Watch A Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Spit Flames With Launch Control

The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ has an absolutely wild launch control system and, if the supercar’s engine is warm enough when accelerating off the line, it can spew flames like a rocket before take-off.

This video from Germany shows a grey Aventador SVJ going against an Audi R8 down an empty runway during a recent drag racing event held by The Drivers Club. If you weren’t already a fan of the hardcore Raging Bull (which we doubt…), watching one launch like this is bound to win you over.

Also Read: Matte Purple Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Looks Like A Colorful Spaceship

As you probably already know, the SVJ is powered by a naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12. This is the same basic engine used in all Aventadors, but it has undergone a series of modifications, so it now pumps out 759 hp and 531 lb-ft (720 Nm) of torque. Other upgrades made to the Italian supercar include a bespoke exhaust system with two large tailpipes which exit out of the center of the rear fascia – and, as you can see, have a habit of shooting flames when drivers depress the accelerator.

What’s particularly cool about this video is that the Aventador doesn’t just spit flames at the start line; even as it accelerates down the runway, it continues to breath fire.

We’ve seen a number of wild SVJs get delivered this year, including one painted in a shade dubbed Rosso Efesto back in March as well as a matte purple example with gold wheels we first noticed back in May. Color, though, is a non-issue compared to the performance and flame-spitting show the super Lambo can put on.

  • GobbleUp

    Repost this when the car is found in flames.

  • eb110americana

    Whatever it was racing, looked like it was a bit quicker.

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