Lamborghini Aventador J Roadster Defines Extreme: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Lamborghini Aventador J Roadster Defines Extreme: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

The arguably most highly anticipated debut so far this year has finally come, with the Lamborghini Aventador J revealed in its complete glory. No more teaser photos, the Italian exotic automaker has shown off the goods before its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show

The 700-hp two-seater is quite possibly the best looking Lamborghini to ever hit the road and is without a doubt, a one-of-a-kind piece of art. The letter “J” in its name comes from the sporting rules of the FIA world motorsport organization where its “Appendix J” defines the technical specification of race cars in the various classes.

Based on the Aventador LP 700-4, the Aventador J is powered by Lamborghini’s new 6.5L, 12-cylinder powerplant with 700-hp, mated to their ISR transmission with a permanent all-wheel drive. The open version Aventador also sports a newly-designed monocoque and the Aventador J has a dry weight of less than 3,500 lbs.

The overall styling of the Aventador J is more aggressive than the standard Aventador with a somewhat narrower front end sporting a carbon fiber air scoop. We won’t lie, viewing the Aventador from the side reminds us of a Formula 1 racing car.

Most interesting is that the Aventador J will be available for sale, but it’ll be the only one. Lamborghini specified in their release that “there is only one of them, no prototypes and no others for the Lamborghini Museum. The buyer can look forward to a truly unique, street-legal work of art.”

GALLERY: Lamborghini Aventador J Roadster