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Lamborghini Aventador S review

Published: 20 Jan 2017


What should I be paying?

You can lease a Lamborghini, and I expect some people do. But the monthly payments will be bigger than most mortgages, putting you in the potentially exciting position of considering this an either/or purchase against your house. From what I remember, £271,146 is more than the average house price in the UK...

Of course trying to write logically about a Lamborghini purchase is daft. Buying an Aventador S is a decision driven by ego and a bank account that can afford the figure in the same way you or I might lay out for a coffee at a motorway services - we’re aware it’s not great value for money, but we just want it, OK? Right now before latte/Lambo withdrawal kicks in.

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CO2? The best part of 400g/km, while averaging a claimed 24.4mpg. Call it 17mpg. Or 7mpg if you’re doing what most Aventador owners do and trundling between Knightsbridge and Chelsea. Options prices haven’t been announced yet, but suffice it to say you won’t have much trouble sending the price spiralling past £300,000. Just get busy with the carbon and Lamborghini’s in-house Ad Personam department. Apparently 50 per cent of all new Lambos are now specced with some form of Ad Personam content, be it paint to match your loafers or your family crest emblazoned on the bonnet. Who knows? What’s important is that this Lambo has a strong enough personality to carry this stuff off.

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