Home » News » Lamborghini » Stephan Winkelmann: Asterion Hybrid will not be built
Lamborghini has officially unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show the all-new Asterion LPI 910-4 plug-in hybrid concept. In an interview for our colleagues from Maxim Magazine, Stephan Winkelmann, Lamborghini CEO has confirmed that the Asterion will not be built. 

I strongly believe that this is not a car that will be in production and we will not do it", said Lamborghini chief. In addition, Winkelmann conceded that elements seen on the Asterion could find a way into an upcoming Lamborghini SUV. 

Lamborghini Asterion is Sant'Agata Bolognese response to the cars above. Created to be a “technology demonstrator representing a Lamborghini model that could be realistically produced today, using technologies currently available”, the Asterion uses the 5.2-liter V10 engine of the current Huracan. The unit is managed through a seven-speed double clutch gearbox, inside of which is installed an electric motor.

There are also other two electric engines on the front axle. The V10 engine with the three electric motors guaranteeing a permanent four-wheel drive without being dependent on the battery's state of charge. In pure electric drive mode only the two electric motors in the front are used.

The conventional engine has a maximum output of 610 hp with 560 Nm of maximum torque, while the three electric motors provide a further 300 hp. Total hybrid power reaches 910 hp.

The 0-100 km/h (62 mph) sprint takes place in 3.0 seconds while top speed reaches 320 km/h (202 mph). The Asterion LPI 910-4 concept reaches up to 125 km/h (77 mph) under pure electric power. Under purely electric power, a significant range of 50 km (31 miles) is offered.

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 1965 Lamborghini 3500 GTZ Zagato

    Engine: #0301 V12, Power: 238.6 kw / 320.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm, Torque: 375 nm / 276.6 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  2. 1964 Lamborghini 350 GT

    Engine: 60° V12, Power: 238.6 kw / 320 bhp @ 6500 rpm, Torque: 374.2 nm / 276 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  3. 1963 Lamborghini 350 GTV Concept

    Engine: Aluminum, 60 Degree V12, Power: 268.5 kw / 360.1 bhp @ 8000 rpm, Torque: 325.4 nm / 240.0 ft lbs @ 6000 rpm
  4. 1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2

    Engine: 60° V12, Power: 238.6 kw / 320 bhp @ 6500 rpm, Torque: 374.2 nm / 276 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  5. 1966 Lamborghini 400 GT Monza

    Engine: v12, Power: 238.6 kw / 320 bhp @ 6500 rpm, Torque: 393.2 nm / 290.0 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm

New Vehicles

Hyundai i30 N Line starts at £21,255 in UKHyundai i30 N Line starts at £21,255 in UK
After a long wait, Hyundai is finally making the most of its new N Performance division. The South-Korean manufacturer has officially announced the pricing ...

Concept Cars

Jaguar I-Pace concept makes final tests in Los AngelesJaguar I-Pace concept makes final tests in Los Angeles
Jaguar is getting closer to its first electric SUV, already anticipated by the I-Pace Concept, unveiled last year during the Los Angeles Motor Show. Now, ...

Custom Cars

Rolls Royce Privacy Suite introduced in ChinaRolls Royce Privacy Suite introduced in China
Rolls Royce builds the most luxurious cars on the plant. We all know that. In order to provide also the isolation feel some of its clients needs, Rolls ...

Future Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches the Vision URBANETIC conceptMercedes-Benz Vans launches the Vision URBANETIC concept
Mercedes is more and more into autonomous cars and is developing new technologies, fot the moment only at a concept stage. So is the Vision URBANETIC, ...

Market News

Lamborghini sales up 4 percent in first half of 2017Lamborghini sales up 4 percent in first half of 2017
Lamborghini is far from reaching Ferrari sales for the moment, but in the future, if its evolution continues and with the launch of the urus, the Italian ...

Gadgets

BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant available starting 2019BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant available starting 2019
BMW is ready to follow Mercedes in personal assistance technology. After the Stuttgart-based manufacturer launched the Hey Mercedes assistant, now BMW ...

Various News

Volkswagen Chattanooga plant reaches milestoneVolkswagen Chattanooga plant reaches milestone
Volkswagen is building lots of its cars in the US and the Chattanooga plant is the main assembly across the Ocean. No wonder the plant recently reached ...

Motorsports

Bentley Bentayga sets new world record at Pikes PeakBentley Bentayga sets new world record at Pikes Peak
Volkswagen I.D. R wasn't the only car that broke a record on Pikes Peak Hill Climb this weekend. Bentley Bentayga also made history, of course in its ...

Videos

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabrio facelift - Video with the interiorMercedes-Benz S-Class Cabrio facelift - Video with the interior
Earlier this spring, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the S-Class facelift. Now it is time to find out some interesting facts about the convertible version ...