Able to spray 0 to 100 km / h in 2.9 seconds and reach the top speed of 350 km / h, the Lamborghini Sian Roadster has a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine, combined with an electric motor located in the gearbox. And as a reminder, this system
hybrid is unique in the world
Indeed, it is not powered by batteries but by a supercapacitor, a world first in a road car. The advantage is that for equal weight and volume, the supercapacitor delivers a power three times greater than that of a Lithium-Ion battery. It also has the distinction of recharging as quickly as it discharges, which is not the case with a battery. Disadvantage of this technology, on which the dreams of a electric car which would cover 1,000 km with a “full” and recharge in a few minutes: it stores much less electricity than a battery of the same size, and is especially for the moment much more expensive.
Note that this problem is not one in a car like this, whose price (not revealed) would be roughly … 3.3 million euros. This monster of 819 hp will only be produced in 19 copies, which are already all sold.