Lamborghini Aventador successor’s Hybrid V12 engine revealed

We’re simply weeks away from the official debut of the Lamborghini Aventador successor. The brand new flagship supercar can be unveiled on March 29. However earlier than that, right here’s a take a look at its all-new V12 hybrid powertrain.

The Aventador successor (codenamed: LB744) can be Lamborghini’s first Excessive Efficiency Electrified Automobile (HPEV) supercar. It will likely be based mostly on a carbon monocoque with a 3.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack within the centre, providing 6.2 miles of vary in 100% EV mode.

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The interior combustion engine powering the LB744 supercar is an all-new 6.5-liter V12 naturally aspirated unit. It weighs 218 kg, which is 17 kg lower than the one within the Aventador. It produces 814 hp @ 9250 rpm and 525 lb-ft of torque at 6750 rpm. The motor revs to 9500 rpm and has a selected output of 126 hp per litre.

The engine is mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch computerized transmission, which is mounted transversely and behind the engine for the primary time. The V12 powers the rear wheels, whereas two electrical motors are mounted on the entrance axle. There’s additionally a 3rd electrical motor positioned above the gearbox that may provide energy to the rear wheels, relying on the chosen driving mode and the situations.

As reported by us earlier, the mixed output of the V12 hybrid powertrain is 1001 hp.