Lamborghini Concept S

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Lamborghini Concept S

The Lamborghini Concept S is a Concept car designed by Luc Donckerwolke, the head of Lamborghini design, using the Lamborghini Gallardo's floorplan. Shown at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. It was intended to be a modern interpretation of the single-seat roadsters of the past. Utilizing a 'saute-vent' (French language for 'change wind') instead of a traditional windscreen, and dividing the interior into two distinct compartments by continuing the bodywork between the seats, which also serves as an air inlet feeding the mid-mounted 5L V10 engine, gives the car a distinctly futuristic look. This is also to increase aerodynamicy. The rear view mirror is even electronically retractable to allow the driver to see behind, when necessary, or hide it when not in use. Though considered more of a styling exercise than a working production vehicle, the final working show car only had to be modified slightly from the original computer aided designs. Lamborghini has announced that it will be put into limited production and available for sale sometime in 2007 for $695,000. However, as of 2008, it is not in production.

Specifications


  • Year: 2005
  • Make: Lamborghini
  • Model: Concept X
  • Engine: 5 liter V10
  • Transmission: 8-Speed manual
  • Drive: Type AWD
  • Introduced At: 2005 Geneva Switzerland
  • Engine: Configuration V
  • Cylinders: 10
  • Aspiration/Induction: Normal
  • Displacement: 4961.00 cc | 302.7 cu in. | 5 L.
  • Horsepower: 500 PS (368 kW; 493 hp) @ 7800.00 rpm
  • Torque: 376.00 ft·lbf (509.9 Nm) @ 4500.00 rpm
  • hp/Liter: 100.0 bhp / Liter
  • Redline: 7800 rpm
  • Seating Capacity: 5

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