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ITALY: Automobili Lamborghini unveils new V12 power plant

By just-auto.com editorial team | 15 November 2010

Automobili Lamborghini has unveiled its new V12 power plant and a high performing transmission - the twelve-cylinder with 6.5L displacement, output of 525 kW (700 hp) and maximum torque of 690 Newton meters.

The new transmission concept for super sports cars is to be known as the 'Lamborghini ISR' while the new powertrain will enter production early next year.

"This new power unit is not only the crowning glory of our product
range, it is also part of our enormous investment in the future of the
Lamborghini brand," said Stephan Winkelmann, president and CEO of
Automobili Lamborghini.

"With this new V12, we are heralding a technological leap that encompasses all areas of the company and our future model line-up. This 700 hp engine, together with an all-new concept gearbox, will be the strong heart of the Murciélago successor next year."

This 700 hp engine, together with a new concept gearbox, will be the heart of the Murciélago successor next year.