The release of the new ‘Murcielago’ officially named Avantador is still a few months away. Ahead of its official debut at Geneva 2011 Lamborghini revealed today their new V12 powerplant and ISR transmission. The twelve-cylinder with 6.5 liter displacement, output of 700hp (525kW) and maximum torque of 690 Newton meters available at 5,500rpm is accompanied by the ISR automated manual gearbox.
The gearbox combines minimal shift times – almost 50 percent shorter than with a dual-clutch transmission – and everyday usability with low weight and dimensions. The new powertrain will enter production early 2011. Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini stated:
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