Lamborghini's Sesto Elemento
Lambo confirm that 20 will be built: take a closer look at the pocket rocket coming our way...
Posted: 15 Sep 2011
"It's a combination of all the different technologies we're exploring," Fitzgerald confirms, "and we're utilising them where it makes the most sense to do so. If you want to deliver higher volumes, you have to look at all the different production processes."
While Manfred has always been evangelical about Lamborghini, it's clear he's properly fired up by what this latest venture means. But he's not a physicist, and admits that the brand's core audience might not be in the market for a science lesson. After all, it's a brave supersports car company that calls time on the power race when so many of its adherents are addicted to big numbers. That said, it would be a colossal failure of imagination to have an objection to an all-carbon Lamborghini with a power-to-weight ratio of 562bhp per tonne.