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2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept

     

2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept

Automobili Lamborghini just unveiled thier first plug-in hybrid technology demonstrator, the Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4, making its world debut at the 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile. Clearly a Lamborghini, Asterion is a conceptual car housing a plug-in hybrid powertrain designed to Lamborghini objectives: The Asterion defines a solution to significantly reducing CO2 emissions through technologies available today, guaranteeing the unique Lamborghini driving feel with a smooth and reactive driveability and with superior power, including an exceptional pure electric range of 50 km. (more below)

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2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept 2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept 2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept
2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept 2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept 2015 Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept

Lamborghini Presents It's First Hybrid Car, The Asterion LPI 910-4

Source: Lamborghini | Published: Wed Oct 01, 2014 by Andrew D.

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Conceived and developed entirely in-house by Lamborghini, the Asterion LPI 910-4 takes the design and cutting-edge engineering expertise found in the current Lamborghini product range, adding innovative hybrid technology, creating thus a Lamborghini that is clearly different - with a new, unexpected and sensual design, in line with the technical characteristics of the car - but yet is still unmistakeably a Lamborghini.

The Rationale

Asterion is a technology demonstrator representing a Lamborghini model that could be realistically produced today, using technologies currently available and drawing on Lamborghini's own expertise.

"Lamborghini is always looking ahead, investing in new technologies and setting new benchmarks, delivering the unexpected," says Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini.

"Lamborghini continues to focus on weight reduction as a means to reducing CO2, for example through the investment in carbon fiber engineering, which also contributes to our quest for the best super sports car handling and performance. To significantly reduce emissions on a car in this moment however, plug-in electrification is the best option for us, because for Lamborghini such a car must still provide a truly emotional driving experience. In the Asterion this is guaranteed through a naturally aspirated engine that is combined with PHEV technology, which not only offers exceptionally low CO2 emissions of 98 g/km, but a practical pure electric driving range of 50 km.

The Asterion LPI 910-4 is a true Lamborghini: emotional, with a stunning design, powerful, yet conceived more for comfortable luxury daily cruising than for ultimate track performance."

31 Miles in Hybrid mode

For the Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4, a PHEV solution is the clear Lamborghini choice. The Asterion provides all-important urban driving under purely electric power, a significant range of 50 km for the car when powered only by battery energy, and the emotion and power of a naturally aspirated Lamborghini engine for a unique driving experience.

Fuel consumption is 4,12 l/100 km combined cycle (NEDC). The weight of the hybrid technology is 250 kg. The Asterion's objective of significantly reducing C02 emissions, while maintaining an engaging and emotional Lamborghini cruising experience, is achieved with exceptional CO2 emissions of 98 g/km.

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept: Review (2/2)

Specs
AT (automatic transmission), MT (manual transmission)
Powertrain
Type V10 and 3 Electric Motors
Displacement 378 cu in (6200 cc)
Power 610 hp (449 kW)
Torque n/a
Redline n/a
Electric Power 300 hp
Electric Torque 50 lb-ft
Driveline All Wheel Drive
Transmission 7 Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic
   
Brakes & Tires
Brakes Front - Rear n/a
Tire Size Front - Rear n/a
Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Length n/a
Width n/a
Height n/a
Curb Weight n/a
Performance
0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) 2.9 s (3.0 s)
1/4 Mile n/a
60-0 Braking n/a
Top Speed 199 mph (320 km/h)
Fuel Economy
EPA Fuel Mileage - Combined 56 mpg
Fuel Economy
EPA Fuel Mileage - All Electric n/a
EPA Fuel Mileage - Gas Only n/a
Range
All Electric Range 31 miles (50 km)
Total Range n/a
Origin & Price
Manufacturer's Origin Italy
Base Retail Price (MSRP) n/a

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