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Lamborghini LP 700-4: 690 HP, 0-60 In 2.9 Secs

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Call it the Aventador, call it the Jota, just don't call it late for the quarter-mile. The official specs and ordering guide to Lamborghini's LP700-4 have leaked via Teamspeed. Fast, colorful and lots of options. Lambo city.


The specs are all we've come to expect, as reported by those who've driven a pre-production prototype: 690 hp from the 60-degree V12, 0-60 In 2.9 seconds, 3,400 pounds, etc etc. According to the ordering guide, the LP700-4 will get a new color choice, the orange pearl-effect Aracio Argos, that's darker than the current Arancio Atlas orange.

The wildcard, to our geek minds, is the performance of Lamborghini's new, 7-speed robotized ISR transmission, which shifts using two rods. Lambo has said the ISR box weighs less than a comparable dual-clutch gearbox and shifts close to 50 percent quicker. Make it so...


[more at Teamspeed]

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Chairman Kaga

I remember about 15 years ago when getting to 60 in under 5 seconds was instant membership into an elite club.