Ambitious Designer Dreams Up Autonomous Lamborghini Spectro Racer

The Roborace series running alongside the Formula E Championship could either be a flop or it could spark an autonomous racing revolution.

Designer Matteo Gentile decided to envisage what an autonomous race car from Lamborghini could look like if the Roborace and Blancpain Super Trofeo championships had a futuristic love child. The result is spectacular.

Dubbed the Lamborghini Spectro, it takes inspiration from the unique Roborace cars and mixes it with traditional Italian flair, panache and automotive aggression. The final design is something we’d love to see pounding the pavement at some of the world’s most exciting circuits.

Given that the car is self-driving, there’s no need for a cockpit, thus the top of the vehicle can be flat and extremely aerodynamic. Other key styling elements include the open front and rear wheel arches designed to ensure the model slips through the air with minimal effort and a Le Mans prototype-inspired fin on the decklid.

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  • Dennis James

    Autonomous racing ? I can’t wait for them to invent autonomous football. Stupid…

    • uS’gedlemba

      LOL well said!!!

    • 2morrowdesign

      Already happened. Check the bar scene in star wars episode II.

      Car is sic AF.

  • Zandit75

    I’m struggling to find any Lamborghini lines in these renders. The badge is the only link I can see.

    • MarketAndChurch

      Agreed, and I think if you mix Chevy’s Roborace Autonomous sports car, with Corvette and Camaro influences, you get this. This probably should have been a Chevy. Or at least a Dodge Viper.

  • MarketAndChurch

    I think it would be cooler as a Corvette then a Lambo.

  • liotinedario

    It’s stunning. he took what Daniel Simon did, and translated it 100% faithfully in what a good(not Veneno or that kind of thing) Lambo would be.

  • 2morrowdesign

    Beautiful shapes and proportion. Not to mention that wireframe.

  • Wallace Wallace

    Does it come in “roadster”?

  • Mind Synthetic

    thats a nice alias model, looks clean apart from a few areas

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