Damn it, autumn weather, Lamborghini’s racing department is developing a roadster without a top and without a windshield. A picture of a camouflaged prototype was posted to give enthusiasts an early look at the model.
If you study the psychedelic packaging carefully, you will find that the passenger door of the roadster has a sticker that reads “attenzione: macchina veloce aperta”, which means “warning: car open quickly” in Italian. If this warning looks familiar, it is likely because the track-only SCV12 unveiled in early 2020 was wearing similar decals. This suspicious coincidence leads us to speculate that it is an open-top version of Lamborghini’s latest limited-edition supercar.
The full design remains hidden, although the silhouette is vaguely reminiscent of that of the Aventador J. While the technical specifications have not yet been released, the SCV12 connection suggests that the power is coming from a naturally aspirated V12 developing over 830 horsepower. It is mounted directly behind the passenger compartment and turns the rear wheels via a new six-speed automatic transmission. Carbon fiber keeps the weight in check, while numerous aerodynamic add-ons from Lamborghini Squadra Corse keep the four wheels on the ground.
Lamborghini will be releasing more details on its enigmatic drop-top over the next few weeks. Our crystal ball tells us the model will make its debut as a limited edition car that wasn’t designed for the street, but the lucky few owners will have the opportunity to have it on at a number of global events organized by the brand To test your heart and kidneys.