Hybrid Concept Car Lamborghini Asterion Can Become Serial
Posing in October in Paris hybrid concept car Asterion, CEO of Lamborghini Stephan Winkelmann called the car a "technology demonstration" and rejected suggestions that its serial production. It took very little time, and Lamborghini spoke otherwise.
The company no longer say that Asterion is only a concept. Thus, the head of the Department of research and development, Maurizio Rajani said "Autocar" that Asterion can go into serial production: at this point in the company's management to discuss the price and configuration of the first in the history of the company a hybrid supercar.
Recall that the power plant concept consists of four engines - gasoline 610-horsepower V10 from the Lamborghini Huracan and three electric motors. Two of them rotate the front axle, and the third set before transmission, helps the gasoline engine. The total capacity of the power plant is 910 HP
In hybrid mode, the car Asterion starts to move, using only two of the motor, that is, as front-wheel drive car. Petrol engine, according to the manufacturer, is connected only achieve a speed of 50 km/h and the car at this point it becomes not only much more powerful, but all-wheel-drive.
Has Asterion and mode of operation called Zero: pressing the button with an appropriate inscription V10 turned off, and the car is driven only by electric motors. In this mode, it can travel up to 50 km, and then speed up to 125 km/H. Most likely, the specifics of the power plant is related to its possible use in the city - in this way the manufacturer did their utmost to reduce the volume of harmful emissions supercar.
If Asterion uses all of its resources, he is able to accelerate to 100 km/h in 3 seconds and the maximum speed of the car in this case is 320 km/H.
Earlier in the manual for the brand said that some of the technologies used for the creation of Asterion, will find its way into future production news Lamborghini, in particular, in the construction of the first crossover brand name Urus.
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