The Lamborghini Aventador was designed to replace the ten-year-old Murciélago as the new flagship model in the Lamborghini lineup starting in 2011. Soon after the Aventador was publicly unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in February 2011, Lamborghini announced that it had already sold over 12 months of the production vehicles, with deliveries starting in the second half of 2011. In August of 2011, Top Gear chose the Aventador as the car of the year for 2011.
The specs are as follows:
- 691 HP from 6.5 liter V12 engine
- Top Speed 349.2 km/h (217.0 mph)
- 0-100 KM/H IN 2.9 SEC
- Fuel mileage is 14 miles per US gallon or (17 L/100 km)
With a suggested retail price of $379,700 USD, ownership is largely reserved for professional athletes, rap moguls and successful business people nevertheless, we can all dream right?