Two one-off vehicles – a roadster and a coupé – have been created to have fun the tip of the V12 supercar period, ushering within the hybrid age.
With just some weeks to go earlier than Lamborghini’s first hybrid tremendous sports activities automobile makes its debut, the Italian agency is celebrating its famend naturally-aspirated V12 with the Invencible coupé and Auténtica roadster: two distinctive, one-off vehicles that spotlight the marque’s DNA and symbolize the very peak of Lamborghini’s unique accent on personalisation, by involving the shopper from the very starting to create fashions which can be really bespoke.
“The V12 engine is likely one of the pillars of our historical past and our marque’s success. As we head in the direction of embracing a brand new period of hybridization on the coronary heart of our Cor Tauri technique, that is the Lamborghini means of celebrating the naturally aspirated V12 with two one-off automobiles that completely symbolize our idea of excellence in personalization.” – Stephan Winkelmann, Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and CEO
The 2 unmistakable one-off vehicles have been styled by Lamborghini Centro Stile because the quintessence of most creativity utilizing the V12 platform, reflecting the design cues which have contributed to the corporate’s iconic significance, in addition to drawing on a sporting character impressed by the race monitor.
Invencible and Auténtica pay tribute to masterpieces of Lamborghini design: the Sesto Elemento, a homage to lightness and motorsport characterised by a big rear wing; the Reventón with its distinctive aeronautical model; and the Veneno, which takes the search for aerodynamic perfection to an excessive.
“We’ve created two one-off vehicles with their very own distinctive character, impressed by monitor days and the high-octane circuit surroundings. They’re designed by Lamborghini Centro Stile, exerting most creativity on the V12 platform. These one-off designs draw on our distinctive design DNA whereas as soon as once more elevating our design heritage to a brand new degree.” – Mitja Borkert, Automobili Lamborghini Head of Design
Each new vehicles share the identical carbon fibre monocoque from the Aventador, produced in Sant’Agata Bolognese, together with full carbon bodywork that comes with design and applied sciences efficiently examined by Lamborghini in motorsport. The imposing bonnet reprises that of the Essenza SCV12, together with the pronounced entrance splitter full with vertical struts designed to handle airflow in essentially the most environment friendly means.
The hexagon, a well known motif of recent Lamborghini design, is built-in harmoniously but conspicuously into the distinctive visible parts of the automobile, beginning with the placing entrance and rear mild meeting highlighted by modern hexagonal LED working lights. On the bonnet, the air intakes are harking back to these on the Sesto Elemento, and the identical cues are repeated within the central triple exhaust with Inconel suggestions: a particular high-performance metal alloy derived from the aerospace trade.
The inside of each vehicles is dominated by clear traces, with a minimalist dashboard enhanced by hexagonal 3D-printed air vents and no instrumentation on the console, to underline the lightness of the cabin and focus consideration on pure driving enjoyment. The cockpit itself is framed in carbon fibre, with a digital readout that includes devoted graphics for every automobile.
The Invencible coupé is characterised by the delicate distinction between the dominant shade of purple and the carbon-look parts enhanced by purple ‘flakes’. The Rosso Efesto bodywork is complemented by sills and doorframes in carbon, similar to the brake callipers in Rosso Mars, which sit behind single-nut wheels with carbon fibre fairings to ventilate the brake meeting. On the traditional scissor doorways, there are two distinguished hexagonal tricolours: a tribute to the Italian flag that’s echoed on the door linings in addition to nicely as on the steering wheel.
The inside, in the identical color because the bodywork, contrasts with the Rosso Alala leather-based and Nero Cosmus Alcantara, accentuated by personalised embroidery in Rosso Alala and Nero Ade. The dashboard incorporates a Lamborghini brand in Rosso Efesto: the identical color used for the gearshift paddles on the steering wheel.
In an analogous vein, whereas nonetheless sustaining its really distinctive character, the Auténtica roadster options bodywork in Grigio Titans with particulars in Matt Black and a Giallo Auge livery: a color repeated on the brake callipers in addition to the principle aerodynamic parts. These embrace the entrance splitter, and motorsport-derived rear wing that optimises the aerodynamic load, flanked by a pair of fins. The automobile’s profile is rendered distinctive by two domes with built-in rollbars, impressed by open-topped racers of the previous. The open-air inside boasts elegant embroidery in Giallo Taurus, with contrasting Nero Ade leather-based upholstery and two-tone Nero Cosmus and Grigio Octans Alcantara.
The Invencible and Auténtica are the final vehicles to be produced by Lamborghini outfitted with a 12-cylinder 6.5 l engine mounted longitudinally within the rear (Longitudinale Posteriore: ‘LP’) earlier than the transition to a hybrid period. The ultimate salute to the outgoing Lamborghini V12 powertrain delivers 780 CV and a most 720 Nm of torque at 6,750 rpm, mated to a seven-speed ISR gearbox, four-wheel drive, and the Lamborghini Dynamic Steering system that controls all 4 wheels.