New Lamborghini V12 Engine Assembly
Finally, some hard facts right from Lamborghini.
The Italian supercar-maker has announced details on its new V12 power plant
which is expected to debut in the upcoming Murcielago replacement recently
speculated to be named Aventador.
The new engine is a naturally aspirated 6.5 liter V12, known internally as
the L539, with a total output of 515 kW (700 PS) at 8,250 rpm and 690 Nm of
torque available at an engine speed of 5,500 rpm.
The new V12 was developed by Lamborghini at its Sant'Agata Bolognese
facility. It comes with a classic cylinder bank of 60 degrees and is
compact - measuring 665 millimeters tall, 848 mm wide and 784 mm in length.
It has a bore diameter of 95 mm and a cylinder stroke of 76.5 mm. The
nitride-hardened crankshaft weighs just 24.6 kg while the engine weighs a
total of 234 kg.
The 6.5 liter V12 also comes with two mufflers in a single casing - one
low-volume and the other high for that pitch-perfect Lambo sound.
Also newly developed to accompany this engine is the ISR (Independent
Shifting Rods) transmission. A 7-speed, single clutch gearbox with
exceptionally quick shift times due to the independent shifting rods -
Lamborghini claims almost 50 percent less than a standard dual-clutch
gearbox. The independent shift rods work similar in concept to a
dual-clutch - as one rod is disengaging the current gear, the second rod is
already engaging the next one.
Weight reduction is a theme here too, as the new gearbox weighs in at just
The transmission comes with three driver settings - Strada, Sport and Corsa
mode - with Corsa mode made for high-performance driving that also includes
a launch control function.
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Ed Bolian drives the Orange 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 at Lamborghini Atlanta.wmv
This is a 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Coupe in Pearl Orange/Black
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RC Ferrari 458 Vs. Lamborghini Murcielago Sv
Sorry about the bad quality video, to film this we taped our iphones to our
controllers, and we had to run to keep up with our cars.
Which would you rather have?
*Ferrari 458 Italia
*Lamobrghini Murcielago Sv