Lamborghini Drops Aventador SVJ’s Onboard Video Of New Nurburgring Lap Record

Following an earlier confirmation of the new lap record at the Nurburgring, Lamborghini has released the onboard footage from the Aventador SVJ’s 6:44.97 run.

With Marco Mapelli sitting behind the wheel, the upcoming Aventador SVJ managed to lap the 12.8-mile long German track 2.3 seconds faster than the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, which held the unofficial production car lap record so far with a 6:47.3.

Lamborghini also offered the first bit of official information on the upcoming SV Jota, saying that their latest creation was subjected to a significant diet that resulted in “the best weight-to-power ratio of only 1,98 kg/hp” through the extensive use of lightweight materials.

The Italian car maker also added that the bodywork of the Aventador SVJ was reworked entirely in order to fit their ALA active aero agenda, which debuted in the Huracan Performante.

The chassis was then re-engineered in order to take advantage of the new hardware, including the four-wheel drive system, rear-wheel steering and ESC system. The steering has also been retuned when compared to the Aventador SV. Specially-developed Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires are fitted as standard, with the record car wearing a set of optional and super-sticky P Zero Trofeo Rs.

According to this morning’s leak, the naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12 has been updated to produce 759hp (770PS), 20hp more than the SV version. Combined with the official weight-to-power ratio of 1,98 kg/hp, this could mean that the new Aventador SV J tips the scales at 1,524kg (3359lbs), presumably dry, making it 1 (one) kg lighter than the SV.

We’ll have to wait until next month to find out if this is true, as Lamborghini will reveal in full the new Aventador SVJ at the Monterey Car Week in California.


  • Christian

    More fake than those Gold digger pranks on YouTube…SAD

    • Zandit75

      I bet you’re fun at parties.

      • Big Black Duck

        don’t think he gets even invited.

      • Matt

        He’s trolling!

  • Belthronding

    so porsche would unveil 34th 911 derivative which ll be named possibly porsche 911gt2rsxyturbojz to knock lambo down.

  • PK

    italian power! although it’s owned by the germans 😛

  • iea96

    A Volkswagen subsidiary beat the lap record of another Volkswagen subsidiary.
    These guys need to face some real competition, they’re clearly bored.

Land Rover Defender Flying Huntsman 6×6 Goes For Almost $300K!

Apart from the extra axle, this Defender features a pickup truck conversion and a ‘Vette-sourced, 430 HP V8.

This Is How The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class May Look Like

The revamped S-Class will feature taillights similar to the current CLS, but the rest of its design is, right now, just speculation.

Black Honda S2000 Club Racer Is Very Rare, Desirable, And Relatively Affordable

The CR uses the same 237 HP naturally aspirated four as the regular S2K, but sports some chassis and bodywork mods.

Is Porsche Understating The New 911 Carrera S’ Power Figures?

Officially, the twin-turbo flat-six churns out a very respectable 443 HP, but in reality, that number could be closer to 480 HP.

Pay $20 For A Chance To Win A 2020 Toyota Supra And Support A Good Cause

Money raised from this Supra Launch Edition raffle will benefit a children’s hospital.

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Meets 991 GT2 RS, 997 GT3 RS For A Tire-Slaying Fest

How does the new 718 Cayman GT4 compare to two of the finest 911s Porsche’s GT division has ever created?.

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Mini CLS Or Sleeker Alternative To The A-Class?

The new CLA is a good daily driver and a quality item, so if you don’t mind the cramped back seat, go for it.

It’ll Cost You $26k To Make Your Vantage Look Like This, Get An Extra 90 Horses

While the price does seem steep, bear in mind that this is a $150k Aston, and the list consists of quite a few upgrades.

Suzuki Jimny Shows Its Off-Roading Prowess Against A Triumph Scrambler

With a mere 101 HP, power is not the Jimny’s strong suit. It’s off-road capabilities, though, are, but do they suffice against the Triumph?.

CARB Filing Reveals Rolls-Royce Cullinan Will Get Black Badge Variant

Judging by other Rolls models that have received the same treatment, we know what to expect; the only unknown is whether it’ll get a power bump or not.