Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Will Boast More Than 800 PS – And We Might Just Be Looking At It

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Two weeks ago we learned that the most hardcore production Aventador ever will be named the SVJ, thanks to a leaked image of its instrument display. Now, we might have just confirmation of how it will look, too.

This image comes courtesy Instagram user @andercorp123. Said user ordered the Roadster version, which will be delivered to him in late 2019 or early 2020, and, apart from the fact that there’s going to be an open-top alongside the Coupe, he also provided us with some additional info about the upcoming supercar.

His Lamborghini dealer claimed that the name is not finalized yet, with SE, GT and Jota being the three likely candidates, although this occurred before we received the leaked image of the display showing the SVJ designation.

If the image indeed depicts the upcoming SVJ, and it sure looks a lot like the camouflaged test car in the video below, we can clearly see the much more aggressive front end with the larger air scoops and lower front splitter, enlarged side air intakes and, of course, the big fixed wing protruding from the back, where we also expect to see a different treatment, as shown by both the video and some of the supercar’s test mules that were caught in the open a while ago.

The important stuff is that the SVJ, which stands for Super Veloce Jotta, will (according to our source) sport the four-wheel steering system of the Centenario, the ALA (Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva) active aerodynamics of the Huracán Performante and the magnetorheological suspension of the Aventador SV, while, according to previous reports, it will be lighter, too.

As far as power is concerned, Lamborghini claims that it will beat its Ferrari V12 rival. That will be the 812 Superfast then, so we should expect the 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 to produce in excess of 800 PS (790 HP), which is what the Ferrari puts out.

With the Centenario producing 770 PS, we guess it’s not that difficult for Lamborghini’s engineers to extract at least 40 more PS to outdo their rivals in Maranello, is it?

Although, like we said, the Roadster is expected in late 2019 at the earliest, the Coupe that’s depicted here looks practically ready. Since the fixed-top will definitely be launched first, we should see it earlier, perhaps even this year.

We wouldn’t go as far as suggesting that it will debut at the Geneva Motor Show, as Lamborghini has already announced that it will uncover the Huracán Performante Spyder at the event – but they might spring a surprise, too. Thus, we’ll have to wait three more days to find out; unless, that is, something pops up before the show’s premiere, so you might want to watch this space.

Update – turns out that the image from Instagram was an unofficial render

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Photo Credits: CarPix for CarScoops



    exhausts in the middle?

  • Six Thousand Times

    Got those 800 horsepowers I was hoping for…

  • AxlRock

    Aventador with a moustache

  • Bo Hanan

    Does it seem like the shine has come off this car? I mean the Huracan, GTR (and new NSX) can hang with it up to 190MPH. This car needs hybrid -tech really bad to catch-up.
    Can’t believe I’m saying this but I also think the new Corvette is going to change everything (super car) when it arrives in the same way that the original NSX did. It will be affordable and fast.

  • Well the design really is not my taste, looking too aftermarket to me, I was hoping they return to more tidy style like Centenario.

    That said though, all the enhancement, especially the ALA. Are we looking at the fastest… most thrilling Lamborghini ever?

  • fabri99

    I’m very excited about a possible hardcore version of the hardcore version of the Aventador. I’m not completely sold on the looks though, I’d like something cleaner and sharper.

  • Belthronding

    GAME OVER 812 Super blah blah.
    Your big ball bull is back.
    Love the way Aventador goes on,no matter how(well) it is aging.

  • 59soni

    I know it’s not the intended purpose, but how is that spoiler better looking than the one in the SV?

  • Six_Tymes

    its a monster, in a good way. cant wait for the revel

  • Bash

    Pretty much the case here I guess! How sad.

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Moustache aside, this is great.

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