Saturday, December 3, 2022
Monterey Car Week at Pebble Beach The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: 770-horsepower V12 and technical supremacy

The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: 770-horsepower V12 and technical supremacy

This other worldwide premiere during Monterey Car Week in California at “The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering” caught our attention. Some reasons are evident so let’s go over them now:

The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ has set a new Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap record for a production car with a time of 6:44.97, besting the previous record of 6:47.25 set by the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

The Aventador SVJ (Super Veloce Jota) uses Lamborghini’s Aerodynamica Lamborghini Attiva (ALA) system and adds 40% more downforce than the SV along with a 1% reduction in the coefficient of drag. The car also features lightweight materials and four-wheel steering along with the highest-output ever produced (770-horsepower and 531 lb.-ft. of torque) by a normally-aspirated V12 for Lambo. And lastly, the car’s still AWD.

The less obvious reason is that this could be the farewell version of the Aventador as it nears a 10-year production run (since 2011). Only 900 will be built of what we think will be a fitting tribute to Lambo’s flagship supercar.

 

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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