Great review here of the awesome Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4.
What’s black, has a devilish 6.5-liter V-12 that makes almost 700 horsepower, is made mostly from carbon fiber, has pushrods at all four corners and costs about $400,000? If you answered, “an F1 car,” you’d be wrong but not that wrong. No my friends, we’re talking about the latest road going terror from Italy, the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4. And yes, I just drove one. Thanks for asking.
What’s it like? Well, in a non-surprising nutshell, it’s fast. Like, you can’t be serious fast. Like I just pulled the most excellent column-mounted metal shift paddle into 4th gear and the convoluted yet future-fabulous digital speedo is showing me an indicated 120 mph on a two-lane mountain road. If a cop had pulled me over I would have beaten myself with his nightstick because my actions were just so criminal. In my pitiful defense, I had no concept of the speed I was traveling because with the singular exception of the Bugatti Veyron, I’ve never sat behind the wheel of anything quite so omnipotent.