The main modifications made on the Lamborghini Murcielago SV is the light weight scheme, this new car replaces its body parts with carbon fibers, body parts such as the front spoiler, the lower air intake on both sides, its rear diffuser, and the exterior rear view mirror, this new car also uses light weight steels for its chassis which reduces 100 kgs of weight making Lamborghini Murcielago weigh approximately 1565 kgs almost equal to Lotus Evora, the carbon fiber rear view mirrors are made not only to lighten this new car but also to improve its aerodynamic design which can improve its performance even more.
The last but not least improvements made for Lamborghini Murcielago SV is the power, this new car is equipped with a mildy improved 6.5 liter DOHC 48 valve V12 engine with the new exhaust installed that pushes this new car to a surprising 670 bhp @ 8000 rpm and a torque of 487 lb ft @ 6500 rpm that enables it to perform a top speed of 342 kmh (213mph) and accelerates 0 - 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds.
In terms of handling Lamborghini Murcielago SV 's weight loss shows an advantageous effect. this new car turns impressively and reduces the chances of understeering compared to the previous Lamborghini Murcielago, it has an incredible body control that will clearly satisfy the driver while curving in fast corners, which totally puts this new car in the upper class of its competition.
Lamborghini Murcielago SV New Car Specs
Approx Price: $457,500
Car Type: mid-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 2-door coupe
Engine: DOHC 48-valve V-12, aluminum block and heads, port fuel injection
Displacement: 6.5 liter
Power: 661 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Torque: 487 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual, 6-speed Semi Automatic
0 to 60 mph: 3.1 seconds
0 to 100 mph: 7.2 seconds
Standing ¼-mile: 11.2 sec
Top speed: 342 kmh (213 mph)
city: 8–9 mpg
highway: 13–14 mpg
Lamborghini Murcielago SV New Car