Lamborghini Aventador alternative will skip Sian’s supercapacitor for standard battery

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

That is in line with Lamborghini R&D chief Maurizio Reggiani who in an interview with Automobile Gross sales revealed Monday stated the Aventador alternative 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 power too shortly to offer an honest electrical vary, one thing Reggiani stated will likely be needed to satisfy stricter emissions rules. Within the Sian, the supercapacitor is used to offer a lift of power—as much as 34 horsepower—at speeds under 81 mph. It is also used to offer torque fill throughout gear modifications, serving to to {smooth} out the shifts.

“If you wish to assault CO2, you should have a battery that ensures a sure vary of full-electric mobility,” he stated. “With the supercapacitor as it’s immediately, 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 alternative with an eye fixed towards consolation and this implies a smooth-shifting dual-clutch transmission will exchange the Aventador’s single-clutch automated unit. He additionally hinted that the following automotive may function a roomier cabin.

The Aventador alternative is at the moment anticipated round 2022, although we have heard that it could possibly be launched as early as 2020.