So We all know about cars manufactured by lamborghini. the car are well known because of their performance, power, speed, design, etc. but the manufacturers are coming with a different type of car. this car will attract the car lovers. So The italian manufacturer is coming with their first hybrid car. which is - The Lamborghini Asterion. this is a concept car manufactured by Lamborghini. the car was unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
Lamborghini Asterion - Introduction
The Lamborghini Asterion is a unique vehicle, exploring unchartered territories with its curvy and sensual design. So The luxury and the elegance are at the heart of the Asterion driving experience. because as it is demonstrated by the use of special materials such as aluminium. Because The Lamborghini Asterion uses the Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4's 5.2 L naturally aspirated V10 engine. so it alone produces 602 hp due to being sourced from the Huracan LP 610-4. So The Lamborghini Asterion is stated to do 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds. And a top speed of 199 mph (320 km/h).
The Asterion carries with it the stylistic features and the advanced engineering solutions. so that they characterize Lamborghini, complementing them with an innovative hybrid technology. for the Asterion, Lamborghini has chosen Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) technology. Thanks to this solution, the Asterion can nimbly handle urban driving under electric power only. But those looking for excitement can also enjoy the unique driving experience of a Lamborghini with a powerful aspirated engine.
Lamborghini Asterion - Specification
So The Engine used in lamborghini asterion comes with a Plugin Hybrid (PHEV) technology V10 aspirated engine with 3 motors. Because of this The Car has a maximum power of 449 kW @ 8,250 RPM on Internal Combustion engine. but car has power of 221 kW on the electric engine. The lamborghini asterion contains Lithium Ion battery placed under the center console. So Comparing to other Lamborghini models The Asterion has more storage space. This car featured with 3 different modes:-
- Zero mode (full electric mode).
- Ibrido Mode (which runs the car on the combined power of the engine and the electric motors).
- Termico Mode (which runs the car on the engine only).
For changing the modes buttons are available on steering wheel.
The Car has a top speed of 320 kmph (199 mph) but in electric mode, the top speed reduces to 125 kmph (78 mph).In Electric mode, the range of the car is up to 50km. The car can reach 0-100 kmph (0-60 mph) in just 3 seconds. The Car has Lamborghini Doppia Frizione (LDF) 7-speeds dual clutch gearbox. It Comes with 4 wheel drive system, front wheels driven by electric motors.
The braking system of the car is Carbo-ceramic brake discs, internally ventilated and cross-drilled. The front wheels of car size of 20 inches while the rear wheels are of 21 inches. Both front and rear wheels come with carbon fibre elements.
The saddest part of this car is that this car was never entered into production. As official believes that these types of hybrid cars can be better with added performance. And this will also be favoured by customers. The car was planned to compete with other hybrid cars, including the McLaren P1 and the Porsche 918 Spyder. But the car has made its video game debut in the racing video game Real Racing 3 in 2015 update.