Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept: V10 Carbon FighterS

There's a good chance all of those Lamborghini teasers are the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento concept. If leaked rumors are correct this is an all carbon fiber car weighing 999 kg (2,200 pounds) with a V10 powerplant. Sixth element, indeed.

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After too many teasers to count it apepars the Lamborghini from the mercifully slow strip-tease is in fact this concept car. It's called the Sesto Elemento, which my two years of Italian makes me think is "Sixth Element" and my one year of chemistry tells me is Carbon. Get it?

The car was spotted by French website Blog Automobile in an image about the Paris Motor Show Ray's headed to.

Now the fun part. According to the site the car is made almost entirely of carbon fiber and weighs in at a ridiculous 999 kg, or 2,200 pounds. By comparison, the Gallardo weighs a relatively portly 3,200 pounds. With its V10 engine putting out unknown power, we're looking at a 0-to-62 mph time of just 2.5 seconds and a top speed over 220 mph.

None of this is fact, but the image looks correct to us and the numbers stand to reason. We just need someone from Lamborghini to swear on the right foot of Valentino Balboni it's so.

[Blog Automobile via GTSpirit]