TG Speed Week: The Supercars
McLaren MP4-12C. Lamborghini LP700-4. Noble M600. 1,942bhp, three cars and one very worried-looking journalist
Posted: 11 Apr 2013
OK, let's break out the red rag. Switch to Corsa mode - which turns the gearshifts into crude hammer blows - kill the ESP, and lean into the bends on a trailing throttle. Using the engine weight this way is like lighting a fuse on a very big firework: you can't change your mind afterwards. But if you get it right, the Aventador's electronic diffs, recalibrated for Corsa, will give you more sensitivity. And, if you get it wrong, it turns out to have a surprisingly high, if grudging, tolerance threshold.