–Lamborghini’s debut into electric car production is a hybrid car
-The V12 with a supercapacitor produces 819 horsepower.
-The Sian can accelerate from zero to 62 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds.
As you would expect, the first electrified Lamborghini is a bundle of amazement packed in one Sian. Oh, I just mentioned the official name of the latest flagship of the Italian auto brand.
Namely Lamborghini Sian, the V12-hybrid is the company’s debut into electrified cars. For me nothing about the road monster is as attractive as the green-tinted edges alongside its fins, channels and hyper-sharp styling feels like the most Lamborghini thing the company builds.
Ok! I don’t dislike the lighting of the car either and consider that the car given name translate to mean “flash or lightning” then it justifies the so much work put together towards the illumination of the super car.
Sources have concluded that, the Sian is the latest supercar to get the hybrid treatment following Porsche and Ferrari vehicles. However, it may not seize to be enough stroke for the company who seemingly finds joy in the traditional gasoline cars; this could otherwise mean the automaker wasn’t content just placing a battery in its latest vehicle. Instead, it’s using a supercapacitor to propel the vehicle forward. Interestingly the Sian also have additional 48-volt motor to the gearbox, which makes up for an extra 34 horsepower to the V12 engine.
As for the battery of the Asian, expect a supercapacitor instead of the typical lithium-ion battery pack. At that, Lamborghini says it’s “three times more powerful than a battery of the same weight and three times lighter than a battery producing the same power.”
For the Italian brand, it is a game changer, considering the fact that building something that goes incredibly fast with less weight to carry along is no baby biz. Lamborghini, however, seems to have done that with updated tech it borrowed from the Aventador.
One more thing that will intrigue you is that whenever the car brakes are put to use, the supercapacitor is fully recharged so it’s always ready for takeoff.
With that kind of extraordinary push by the Sian; the combined powertrain produces 819 horsepower and shoots the Sian from zero to 62 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds. This would have been a spectacular trait assuming there is no other car with such peculiarity, however, other cars like the recently unveiled 2019 Bugatti Chiron can pull similar stunt.
Lastly, if you desire to have the Sian, you may just have to hurry to the market as it is a limited edition. The automaker is only building 63 units that will be individually customized by the owners. In other words, it’s pricey, if perhaps you are waiting for an official pricing.