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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...

Lamborghini announces Urus ST-X race debut

Lamborghini’s motorsport division, Lamborghini Squadra Corse, has released more details about the racing debut of its Urus ST-X. The first race, designed specifically for the ST-X, is scheduled for the 2020 World Finals in Misano Adriatico. Winners of the four classes of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo will be given the opportunity to challenge famous motorcycle and race car drivers on a “special track”...

2020 Lamborghini hypercar teased

Lamborghini has provided the world with the first details about its track-only hypercar, which is due to be revealed next year. According to the company, the car will be powered by a naturally-aspirated 6.5-litre V12 engine with around 610kW (830hp) of power...

Volkswagen Group could sell Lamborghini - report

The Volkswagen Group is considering selling or publicly listing Lamborghini, as it looks to consolidate its sprawling collection of brands. According to a report from Bloomberg, the Volkswagen Group wants to spend money more efficiently and stop crossover from brands under the 'group' umbrella. Part of that plan involves separating Lamborghini from the group by the end of 2020, the report says...

Lamborghini working on an electric passenger car – report

Lamborghini may be getting a fourth model line next decade, a four-seat grand tourer with styling inspired by arguably one of its most beautiful concept cars. To make things even more interesting, the production model will have an electrified drivetrain to match its electrifying looks...

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...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Hyundai Venue Australian drive

On this week's podcast you're joined by Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and James Wong. James attended the local launch of the 2020 Hyundai Venue, and discusses what it's like to drive. Paul Maric speaks with Lamborghini's chief marketing officer, Katia Bassi. Trent was in Canberra last week for the local launch of the 2020 Peugeot 508, and James compares the Kia Picanto and Suzuki Swift...

Lamborghini Sian unveiled

After a string of teasers, the Lamborghini Sian has been officially unveiled overnight ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show. With a total of 602kW of power at its disposal, the Sian is the most powerful road-going Lamborghini to date, and is said to have a 0-100km/h time of under 2.8 seconds and a top speed of over 350km/h...

Lamborghini hypercar teased... again

Lamborghini has once again teased its upcoming hypercar, which looks more and more likely to put the Terzo Millenio's wild looks and forward-looking powertrain into production. The latest preview image follows last week's shadowy teaser, and confirms the production car will share plenty with Lamborghini's concept tie-up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – at least, it'll get the same light signature and low front end...

Ferdinand Piech: A short history of the man who transformed Volkswagen

Ferdinand Piech, the man who shaped the modern Volkswagen Group during his tenure as CEO and chairman, has died. In a statement to the press his wife, Ursula Piech, confirmed the former Volkswagen boss died "suddenly and unexpectedly" on Sunday, European time. According to Bild and Handelsblatt, Piech and his wife were dining at a restaurant in Bavaria when he collapsed...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Scott Collie reads each news story word-for-word...