Lamborghini has launched a cryptic invitation which invitations us to take a look at their “latest creation” on July eighth at 6 PM CEST (12 pm ET).
The invitation is coy on specifics, however says the mysterious mannequin can be “forward of its time.” We are able to additionally see capacitor-like accents that are formed like Lamborghini’s new LED daytime operating gentle design.
We’re unsure what to anticipate, however the “forward of its time” teaser might recommend the mannequin has hybrid or electrical powertrain. Whereas that’s removed from sure, rumors have indicated Lamborghini is engaged on a Sian Spyder.
The coupe was unveiled eventually 12 months’s Frankfurt Motor Present and billed as a “hybrid tremendous sports activities automobile” that blends distinctive efficiency with electrification.
It featured a 774 hp (577 kW / 785 PS) 6.5-liter V12 engine and a 34 hp (25 kW / 34 PS) electrical motor that was built-in into the automobile’s seven-speed gearbox. The motor was powered by a supercapacitor which was “thrice extra highly effective than a battery of the identical weight and thrice lighter than a battery producing the identical energy.”
This setup enabled the Sian to have a mixed output of 808 hp (602 kW / 819 PS). That allowed the automobile to rocket from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in lower than 2.eight seconds and hit a high velocity in extra of 217 mph (350 km/h).
In fact, there’s no assure the thriller mannequin is the Sian Spyder and Lamborghini has been teasing its upcoming SCV12. That exact mannequin is a track-only hypercar with a V12 engine that produces greater than 819 hp (610 kW / 830 PS). The engine can be linked to a six-speed sequential transmission which sends energy to the rear wheels.
Lamborghini has already confirmed the SCV12 can be unveiled this summer time, so it’s attainable the mannequin might debut subsequent week.