V12 plug-in hybrid for Lamborghini Aventador successor

Aventador replacement won’t come with Sian’s innovative supercapacitor tech

Lamborghini stole much of the limelight at the Frankfurt motor show with its gorgeous low-volume Sian (pictured), but its innovative supercapacitor-equipped hybrid powertrain won’t carry through to the successor for the Aventador.

Speaking to carsales.com.au at the Frankfurt motor show, Lamborghini chief technical officer Maurizio Reggiani said: “While the supercapacitor delivers a lot of efficiency in terms of minimal weight penalty, the only problem is that it’s focused on power – it adds 34 horsepower while weighing just 34kg – and not on range.

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