Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce Roadster confirmed

The Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce will add another word to its spaghetti-long model designation – roadster.

All 600 units of Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce hard-top have been sold, so the Italian brand has confirmed it will chop the roof off its flagship supercar for another 500-unit run worldwide.

A speedy run it will be, too, with the Superveloce delivering an extra 37kW from its 6.5-litre V12 engine to now produce 552kW at 8400rpm and an unchanged 690Nm at 5500rpm.

Kerb weight of the hard-top falls by 50kg to 1525kg, while the 0-100km/h dash tumbles by a tenth to 2.8sec. In case you were wondering, 200km/h comes up in 8.6sec and 300km/h in 24sec on the way to a “beyond” 350km/h top speed.

You’d better hold onto your hat in the Superveloce Roadster. While exact figures are yet to be announced, the roof-removed LP 750-4 is 50kg heavier and a tenth slower than its hard-top sibling, which, erm, should make the SV Roadster exactly as fast as the LP 750-4 hard-top.

The Superveloce will also add pushrod-style suspension with magnetic dampers, 20-inch front/21-inch rear tyres (up from 19s/20s) and monster 400mm front/380mm rear carbon ceramic disc brakes.

A wilder wing and bigger bodykit completes the picture of a Lambo with more hardcore and less metal above the driver’s head.

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce

Lambo boss Stephan Winkelmann made the announcement at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK, describing the Superveloce as, “the most pure, sports-oriented and emotional incarnation of a Lamborghini.”

While the company is taking orders for the roadster now, Lambo’s latest speedy supercar will first step out in public at the Frankfurt motor show in September.

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