Lamborghini Aventador SVJ is now the new King of the Ring [+Video]

Lamborghini is expected to unveil their track-focused Lamborghini Aventador SVJ at Monterey Car Week in California this August but before that, the Italian supercar maker decided to take their raging bull to the Nürburgring Nordschleife for a record-breaking lap.

Clocking in at 6:44.97 minutes, the Aventador SVJ took the title of fastest production vehicle from previous record holder, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS’ record of 6:47.3 minutes which it held on for one year.

Piloting the all-wheel drive Aventador SVJ is Lamborghini official driver, Marco Mapelli who took the car to its absolute limits during an exclusive session on the Ring. Technical details of the Aventador SVJ remains scarce but the company promised higher power output, weight-to-power ratio of 1.98kg/hp. Other aerodynamic enhancements include the brands patented ALA 2.0 active aerodynamics system with aero vectoring.

Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stefano Domenicali said: “Its tenure as the Nürburgring lap time record holder, even before its unveiling during the Monterey Car Week in California in August, endorses Lamborghini’s competence in applying superlative design engineering and ground-breaking technologies.”



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