Lamborghini unveils its first plug-in hybird supercar, the Revuelto
What simply occurred? Lamborghini has taken the wraps off its new flagship supercar, the Revuelto. It’s the corporate’s first plug-in hybrid, formally known as HPEV, or High Performance Electric Vehicle. It includes a futuristic design, plenty of new know-how, and a nod to the Aventador, which has been Lamborghini’s flagship for over a decade.
The Revuelto includes a carbon fiber monocoque body with a cast composite entrance construction. Most of the physique panels are carbon fiber, and aluminum doorways and thermoplastic entrance and rear bumpers have been thrown in for good measure. The automobile additionally options scissor doorways, a staple of most Lamborghinis through the years, and an lively rear wing that has three positions and will be adjusted to swimsuit the present driving mode.
The Revuelto is powered by a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine assisted by three electrical motors, two on the entrance and one on the rear. The mid-engined V12 alone produces 825 brake horsepower @ 9,250 rpm and 534 ft-lbs of torque @ 6,750 rpm. Combined with electrical motors producing 110kW every, the full energy output to all 4 wheels is a whopping 1,001 bhp. The hybrid powertrain is paired with a brand new 8-speed dual-clutch computerized transmission (DCT).
Acceleration figures are additionally very spectacular. Lamborghini claims its newest supercar can speed up from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 2.5 seconds and has a high velocity of greater than 350 km/h (217 mph). In phrases of energy, the Revuelto has only a 3.8 kWh battery pack, which might present about 6 miles of vary on a single cost. The firm has not but offered particulars on emissions and gasoline consumption.
The Revuelto is fitted with 265/30-21s entrance and 355/25-22s rear Bridgestone Potenza Sport tires and gives 13 completely different drive modes to supply one of the best expertise in any situation. According to Wired, the modes embrace Recharge, Hybrid, Performance and the EV-only Città, which limits energy to 180 bhp. Corsa mode delivers the total 1,001 bhp.
Inside, the Revuelto includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, together with an 8.4-inch portrait infotainment show and a 9.1-inch passenger show. Despite the abundance of touchscreen controls, Lamborghini has stored some bodily buttons, together with the beginning button and a button for hazards.
Lamborghini hasn’t revealed pricing for the Revuelto, however says deliveries will start by the top of the yr.