This morning, with an all-points press release, Lamborghini has introduced their newest restricted version automobile: The Sián Roadster.
The original Sián launched the idea of a naturally aspirated V12 engine with a gentle hybrid electrical motor constructed into the transmission to spice up efficiency. In contrast to different hybrids that got here earlier than, the electrical motor supplies solely 34 HP and as an alternative of a battery pack, makes use of a regenerative super-capacitor.
The Sián Roadster continues the super-capacitor electrical hybrid idea, besides for 2 main variations over the Sián.
The primary of those, and the obvious, is the truth that the automobile has no roof. Fairly apparent with the identify containing the phrase “Roadster,” all stated.
The second main distinction over the unique Sián is that the roadster, by not having a roof to direct air over particular areas of the engine cowl to extract warmth, as an alternative has clever air scoops that can deploy mechanically from behind the higher facet air intakes. These scoops are fabricated from super-lightweight however extraordinarily sturdy composite supplies, and are used to seize incoming cool air and direct it over the engine and exhaust throughout enthusiastic driving.
As properly, the electrical motor and super-capacitor collectively weight solely 34 Kg (75 lbs), attaining a 1:1 weight to HP ratio. 34 Kg to 34 HP.
Mixed with the V12, the Sián Roadster produces a complete output of 819 HP, making it 11 HP extra highly effective than the unique Sián and now probably the most highly effective roadgoing manufacturing automobile to return from Lamborghini.
Pricing and the variety of automobiles to be produced is forthcoming. If one had been to imagine based mostly on the unique Sián, it is going to be over $3.6 million and sure restricted to 60 automobiles.
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