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Lamborghini Aventador Roadster unveiled

  • Lamborghini LP 700-4 Aventador Roadster
  • V12 engine; 0-62mph in 3.0 seconds
  • Likely to cost around 300,000

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This is the 2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster, an open-top version of Lamborghini's range-topping supercar. It's available to order now, with first deliveries expected in summer 2013.

The Aventador Roadster uses the same 691bhp 6.5-litre V12 engine as the coupe. Four-wheel drive and a seven-speed paddle-shift transmission are standard; the Roadster's 0-62mph time is just 0.1 seconds slower than the coupe's, at 3.0 seconds.

Most of the Aventador Roadster's bodywork is shared with the coupe version, but it has a new engine cover and a gloss black finish for the windscreen surround, roof and part of the rear window area.

The removable two-piece roof is made from carbonfibre, and can be stored in the front luggage compartment.

The Lamborghini Aventador Roadster uses the same 691bhp 6.5-litre V12 engine as the coupe

Lamborghini hasn't announced UK prices, but in Europe the Aventador Roadster costs €300,000 before taxes, which should translate to a UK price of around Β£300,000.


Roadster gets a new engine cover and a gloss black finish for the windscreen surround


Removable two-piece roof is made from carbonfibre, and can be stored in the front luggage compartment


UK prices haven't been announced, but in Europe the Aventador Roadster costs €300,000 before taxes

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By Leo Wilkinson