's getting unveiled in Geneva.
        • 3 Years Ago
        it's a tricky one, isn't it?
      • 3 Years Ago
      *drool* It looks amazing....
        • 3 Years Ago
        Um Pradden, this isn't competing with the MP4-12C and 458 Italia. Those are in the Gallardo's market, not the Lamborghini flagship's. This is Pagani Huarya territory.
        • 3 Years Ago
        Sorry - but i think this will prove to be the end of the evolutionary road for this type of Lamborghini - 700 bhp ? Where next ? Even Hypercars cant keep getting bigger and more powerful forever. The world is changing and i think that cars need to get smaller, lighter, more economical (meaning fewer cubes and more turbos - get used to it, that is happening). Future hypercars will differentiate themselves by using increasingly expensive lightweight composites and metals - it wouldn't surprise me if this ends up being the Lamborghini Dinosaur. I'm not a Lambo hater - i love this car, just cant see it having future relevance.

      • 3 Years Ago
      it might look awesome in black/dark grey.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Need more pics.

      From that angle it looks great and all, but just a little too familiar to current Lambo designs.
      • 3 Years Ago
      LOVE IT!...(from the top angle anyway).
      • 3 Years Ago
      GLAD and SAD to see the Murci go but very excited for this new Bull. It will be a sad day when the Gallardo production ends. but if it takes styling clues from this, potentially the greatest v10 Lamborghini ever. Lets enjoy the new beast for now.
      • 3 Years Ago
      • 3 Years Ago
      I wonder how they managed to get it to pass pedestrian safety laws
        • 3 Years Ago
        Same thought here. Maybe they are like CAFE standards where limited production provides exemption?
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