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2022 Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae revealed: 574kW swan-song farewells non-hybrid V12 engine

The 2022 Lamborghini Aventador LP780-4 Ultimae has been unveiled, as the swansong model for the Italian brand's naturally-aspirated V12 supercar. After a decade in production, Lamborghini is farewelling the naturally-aspirated V12 Aventador with one final 600-unit special edition offered in coupe and Roadster guises, known as the Ultimae – which roughly translates to 'final' in Latin (rather than a mis-spelling of the English word 'ultimate')...

Final Lamborghini Aventador special edition teased ahead of tomorrow's formal unveiling

Lamborghini has teased what is believed to be the final version of its V12 Aventador coupe, slated for a formal unveiling on July 7 (tomorrow). A silhouette of the low-slung sports car is accompanied by the caption: “It takes time to become timeless...

2018-2021 Lamborghini Aventador recalled with latch fault

Lamborghini has recalled 22 examples of its Aventador supercar in Australia, citing a potential fault with the bonnet latch. The affected vehicles – which comprise both the SVJ Coupe and 63 – the were sold between 1 November 2018 and 31 December 2020 (Model Year 2018-2021)...

Porsche 911 Turbo, Lamborghini Aventador crash in Sydney storms

Two expensive supercars have crashed within a few kilometres of each other in Sydney, after their respective drivers allegedly lost control during the record-breaking storms gripping New South Wales. A black Porsche 911 Turbo – which is priced from around $400,000 before on-road costs – crashed in the suburb of Greystanes after witnesses alleged the driver lost control of the vehicle and ended up on the wrong side of the road before hitting a truck...

The 10 quickest cars for sale in Australia in 2021

As it turns out, identifying the quickest cars in Australia for 2021 is not an easy feat. Not only do they need to be available locally, they also need to meet our criterion of completing the 0-100km/h sprint in under three seconds. You may be expecting to see brands such as BMW, Audi and Mercedes, but interestingly, they don't make the cut...

Lamborghini to retain V12 powerplant, will introduce hybrid tech

The Lamborghini Aventador's successor will retain its naturally aspirated V12 powerplant, according to the manufacturer’s chief technical officer Maurizio Reggiani. The 6.5-litre engine will, however, be paired with a hybrid electric motor. Speaking to Car & Driver earlier this week, Mr Reggiani said "the V12 has been part of the story of Lamborghini since the very beginning"...

What's in a tank of fuel? The cars with the best (and worst) driving range in Australia

While impressive performance, cool technology and a lower pricepoint can all be guiding forces when buying a new car, it's often other elements – like real-world fuel economy – that actually have the greatest effect on your ownership experience. Once you drive away from the dealership, you'll become less preoccupied with those nifty LED tail-lights and more focussed on how many times you have to hit the petrol station in a single week...

Two Lamborghini V12s crash in million-dollar fender bender

A pair of high-powered Lamborghini V12 supercars have been caught on camera after an embarrassing bingle on the streets of Singapore last month. Although it appears to only be a low-speed impact, the two cars – worth in excess of 1 million dollars combined – are likely to require repairs adding up to thousands of dollars...

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ recalled over 'entrapment risk'

Lamborghini has issued a voluntary global recall of 2020 Aventador SVJ Coupe and Roadster models for a fault with the vehicles' internal door mechanisms that could see owners trapped inside their own cars. According to the Italian car maker, approximately 77 vehicles have been affected worldwide, none of them in Australia...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: 508 Fastback v Superb 162TSI

On this week's podcast, you are joined by Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and James Wong. We speak to Josh Dowling about the Ford Mustang EV SUV and the Tesla ute at the Los Angeles motor show. He also talks in more detail about his trip with a team replacing recalled Takata airbags in remote areas...

2017-19 Lamborghini Aventador S recalled

Lamborghini has recalled the 2017-19 Aventador S and Aventador S Roadster, over concerns about the engine's ability to maintain idle. According to the company, a software fault means the engine might not maintain the minimum idle speed required to stay running. If the engine can't idle, it could stall...