Lamborghini vs. Aston Martin, they may sound similar but they are totally different. Comparing Lamborghini and Aston Martin is a bit quite wrong. Because, Lamborghini is a pure lunatic sports car with shocking acceleration and I have no idea how comfortable to drive in long journeys. And Lamborghini has a tendency to look like a stealth jet fighter.
On the other hand, Aston Martin is a GT! You can drive an Aston Martin for long journeys and you won’t feel tired. Unlike Lamborghini, Aston Martin does not accelerate in lunatic levels and there is no tendency to look like a stealth jet fighter.
So, what is the mutual point of Lamborghini and Aston Martin! Here it is, tractor!
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is owned Volkswagen Group but the real Lamborghini still produces tractors, because it is their core business. When Ferruccio Lamborghini complained about his Ferrari 250GT regarding to its poorly made clutch, Enzo Ferrari advised him not to discuss about sports car while manufacturing tractors and the story started from here. However, years later Automobili Lamborghini left the main company. Don’t worry, there is no connection with Automobili Lamborghini and tractor manufacturer Lamborghini.
However, Aston Martin is going to share the similar fate with Lamborghini. Mahindra & Mahindra is a well-known tractor manufacturer all around the world. Thus, Aston Martin is going to have the fate of Lamborghini in opposite direction. Don’t worry Aston Martin’s clutch will not be replaced with Mahindra & Mahindra tractors’.
In terms of business, this will improve the Aston Martin. Because, selling tractors are more profitable than selling niche sports car. So, Aston Martin will have the financial support to improve their vehicles and offer more competitive features. As I always said, Aston Martins must have electric seat adjustment and seat ventilation. These are the musts of the business!
If one day, an engineer in Mahindra & Mahindra modifies a tractor with an Aston Martin engine, I won’t be shocked!
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Lamborghini Track Day in Millbrook, UK done HR Owen. This sounds very tempting and make anyone very jealous but don’t worry I am from the same crowd with you, I just experienced the Lamborghinis from the pictures.
Even though, I never had a chance to drive a Lamborghini, I can imagine the feeling of the acceleration. It is not that hard to imagine the Aventador performance, V12 engine with 700 PS and 2.9 seconds to reach 100 kph (62 mph) and top speed of 350 kph. With these figures, you can imagine and feel the Aventador without even driving one.
Lamborghini Aventador, the newest and most lunatic Lamborghini ever made. From the wheel nuts to engine bloke, everything is totally designed from the scratch. I wrote about Lamborghini Aventador before as well. And recently I found very detailed technical information about Aventador and I wanted to share in my blog.
|CHASSIS AND BODY|
|Frame||Carbon fiber monocoque withAluminium front and rear frames|
|Body||Carbon fiber engine bonnet,movable spoiler and side airinlets; Aluminium front bonnet,front fenders and doors; SMC rearfender and rocker cover|
|Front and rear horizontal mono-|
|Suspension||tube damper with push-rod system|
|ESP||ESP/ ABS with different ESPcharecteristics managed by driveselect mode|
|Brakes||Dual hydraulic circuit brakesystem with vacuum brake booster;front and rear CCB, 6-cylinder brake callipers, 4-cylinder brake callipers|
|Ventilated discs (front – rear)||Ø 400 x 38 mm – Ø 380 x 38 mm|
|Steering Gear with 3 differentservortonic charcteristics|
|Steering||managed by drive select mode|
|Tires (front – rear)||Pirelli 255/35 ZR19 – 335/30 ZR20|
|19”x9J -20” x 12J|
|Wheels (front – rear)|
|Kerb-to-kerb turning circle||12.5 m|
|Mirrors||External mirror electricallyfoldable|
|Rear spoiler||Moveable -3 positions dependingon speed and drive select mode|
|Airbags||Front dual stage driver airbagand front adaptive passengerairbag; seats with side “head-thorax” airbags; passenger anddriver knee airba s|
|Type||V12, 60°, MPI|
|Bore and stroke||Ø 95 mm x 76,4 mm|
|Valve gear||Variable valve timingelectronically controlled|
|Compression ratio||11.8 ± 0.2|
|Maximum power||700 HP (515 kW) at 8.250 rpm|
|Maximum torque||690 Nm at 5.500 rpm|
|Emission class||EURO 5 -LEV 2|
|Emission control system||Catalytic converters with lambda sensors|
|Cooling system||Water and oil cooling system inthe rear with variable air inlets|
|Engine management system||Lamborghini Iniezione Elettronica(LIE) with Ion current analysis|
|Lubrication system||Dry sump|
|Type of transmission||4WD with Haldex generation IV|
|Gearbox||7 speed ISR, shiftingcharacteristic depending on driveselect mode|
|Clutch||Dry double plate clutch, Ø 235 mm|
|Top speed||350 km/h|
|Acceleration (0–100 km/h [0–62 mph])||2,9 sec.|
|Overall length||4780 mm|
|Overall width (excludingmirrors)||2030 mm|
|Overall height||1136 mm|
|Track (front – rear)||1720 mm -1700 mm|
|Dry weight||1575 Kg|
|Weight distribution (front– rear)||43% -57%|
|Fuel tank||90 litres|
|Engine oil||13 litres|
|Engine coolant||25 litres|
|Urban cycle||27,3 l/100km|
|Extra urban cycle||11,3 l/100km|
|Combined||17,2 l/100 km|
|CO2 emission||398 g/km|