What’s Happening: Automobili Lamborghini has revealed Revuelto, the first super sports V12 hybrid plug-in HPEV (High-Performance Electrified Vehicle), as part of its 60th-anniversary celebrations. The new car defines a new paradigm in terms of performance, sportiness, and driving pleasure with its unprecedented new architecture, innovative design, maximum-efficiency aerodynamics, and a new carbon frame concept.
Why It Matters: The new Revuelto is a milestone in the history of Lamborghini and a significant pillar in the company’s electrification strategy. It is a unique and innovative car that remains faithful to Lamborghini’s DNA, combining a new 12-cylinder engine with hybrid technology, creating the perfect balance between delivering the emotion that the company’s clients want and the necessity to reduce emissions.
- The powertrain of the new Revuelto delivers an output of 1015 CV from the combined power of an entirely new combustion engine and three electric motors.
- The car features a double-clutch gearbox that makes its debut on a 12-cylinder Lamborghini for the first time.
- The three electric motors are powered by a lithium-ion high specific power (4500 W/kg) battery pack that also supports a fully-electric drive mode.
- The extensive use of carbon fiber and lightweight materials, combined with the potent engine power, contributes to achieving the best weight-to-power ratio in the history of Lamborghini: 1.75 kg/CV.
- The new Revuelto delivers exceptional performance figures, including acceleration from 0-100 km/h in only 2.5 seconds and a top speed of more than 350 km/h.
- The car’s electric torque vectoring and four-wheel drive, available in fully-electric drive mode, ensures the Revuelto delivers its amplified qualities both on track and in daily driving.
Bottom Line: The new Lamborghini Revuelto is a significant milestone in the company’s history, combining a new 12-cylinder engine with hybrid technology to create a unique and innovative car that remains faithful to the company’s DNA. With its exceptional performance figures and advanced technology, the Revuelto takes the experience of driving a Lamborghini to a superior level and delivers the highest performance while confirming it at the very summit of driving emotions.