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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, with "very few" of them in Australia (the marque is still ascertaining exact local numbers)...

Lamborghini teases track-only V12 hypercar

Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has released a teaser video of its latest project – a new, track-only V12 hypercar, developed by its racing arm, Squadra Corse. Powered by a 6.5-litre V12 naturally aspirated engine, Lamborghini claims the limited-edition car will produce 830hp, about 619kW...

The car names you've probably been mispronouncing this whole time

Fancy yourself a car enthusiast? While being an enthusiastic car owner and a good driver are both part of your overall street cred, a lot of it comes down to being able to talk the torque. And where many of us can come undone when showing off our automotive prowess is butchering the pronunciation of brand or model names as badly as Kim from Kath & Kim used to pronounce 'chardonnay' (she said 'kar-don-aye', for the record)...

Lamborghini posts all-time sales record

Automobili Lamborghini sold a record 8205 cars in 2019, up 43 per cent. It's the ninth year of growth in succession for the Italy-based, Volkswagen Group-owned super-luxury brand. A release from the company this week said that all regions - it sells cars in 51 countries via 165 dealers - set new sales peaks, with the most rapid growth coming from the Asia Pacific region (up 66 per cent)...

CES 2020: The cars of the future look like cars again

CES in Las Vegas is the world's largest technology show, with over 4000 brands attending and 150,000 media and retailers there to see them. One very large section of the show is dedicated to Automotive, and most car makers now have stands at CES. In the recent past, we would be looking at what each brand envisioned as their car of the future...

Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini boost sales despite slowest market in eight years

The top end of town treated themselves to record numbers of supercars in 2019 while the rest of us did it tough. Ferrari posted its fifth record in a row – and the seventh all-time high in nine years – while Lamborghini notched up its second record in a row and the fourth in the past five years...

2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo RWD revealed, Spyder coming too: Australian pricing

UPDATE: Lamborghini has now confirmed Australian pricing not only for the Huracán Evo RWD, but also for its topless counterpart the Huracán Evo RWD Spyder. See bottom of story for pricing and availability. Following the introduction of the all-wheel-drive Huracán Evo last year, Lamborghini is introducing a rear-wheel-drive version...

Reverse Gear podcast: A look back at the car world of 1974

Countdown started on television, Australia changed from miles to kilometres, and Stevie Wright's Evie was the best selling song Down Under. But what was happening within the automotive world in 1974? Join Mandy Turner and Kez Casey on Reverse Gear, as they take you back to the biggest model launches, take an in-depth look at the Lamborghini Countach, and discover 1974 cars currently for sale...

Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo revealed

Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo — yes, that the full official name — was unveiled in Monte Carlo at the finals of the Gran Turismo Championships e-sports competition. The single-seat Lamborghini will be available for players to drive in Gran Turismo Sport on PlayStation 4 during the second quarter of 2020...

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...

Lamborghini, MIT patent supercapacitor technology

Lamborghini and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have patented a part of the super capacitor technology underpinning the Sian hypercar. Where most conventional hybrid and electric vehicles use nickel-metal hydride or lithium-ion batteries to power their electric motors, Lamborghini and MIT turned to super capacitors for the Sian...