Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini has unveiled its Essenza SCV12 model. Built by the brand's Squadra Corse racing division, the Lamborghini SCV12 features mechanical, aerodynamic, and chassis upgrades over the brand's Aventador model that it is based on.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

Rumor has it that the brand will make an entry into Le Mans 2021 with the new Essenza SCV12 hypercar. The brand has also announced that only 40 units will be built, making the Lamborghini SCV12 a very exclusive vehicle to own.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The SCV12 features hexagonal elements in its design, including its roof scoop and front headlights. The EssenzaSCV12 also arrives with 19-inch magnesium alloy wheels at the front, and 20-inch wheels at the rear.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 features double air intakes on the bonnet, a roof scoop, a massive front splitter, and winglets that channel air into the vehicle's side intakes to cool the engine and the gearbox.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The addition of a large adjustable rear spoiler helps the vehicle generate 1,200 kilograms of downforce at speeds of 250kmph.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The vehicle features a new carbon-fiber monocoque chassis, and lightweight cody shell that is split into three parts for easy replacement of damaged sections during a race. The brand hasn't revealed the weight of the SCV12 but says that the vehicle's power to weight ratio stands at 2hp for every kilo.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 is powered by a 6.5-litre naturally aspirated V12 engine that is capable of producing 830hp, thanks to aerodynamic supercharging technology. The engine has been designed by Lamborghini Centro Stile, the brand's in-house design center.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

Other changes made to the engine include a redesigned twin-exit exhaust system that helps improve performance, and brings with it a unique engine note. The engine comes mated to a new Xtrac sequential six-speed gearbox.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The interiors of the Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 features loads of Alcantara and carbon elements with a Y shaped carbon-fibre structure that divides the driver and passenger sections.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

The vehicle also features a multi-functional steering wheel with an inbuilt telemetry system that are modelled after one that are used in F1 cars, FIA approved racing seats, and red door pull tabs instead of traditional handles.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

Lamborghini says that owners of the SCV12 will become members of an exclusive club, and will participate in advanced driving programs at some of the world's most famous circuits.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

Owners will also participate in athletic training programs that Squadra Corse racing drivers take part in, and will be offered technical assistance from Squadra Corse engineers, and a special tutoring session with five-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Emanuele Pirro, and Lamborghini's racer Marco Mapelli.

Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled: Extremely Fast, Extremely Furious

Thoughts About The Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 Unveiled

The Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 looks straight out of a Forza Horizon video game. We're sure this vehicle is extremely fast, extremely capable, and we're thrilled for the 40 folk who finally own the vehicle. If only one could test it out on a track. Sigh!

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Article Published On: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 12:10 [IST]
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