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06 June 2012

Batman’s Lambo Aventador spotted at Silverstone

Dark Knight’s daily driver has a day out at the Super Trofeo race

Vijay Pattni
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Next month, your computer will quietly implode. Internet forums across the globe will enter meltdown, telephone lines will crackle with interference and comic-book fanboys will be unable to construct decipherable sentences.

This is because the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises will hit cinemas. And it'll probably be good, not least because Bruce Wayne will drive a Lamborghini. A Lamborghini Aventador, to be precise. The Lamborghini Aventador in the picture above, to be utterly pedantic.

You'll recall that last weekend, the one-make racing series fielded exclusively with Lamborghinis - the Super Trofeo - hit Silverstone. And amid lots of rain and some racing occurring, we managed to find this little snap of Bruce's daily driver resting menacingly on a special stand. The pic, uploaded by Lamborghini UK's Twitter feed, was posted with the simple line: "THE Bruce Wayne car".

Of course, we confirmed Bruce would be driving an Aventador in The Dark Knight Rises last year after this very car was snapped on set, sporting ‘Gotham City' licence plates. A perfect fit, it would seem, for the billionaire playboy with a penchant for rubber-clad violence.

And speaking of Batman, fear not: that affable, light-hearted, cheery merchant of knuckle-flavoured vengeance will of course, drive that ruddy outrageous motorbike-thing, judging by the nifty film trailer.

Reckon the 6.5-litre, 700bhp, V12-engined Lamborghini is a good match for ol' Bruce? He drove a Murcielago in The Dark Knight, don't forget...

Tags: lamborghini, aventador, batman



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