Lamborghini, the Italian heartthrob with its latest masterpiece, Aventador LP700-4, hit an important milestone yesterday on the 19th of July, 2012. Within the first 15 months since its launch, the company produced the 1000th unit of the sports car which is faster than any other V12-powered model in the company's history. It goes from 0-60mph (which when converted is from 0-96kmph) in somewhere close to 2.6 seconds and has a top speed capability of 349kmph.
The company claims that they are booked for the next 18 months as well. The 1000th Argo Organe hue color Lamborghini Aventador was received by the Hans Scheindecker, who was handed the key personally by the CEO and President of Lamborghini Automobilli, Stephan Winkelmann.
The Aventador LP700-4 is priced at $376,000 and in India it is available at around Rs. 3.6crore (Ex-Showroom New Delhi). It delivers around 700bhp and a torque of 689Nm at 5500rpm with its 6.5-litre V12 engine. The Aventador uses a lot of carbon fibre to keep the weight down but still the weight is 1814kgs, close to 4000 pounds.
The next in line from the house of Lamborghini is the Aventador Roadster model within the next year.