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
All of which has led Lamborghini - a charming basketcase not all that long ago, remember - to develop new techniques in the use of carbon-fibre composites. The company claims that it's currently the only car maker in the world to have nailed every aspect of the process - in 3D design, simulation and validation, through to production and testing.
"The Professor at the University of Washington is actually an ex-Lamborghini employee," Fitzgerald says, "and he stayed in touch with us, so it was a natural step to take. He was engaged there with Boeing work, and we decided to go over and check out its facilities.