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Sights and Sounds: Lamborghini Asterion Concept

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At the 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este Lamborghini turned up with a number of pretty special models, including a pristine Miura and the Lamborghini Asterion Concept, fueling the rumors suggesting they are putting together a production version of this hybrid super GT. So it’s probably a good time to take a closer look at the car and check it out inside and out and under the skin.

One way or another, the future of Lamborghini includes deviating from the company’s niche which is making super sport cars. Even if Lamborghini Asterion ends up residing in a museum as a show piece and never gets produced, we know that there is a Lamborghini SUV, called Urus, in the works. So we are going to have to wait until at least 2020 to see an all-new super car from this manufacturer.

Lamborghini Asterion Specs:

Engine Type: Plug-in hybrid (PHEV): V10 aspirated engine 90° with selective IDS (Iniezione Diretta Stratificata) + 3 electric motors

Displacement: 5,204 cm³ (317.6 cu.in.) – internal combustion engine

Bore and stroke: 84.5 mm x 92.8 mm

Battery: Lithium (placed under the center console)

Compression ratio: 12.7 : 1 – internal combustion engine

Maximum power: 610 CV (449 kW) @ 8,250 RPM – internal combustion engine

Maximum power: 300 CV (221 kW) – electric engines

Total maximum power: 910 CV (669 kW)

Type of transmission: 4 wheel drive system, front wheels driven by electric motors

Gearbox: Lamborghini Doppia Frizione (LDF) 7-speeds dual clutch gearbox

Top speed: 320 km/h (199 mph)

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 3.0 s

Pure electric range:  50 km

Top speed in electric mode: 125 km/h (78 mph)

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