The first topless SuperVeloce model of Lamborghini was unveiled at Pebble Beach weekend. The company debuted its new Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce roadster at the Monterey car week. Green lawns of The Quail lodge, a Motorsports Gathering in Camel Valley witnessed the premier launch of an electric blue Aventador on Friday.
The track-ready, crop-top version of the SV is similar to the fixed-roof SV in terms of hardware and upgrades. It bears the same 740-hp engine at a stratospheric 8,400 rpm at 508 lb-ft of torque. However, it weighs 100 pounds less than the LP 700-4 to justify its ‘SuperVeloce’ tag. It uses the 6.5-liter V12 under the rear decklid as the hardtop up from 515kW/690Nm in the standard Aventador. It has a power-to-weight ratio of 4.6 pounds per horse. It comes with Lamborghini’s adjustable steering and a 49-hp enhancement over the standard Aventador Roadster. The adjustable steering and magnetic ride control are to help keep the four wheels planted on the open-top roadster like the hardtop SV.
The 2016 roadster flaunts a 217-plus-mph (349 kmph) top speed and has the ability to rocket at a speed of 60 mph in less than 2.9 seconds. A seven-speed ISR transmission sends power to its four wheels. In addition to this, the SV roadster showcases a flexible suspension along with a pushrod damping system. The magneto-rheological suspension can be firmed up or softened on demand.
The hardtop bears two pieces weighing less than 13 pounds which are made of carbon fiber. Weighing just 6kg, the hardtop has seen plenty of wind tunnel testing for driving at very high speed. They are crammed into the luggage compartment and can be brought over the top easily in case it starts pouring suddenly while the car is on the road. The roadster has a large rear wing and has an integrated front and rear splitter to greatly increase aerodynamic downforce. Along with the removable panel, the cabin also features a rear glass screen that can be lowered and raised, thus acting as a wind deflector when the user drives roof-less. Leather and Alcantara are still a part of the SV, and it uses lightweight stripped-out interior which uses carbon fiber in large quantities to keep its weight down.
The bad-boy Lambo Aventador is base-priced at $530,075, and Lamborghini will begin shipping the SV in 2016. It will be available in Europe around April- May next year and might reach U.S. in summer 2016.