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Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Lamborghini Aventador

£291,660£346,698
8/10
Overall verdict
Lamborghini knows how to make a supercar super. A proper jaw-dropper
 

For: 

Imposing supercar swagger, 8,250rpm noise, sledgehammer speed

Against: 

Some Audi-ness seems to have been rubbed in

Overview

What is it?

Lamborghini’s V12 replacement for the Murciélago supercar, the Aventador is a big, low, squat and wide monster from the old school. Sporting a mid-mounted 6.5-litre V12, a 0–62mph time under three seconds and a 217mph top speed, this is the meanest car in Lamborghini’s current range, built using a carbon-fibre monocoque and draped with aluminium and CFRP (carbon fibre reinforced plastic) panels. There’s a four-wheel drive, bespoke ISR 7spd paddleshift transmission and bodywork that scares small children. We love it dearly.

Highlights from the range

Title 0–62 CO2 MPG BHP Price
The fastest
LP 750-4 Superveloce 2dr ISR
2.9s 370g/km 17.7 750 £346,698
The cheapest
LP 700-4 2dr ISR
3.0s 370g/km 17.7 700 £291,660
The greenest
LP 700-4 2dr ISR
3.0s 370g/km 17.7 700 £291,660
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