'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

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To celebrate the very best of Italy, sportscar manufacturer Lamborghini joined forces with motorcycle manufacturer Ducati and the Italian Air Force for a special event called 'Passioni Tricolori'.

'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

Held at the Rivolto military air base near Udine, Italy, the event saw Lamborghini bring along its limited edition Huracan Avio, with a livery inspired by the Italian Air Force.

'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

Being a limited edition car, the Lamborghini Avio debuted at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show and is powered by the same 5.2-litre V10 engine as the Huracan, producing 602bhp and 560Nm of peak torque.

'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

The car's power is sent to all four wheels of the limited edition two-seater through a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The car has an impressive 0 to 100km/h sprint time of 3.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 325km/h.

'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

The Lamborghini Avio's production is limited to just 250 examples and was launched in India recently. Being the first limited edition model to be launched in the country, the car is priced at Rs. 3.17 crore.

'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

Ducati on the other hand, decided to bring the factory MotoGP riders, Andrea Dovizioso and Michele Pirro, who rode their Desmosedici race bikes onto the infield roads of the air base.

'Passioni Tricolori' Celebrated In True Italian Style With Lamborghini And Ducati

Also, the Italian National Aerobatics Team was present to entertain the crowd with their advanced Aermacchi 339 aircrafts to perform a number of stunts.

Story first published: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 15:40 [IST]
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