VIDEO: Aventador LP 750-4 SV smashes Nordschleife

Lamborghini has shown with its outrageous Aventador LP 750-4 SV that you don’t need a tricked up über hybrid to break seven minutes at the Ring. You just need a 750hp normally aspirated 6.5 litre V12. Some pointers to note, the indicated peak speed at Schwedenkreuz was 297km/h, a staggering a 285km/h down the Fuchsröhre […]

Instant torque’s gonna get you

The Ferrari 458 Italia is a pretty quick car, right. In a straight out drag race there’s not many cars that can beat it. Surely a miserly four-door Tesla Model S can’t do it? Well, off the line, yes, it can. And by some margin. This is thanks to the Tesla’s near-instant torque and all-wheel […]

Lamborghini earns the wrath of Harris

First it was Ferrari, now it is Lamborghini who has ruffled the feathers of Chris Harris. In the first post-announcement edition of his weekly column over at Jalopnik he has taken aim at Lambo—in particular the Aventador—fired and made sure he’s got the attention he needs to grab eyeballs: Lamborghini has lost the plot. It […]

The hide and seek we play with facts

It’s no use pretending, that I undertsand why Lamborghini Australia asked journos not to report on a flaming Aventador at a recent event held at Phillip Island. According to the LP700-4 had completed many laps of the picturesque circuit as part of a media demonstration, which was not attended by Drive. Late in the […]

If you want more bling, just buy it!

If you want more bling, just buy it When you need more bling, you buy it You won’t hide it You won’t throw your gold away, ooh Apologies for the cheap trick there (geddit). Anyway, yes, if you’re looking for a fantastic way to blow a heap of cash you didn’t even know you had […]

Remembering the Lamborghini Aventador J

$2.66 million. That’s what was required to buy the one-off Lamborghini Aventador J, which starred at the Geneva Motor Show back in March. The identity of the buyer, for now, remains unknown but the sale figure was confirmed by Lamborghini’s CEO, Stephen WInkelmann, as being €2.1m (AU$2.66m). In return the buyer received one of the […]

Lamborghini Aventador lights my fire

We update you with the rather upsetting news that a menacing Lamborghini Aventador has apparently self-immolated on a Southern Californian highway. Supposedly this somewhat unperturbed chap is the owner of the sorry looking Aventador behind him. At this stage it’s not totally clear what happened or what set the fire off, other than an official […]

VIDEO: Lamborghini Aventador J

We didn’t want you to forget the awesome Lamborghini Aventador J, just revealed at the Geneva Motor Show, so we’ve saved up this promo video for you. The clip brings you closer to the one-off 515kW V12 powered beast and leaves you wondering just who will buy it and will they care for it with […]

Geneva 2012: Lamborghini Aventador J

Just when you thought a German hatchback was a bit radical Lamborghini stands up and slaps you in the face with a 700hp dose of reality. This is the Aventador J, “a force of nature on wheels” Lamborghini claim. Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Lamborghini says, “With the Lamborghini Aventador J, we have molded […]

Meet the Aventador J Speedster

It’s expected Lamborghini will be bringing an Aventador Roadster to the Geneva Motor Show. But this Aventador-based creation seems to have caught most people off guard. With a slightly oddball title of Aventador J Speedster, we’re led to believe, it sounds a bit like a lead actor from a Hollywood B movie. Note the lack […]

Lamborghini Aventador tops out at 370km/h

As well as playing with cars around the Nürburgring, German mag Sport Auto spends a lot of time at the Hockenheim track. In this video you can see a full lap of the circuit filmed from the side of a Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4. Then, for giggles we see a camera pointed at the dash as […]