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Ultra-limited Lamborghini's Sián Roadster is a 602kW hybrid drop-top

2020-07-09 15:28
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Lamborghini Sian Roadster. Image: Lamborghini Media

The Roadster features Lamborghini Sián's world-first use of super capacitor in hybrid solution and unique materials-science application.

 Produced in a limited series of 19 units: all already sold.

It can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in under 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of over 350km/h.

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Lamborghini's most powerful production yet, the Sián Roadster, is officially sold out. Although it probably wasn't difficult seen as though they will only build 19 examples. 

The 602kW V12-powered hypercar's name 'Sián' in local Bolognese dialect, means 'flash' or 'lightening', denotes the Sián Roadster’s electrification as part of the future hybrid strategy. 

Oh yeah, it's a hybrid. And it uses a super-capacitor application, which according to the company is a world-first technology that stores ten times the power of a lithium-ion battery.

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It's fitted in the bulkhead between cockpit and engine for perfect weight distribution. Lamborghini says it is three times more powerful than a battery of the same weight and three times lighter than a battery producing the same power, the electric system with the supercapacitor and e-motor weighs 34kg. 

The hybrid system combines the V12 engine with a new powertrain. A 48-volt e-motor, delivering 25kW, is incorporated into the gearbox to provide immediate response and better performance.

The e-motor also supports low-speed maneuvers such as reversing and parking with electric power. 

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The numbers get even crazier when the Sián boasts a top speed of over 350km/h and a 0 to 100km/h sprint time of under three seconds. 

"The Sián’s innovative hybrid powertrain heralds the direction for Lamborghini super sports cars, and the open-top Sián Roadster affirms a desire for the ultimate lifestyle Lamborghini as we move towards a tomorrow demanding new solutions," says Lamborghini's CEO Stefano Domenicali. 

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