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Rumors of an Aventador Roaster debut at the Geneva Motor Show failed to live up to the inventive minds at Lamborghini.
Rather than just a conventional drop-top, leaked photos have revealed a completely roofless version of the coupe, without even a windscreen – or at least not much of one. The car is reportedly called the Aventador J and it’s likely that Lambo will show both a conventional Roadster model as well as this concept.
With “Speedster” styling similar to what we saw back on the Concept S in 2005 or McLaren’s SLR Stirling Moss, this drop-top should shed some serious weight over its coupe counterpart while retaining its structural rigidity thanks to the car’s carbon fiber chassis. Look for power to come from the same 700-hp 6.5-liter V12 engine.
Earlier today Lamborghini teased us with a video of a new model it referred to as the “Unica“, meaning, “a unique example of specimen.” Originally thought to be a production version of the Sesto Elemento, it could be this very car.
GALLERY: Lamborghini Unica
See the official teaser video for the Lamborghini Unica below:
Lamborghini has just released a teaser video for one of its exciting new models set to debut at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. It’s already believed Lambo will show off the Aventador Roadster, but rumors of a second car, now named the Unica, are confirmed with this teaser.
While Lambo’s alphanumeric designations always give a strong hint at the engine a car will use, the Italian automaker also drops hints when using conventional names. The term “unica” means “a unique example of specimen.” Early rumors indicated that Lambo’s second debut in Geneva could be a production version of the Sesto Elemento, an ultra light weight carbon-chassis version of the Gallardo. That now seems likely. The original car was designed as a track-only special, however, with this video showcasing the car on the street, we have to think the Unica will essentially be a street legal Gallardo race car.
Watch the teaser video below: