Lamborghini Reventon Roadster
2010 Lamborghini Reventon Roadster
The 2010 Lamborghini Reventon Roadster was Lamborghini’s answer to competition from the likes of Mercedes-Benz and McLaren. Only 20 were made of this super-luxury, super roadster that had a price tag of approximately $1.6 million when it hit customer driveways in 2009.
The Lamborghini Style Center design staff imbued the DNA of the Murciélago LP640 into the 2010 Reventon Lamborghini Roadster. But that doesn’t mean it is an evolution of the Lamborghini Murciélago.
In the true modern-day Lamborghini tradition, the 2010 Lamborghini Reventon Roadster has a body made of composite carbon fiber and steel. It also features distinctive 18-inch wheels that help contribute to the overall aggressiveness of the roadster. The components that comprise the exterior are affixed to the body with glue.
The carbon brake disks and the six cylinder calipers are cooled by powerful forward-facing air intakes. The front also has a distinct acute angle symbolic of an arrow. The roadster gets a rear portion distinctive from the Lamborghini Reventon coupe. Four horizontal glass windows provide a peek into the soul of the 2010 Lambo Reventon Roadster: its V12 engine compartment.
The 2011 Reventon Lamborghini Roadster measures 185 in. long. It has a wheelbase of 105 in. and is 81 in. wide and 45 in.) high.
Three TFT liquid crystal displays – each with 2 different display modes – form the instrument panel in the Lambo Reventon Roadster. An interesting touch is they are encased in a solid aluminum block surrounded by a carbon fiber casing.
The Reventón Roadster, with its V12 engine, produces 670 horsepower. Its top speed of 205 mph makes it a tad slower overall compared to the coupe. But it still manages to hit 60 mph from a standing stop in 3.3 seconds.
The Lamborghini Reventón Roadster features instrumentation including a "g-force-meter." It can prove addicting as you push harder and harder in slaloms and corners to see how much grip you can get.