LB48H won’t be proven in Geneva however on the IAA
By Mark Smeyers on February 21. 2019 in LamboNEWS.
We had been all hoping to see the rumored hybrid Lamborghini in a couple of weeks on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present, however the newest information is setting us up for a disappointment … the LB48H won’t be proven in Switzerland however has been postponed to the IAA in Frankfurt later this 12 months.
The LB48H would be the first V12 hybrid manufacturing automotive from Lamborghini, with solely 63 items constructed at a rumored value of €2,200,000 earlier than taxes, the automotive has been offered out since July 2018 already … the 63 house owners will, nevertheless, be invited to a non-public unveiling of their automotive shortly after the Geneva Motor Present.
In line with Lamborghini’s Chief Industrial Officer, Federico Foschini, the LB48H is the interior, technical identify and the automotive will obtain a becoming identify by the point they unveil it, additionally notice this is a vital idea for the longer term, as everyone knows the LB48H will give us a glimpse at what the Aventador successor will appear to be.
It has already been confirmed the Aventador can be changed by a hybrid mannequin, including electrical motors to the V12 engine … in case of the LB48H we’ll see the 6.5 liter V12 getting assist from two electrical motors powering the entrance wheels, complete energy output has been rumored to be 838 hp (850PS) so the hybrid system may add about 100ps to the V12 engine it appears.
We all know the styling for the LB48H can be influenced by the Terzo Millennio idea proven in 2017 and can preview some queues for the Aventador successor, similar to the Reventon did for the Aventador, Foschini additionally talked about the successor could be utilizing the hybrid powertrain to enhance efficiency, they don’ t intend to supply long-range driving on electrical energy alone, however wish to have extra energy with out rising the output from the V12 … absolutely electrical driving vary could possibly be as little as 30km he talked about.
Foschini additionally indicated the Aventador successor is likely to be delayed till 2021 as a result of gross sales are nonetheless going sturdy, the newest Aventador SVJ manufacturing of 900 items offered out in a mere 4 weeks, and we nonetheless have the Aventador SVJ Roadster to be unveiled … so a successor to the V12 flagship from Sant’Agata is not wanted but, however he additionally confirmed they’re already engaged on it, the interior code is rumored to be LB635 …
Another merchandise that got here up throughout the interview … there can be a shock from Lamborghini on the IAA in September, Foschini would not reveal any particulars however he is likely to be referring to a Urus hybrid model that has been talked about for some time now too.
So what is going to populate the stand on the upcoming Geneva Motor Present in two weeks then … most certainly the general public unveiling of the Lamborghini Huracan EVO and maybe the premiere of the Huracan EVO Spyder … and what in regards to the Aventador SVJ Roadster, everyone knows that’s nonetheless to come back too, and what number of of this open-top V12 will they produce ultimately?
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