Hardcore Lamborghini Aventador to get iconic SVJ name

The succesor to the Lamborghini SV is edging ever close, and now thanks to the guys at Salento V12, it seem’s this hardcore version of the Aventador will be named the SVJ, a throwback to the iconic Miura P400 SVJ of the 1970’s. The P400 SVJ itself was a limited hardcore version of the Miura, with less than 10 examples built, it was developed by driver Bob Wallace to meet the FIA’s Appendix J racing regulations.

Now 40 years later, the SVJ name is to return on a Lamborghini in the form of the fastest Aventador to date, the Italian Supercar caught on test in the video is expected to produce around 800bhp from it’s 6.5 litre V12 and along with cosmetic changes, taking inspiration from the Huracan Performante, this Aventador will be the fastest Lamborghini in the companies history.

The SJV is likely to be the last Lamborghini before we see it’s successor arrives incorporatinf electric power, such is the sign of the times, as Supercar makers begin to embrace new power sources…

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