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Overview of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
It is finally live wire that Lamborghini will be unleashing its newest dark horse into the world. This dark horse carries the name “Sesto Elemento” with it and rumor has it that the automobile heavyweight will be rolling out only 20 units of the same all across the world. Three units will be available for three lucky aficionados in United States. Further production of the car will commence soon and 2013 is slated to be the lucky year. It is being ascertained by a high-end dealership in the vicinity of San Diego that they are receiving orders from multiple customers already. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento has a striking dynamic body structure that perfectly fits the description of an aggressive robust sporty car. With the body type of coupe` reflecting through its high roof, lower baseline and sleek side lines, this car is truly an attention-grabber.
The exterior is very impressive because of its dynamic design, the sleek windscreen, low sloping front and the enlarged projecting rear end. It is styled with ORVM indicator, alloy wheels, Xenon Headlamps and the body color bumpers. The interior provides seating capacity for two and maintains the ambiance and decor of a sports car. The leather seats are electrically adjustable and the steering column is also adjustable for the ease of the driver. The steering column made from finest wood grains is clad in leather. Climate control is efficiently attained by the Dual zone climate control and the tinted glass keeps the inside protected from the scorching sun. All the controls are present on the steering column thus enabling the driver to manage everything without a lot of movements.
Electronically operated door mirrors, remote fuel filler, remote boot and central locking options are also available. Auto viper with rain sensors and Auto headlamp options are also present. Safety is considered one of the top prorate and this is the only where the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is ahead of you! The air bags are eight in number and with their front and side portions they absorb the impacts in collisions. Parking sensors aid the driver to park smartly and accurately. Fog lamp, Traction control, EBD, ABS and ESP are the other safety features included as standard in the car.
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Exterior
About 90 percent of the structure of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento has been made using carbon fiber. The exact material is Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics commonly termed as CFRP. The company has come up with a new type of material for the exteriors which takes the projection of a 3D image through a rigorous process of validation, simulation, testing and ultimately production. Lamborghini has collaborated with Boeing this time for the development of Sesto Elemento. Both the front as well as the rear fascia bears the stereotypical Lamborghini sleek design. A startling fact is that Lamborghini Sesto Elemento does not carry paint with it and instead of that; it has fine crystals which give the shine to the outer body of the supercar. There are two openings on the front fascia of the car. Both of these openings are triangular-shaped and allow air to pass into the engine in order to keep it cool and in the best form. The lights are typically bi-xenon and 4 LEDs have been put into each unit. The overall designing of Sesto Elemento is off the hook and it defies all the resistance that can show up in case of aerodynamics.
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Interior
The interiors of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento have been done up using carbon fiber monocoque tub which is something that has been seen in other Lamborghini models as well. An astounding is that our new dark horse does not have any seats in it. Rather, the cushions are fixed to the tub of carbon fiber. This in turn gives the driver a perfect feeling of a sports car as then he can easily feel the power of the engine. The steering wheel can be adjusted in many positions as per the convenience of the driver and adding to that, the posture of the pedals can also be altered in a longitudinal direction. The whole interiors consist of the CFRP material which totally gives the feel of a race car. A lot of weight-reduction tactics have been followed in order to optimize the performance of the car. If one sees closely, then they will also get to see the engine management system which is visible inside the cabin. Controls of the car are quite elementary. There are basically three switches out of which the first one serves as starter button and the second serves as reverse button. The third button is for the lights.
Engine and Gearbox
A car of this caliber will naturally be having immense firepower beneath its hood. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento boasts of a commanding V10 engine which gives out a power of 570 bhp with a power to weight ratio of 1.75 kg/hp. This engine facilitates all-wheel drive which makes it perfect for a race track. Thus, having such a diabolic engine would definitely make the car accelerate like a bat straight out of hell. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento blasts from 0-60 mph in a sweet 2.5 seconds. An aluminium crankcase is put to use by the engine and cylinder is tilted to an angle of 90 degrees. Both of these solutions are considered as a part of a whole sophisticated lightweight approach of engineering. Due to reduction of weight, the centre of gravity also decreases and enhances the characteristics of handling. Even the suspension of Sesto Elemento have been done up using carbon fiber.
Almost all the inner components are made up using carbon fiber and aluminium as both of these materials reduce the overall weight of the car thus collaborating in high-performance design of a vehicle. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento has an e-gear transmission control system as per which there is no specific gear knob as such. The gear is operated from the paddles which have been installed on the steering wheel. The transmission system has a six-gear setup which shifts the gears faster than a human. Lamborghini took assistance from its brother company Audi regarding all-wheel drive. The exhaust pipes are made using a glass composite material. This material consists of a compilation of synthetic resin and ceramic powder. All these features make the exhaust pipes more resistant to heat. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is having a sturdy body which has been designed keeping aerodynamics in mind. When it comes to engine, V10 makes this beauty shoot up at a blinding acceleration rate and makes it achieve a top speed of 186 mph.