The 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 is a mid-engined supercar that is the successor to the Lamborghini Murciélago and the first Lamborghini production car with the company's all-new 6.5L (6,498 cc) naturally aspirated V12 engine, codenamed L539.
Just being in the presence of an Aventador is enough to make one feel regal. Driving this mad bull can be likened to finding Elvis and winning the lottery… on the same day; thrilling, fortuitous, and maybe a bit surreal. The Aventador exudes sensual power, drop dead beauty, and performance numbers that seem derived from NASA blueprints. This is a bareknuckle brawler of a supercar, brandishing 700 bhp and more than 500 foot/lbs. of torque. In short, the Aventador’s potential is limited less by its engineering than by the bravery of its driver.
Just being in the presence of an Aventador is enough to make one feel regal. To drive one is an experience that ranks closely with finding Elvis and winning the lottery... simultaneously. The car exudes of sensual power, drop dead beauty, and speed-fueled desire. The Aventador is everything an exotic car should be.
In keeping with Lamborghini's tradition of naming cars after fighting bulls, the Aventador is named after the bull of the same name that fought particularly valiantly in the bull ring of Zaragoza, Spain in 1993 and earned the Trofeo de la Peña La Madroñera for its courage in the arena.
The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 features a seven-speed single-clutch semi-automatic transmission built by Graziano Transmissioni. The new V12 engine, codenamed L539, produces 690 hp (515 kW) and 509 ft·lb (690 N·m) of torque. It is the first all-new powerplant since the 3.5L engine in the 350GT.
The Aventador LP 700-4 is claimed to do 0-60 in 2.9 seconds and hit a top speed of at least 217 mph (350 km/h). sport auto measured a top speed of 230 mph (370 km/h).
The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4's powerful 6.5L V12 and AWD drivetrain give access to fast acceleration, including 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.8 seconds and 0-100 mph (161 km/h) in 6.5 seconds. Being AWD, the Aventador LP700-4 launches off the line with very little wheelspin. Due to its weight, width, and size, though, the Aventador LP700-4 suffers in the handling department, showing moderate to strong hints of understeer. In the Forza Motorsport games, the Aventador's top speed is limited to only 217 mph (349 km/h), but in the Forza Horizon games, the Aventador's top speed is increased, capable of hitting 235 mph (379 km/h) at stock.
When fully upgraded, the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 becomes extremely fast and is capable of reaching extreme speeds well above 271 mph (436 km/h). A well-tuned Aventador is capable of completing the full one-mile drag route within 20 seconds or less.
In Forza Horizon, the Aventador's V12 was available only for Lamborghini cars.
In Forza Horizon 2 and Forza Horizon 3, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 qualifies for the "Hypercars" championship.
In Forza Horizon 3, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 can be customized with the Liberty Walk body kit. This body kit was originally intended for the Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario, which isn't featured in the Forza games.
In the games, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4's power output is shown as 700 hp (522 kW) instead of 690 hp (515 kW). "LP 700-4" refers to the car's longitudinal mid-engine position ("LP"), power output in PS ("700"), and four-wheel-drive ("4").
The Aventador's forzamotorsport.net description also incorrectly claims 700 hp (522 kW).
Given a weight of 3472 lb (1575 kg) in the Forza games, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 is lighter than the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV, but to keep true to real life, the Aventador LP 700-4's weight stat would need to be increased to 3978 lb (1804 kg).
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