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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...

2024 Lamborghini Aventador replacement could have a V8 - report

Those excited for the next-generation Lamborghini Aventador will have to wait until at least 2024 for the V12-powered supercar's replacement, according to a report from Automobile – It’s also not clear whether it’ll even have a V12. Volkswagen CEO, Herbert Diess, is looking to find efficiencies and increase profits within the Volkswagen Group empire and he’s putting the squeeze on Lamborghini...

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster revealed

Lamborghini has revealed the Aventador SVJ Roadster for the Geneva motor show this week, which the company says brings "exclusive open air driving perfection". As expected, the convertible version of the Raging Bull's flagship draws upon the coupe's mechanical and aerodynamic package, while swapping out the fixed hard roof for removable carbon-fibre panels that can be stowed in the 'frunk' – or front trunk, if you will...