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Lamborghini Reventón
Lamborghini
aka Type aka here, not up there
Production 2008
limited 20 units
Class Hypercar
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat, mid-engined Coupe
2-door, 2-seat, mid-engined Spyder
Length 185.04 in (4700 mm)
Width 81.02 in (2058 mm)
Height 44.69 in (1135 mm)
Wheelbase 104.92 in (2665 mm)
Weight 3670.7 lb (1665 kg, Dry)
Transmission 6-speed e-gear, Permanent AWD w/ Viscous Traction System
Engine 6.5 litre (6496 cc, 396.41 cu in) 60° V12
Power 641 hp (478 kW) @ 8000 rpm
487 lb-ft (660 Nm) of torque @ 6000 rpm
Similar Koenigsegg CCXR
Pagani Zonda R
McLaren F1
Ferrari FXX
Saleen S7 TT
Caparo T1
Jaguar XJ220
SSC Ultimate Aero
Gumpert Apollo
Maserati MC12
Ascari A10
Bugatti Veyron
Aston Martin One-77
Designer Lamborghini Centro Stile under Manfred Fitzgerald

The Lamborghini Reventón is a supercar that debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show.[1] It was the most powerful and expensive Lamborghini at the time, costing one million euro.[2] The official press release states that only 20 will be built, but it was later reported that the total number would be 100.[3] The exterior styling was inspired by the F-22 Raptor.[1] Although the exterior is partially new, almost the entire mechanics (including the engine) are taken directly from the Murciélago LP640.[4]

Initial reports suggest that the 6.5 litre V12 may receive a power boost of approximately 15 kilowatts (20 horsepower), bringing the new ouput close to 490 kW (660 horsepower).[4][2] In spite of this, and the car's carbon fibre components, the Reventón accelerates to 100 km/h (62 mph) in the same time as the Murciélago LP640 (3.4 seconds).[3]

The instrument panel in the Reventón comprises of three TFT liquid crystal displays (LCDs) with two different display modes. The instruments are housed in a structure milled from a solid aluminum block, protected by a carbon fiber casing. The G-Force-Meter is completely new and it is one of the talking points of the Reventón. It displays the dynamic drive forces, longitudinal acceleration during acceleration and braking, as well as transversal acceleration around bends. These forces are represented by the movement of an indicator on a graduated 3D grid depending on the direction and intensity of the acceleration. Formula One teams also use a similar device to analyse dynamic forces.

By simply pressing a button, the driver can switch to the second, quasi-analogical display, where there are the usual circular instruments; speedometer and tachometer. The G-Force-Meter still remains at the centre of this display mode.

Lamborghini has also picked up some of parent company Audi's design language. For the first time, Lamborghini incorporated daylight running lights with the headlamps of the Reventón. Seven Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) at each headlamps flank the Bi-Xenon main beam and they stay lit whenever the car is in movement. Due to the high temperatures in the rear lower part of the car, special heatproof LEDs are used for the indicator and hazard lights, stoplights and rear lights with a triple arrow optical effect.

NameEdit

The Reventón is named after a fighting bull according to Lamborghini tradition. The car's namesake, owned by the Don Rodriguez family, is best known for killing famed bullfighter Felix Guzman in 1943. [5] Reventón also means "explosion/explodes" in Spanish.

Recent ChangesEdit

  • The 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show will play host to the public debut of the Reventón Roadster. Like its coupe sibling, production is highly limited and exclusive to 15 units. Another similarity is the F-22 Raptor inspired styling draped over the Murcielago chassis. It is rumoured that the topless raging bull will feature the Murcie LP670-4 SV's 670 hp version of the 6.5 litre V12 rather than the modified 650 hp LP640-sourced mill seen in the hardtop model. Expect the price to top out at 1.2 million Euros ($1,750,000 USD) as before. [1][2][3]

Styles and Major OptionsEdit

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PricingEdit

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Engine and TransmissionEdit

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PerformanceEdit

The Lamborghini can go from 0-62 (100 km) in 3.2 seconds and is expected to reach 220 mph (352 km/h)

ReliabilityEdit

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SafetyEdit

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PhotosEdit

Reventón Coupe

Reventón Roadster

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ColoursEdit

  • Grey Barra

Main CompetitorsEdit

Jaguar XJ220, Aston Martin One-77

Unique AttributesEdit

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InteriorEdit

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CriticismsEdit

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GenerationsEdit

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WorldwideEdit

Of the original 20 coupe's, 10 were delivered to the United States, seven to Europe, one to Canada, and two to Asia.

Design quirks and odditiesEdit

  • The vehicle's styling is said to have been inspired by the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.
  • The name comes from a bull that killed toreador Felix Guzman in 1943.

AwardsEdit

  • 2007 Most Beautiful Car in the World

See AlsoEdit

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Volkswagen Group


Volkswagen | Audi | SEAT | Škoda | Bentley | Bugatti | Lamborghini | Ducati | Porsche


Current Models: Aventador LP700-4 · Huracán · Huracán Spyder · Huracán LP580-2

Historic Models: Centenario Murciélago LP640 · Roadster · LP670-4 SV · Reventón · Reventón Roadster · Miura · Countach · Diablo · Espada · Silhouette · Jalpa · 350GT · 400GT · Islero · Jarama · LM002 · Urraco · Gallardo Superleggera .Gallardo

Concept Cars: 350GTV · Athon · Bravo · Cala · Canto · Cheetah · Concept S · Faena · Flying Star II · Genesis · LM001 · LM003 · LM004 · LMA002 · Marco Polo · Marzal · Miura Concept · Portofino · Raptor · Stella · Miura Spyder Concept · Estoque Concept · Sesto Elemento Concept · Aventador J · Veneno Concept . Asterion Concept

One-Offs: Monza 400 · 3500 GTZ Zagato

Racing Vehicles: Murcielago R-GT · Super Trofeo (Privateer)


Tonino Lamborghini · Ad Personam


Ferruccio Lamborghini Corporate website A subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group


ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Lamborghini Reventon Has Been Revealed". CarFront.com. http://carfront.com/news/2007/09/10/the-lamborghini-reventon-has-been-revealed/. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2007 Frankfurt Auto Show: Lamborghini Reventon". Edmunds. http://blogs.edmunds.com/Straightline/3347. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Lamborghini Reventon: (This rumor, however has been stated as untrue by CEO Winkelmann. Outrageous, But One Million Euros Outrageous?". Motive Magazine. http://www.motivemag.com/pub/news/Outrageous_But_One_Million_Euros_Outrageous.shtml. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Lamborghini Reventón". sybarites. http://www.sybarites.org/2007/09/11/lamborghini-reventon/. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  5. "Lamborghini Reventon Information". LamborghiniReventon.net. http://www.LamborghiniReventon.net. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 

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