Lamborghini Aventador substitute will skip Sian’s supercapacitor for typical battery

Lamborghini’s substitute for the Aventador will not function the supercapacitor expertise featured within the Sian supercar unveiled finally week’s Frankfurt Worldwide Motor Present.

That is in accordance with Lamborghini R&D chief Maurizio Reggiani who in an interview with Automobile Gross sales printed Monday mentioned the Aventador substitute will function a plug-in hybrid powertrain combining a naturally aspirated V-12 with an electrical drive system operating on batteries.

Maurizio Reggiani

The reason being that supercapacitors ship vitality too shortly to supply an honest electrical vary, one thing Reggiani mentioned might be crucial to satisfy stricter emissions laws. Within the Sian, the supercapacitor is used to supply a lift of vitality—as much as 34 horsepower—at speeds under 81 mph. It is also used to supply torque fill throughout gear modifications, serving to to out the shifts.

“If you wish to assault CO2, you want to have a battery that ensures a sure vary of full-electric mobility,” he mentioned. “With the supercapacitor as it’s at the moment, you can’t have this.”

Lamborghini Sián FKP 37

Lamborghini Sián FKP 37

In the identical interview, Reggiani revealed that Lamborghini is growing the Aventador substitute with an eye fixed towards consolation and this implies a smooth-shifting dual-clutch transmission will change the Aventador’s single-clutch automated unit. He additionally hinted that the following automotive may function a roomier cabin.

The Aventador substitute is at the moment anticipated round 2022, although we have heard that it may very well be launched as early as 2020.

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