Aventador vs Murciélago

The Lamborghini Aventador, two-door, two-seater super sports car. Internally codenamed LB834 before it’s launch in February 2011, the Aventador was designed to replace the ten-year-old Murciélago that reigned supreme from 2001 to 2010 (successor of the Diablo).

How do you build a car that succeeds the legendary Murciélago? Well, first of all you have to double the price…

side-by-side-lambos

AventadorMurciélago
In keeping with Lamborghini tradition, the Aventador is named after a bull. The Aventador was a bull that fought particularly valiantly in the bull ring of Saragossa, Spain in 1993The Murciélago is the name of a bull that survived 24 sword strokes in 1879 in Córdoba, Spain. Murciélago fought with such passion and spirit that the matador chose to spare its life, a rare honor.
Price
$750,000 +$380,000 +
Engine
6.5 L, V12 6.5 L, V12
0–97 km/h (0–60 mph)
2.9 s3.3 s
400 m (1⁄4 mi)
10.6 s @ 220 km/h (137 mph)  11.7 @ 196 km/h (122 mph)
Top Speed
350 km/h (217 mph)332 km/h (206 mph)
Transmission
7-speed, Semi-automatic6-speed e-Gear semi-automatic
Length
4,780 mm (188.19 in)4,610 mm (181.5 in)
Width
2,030 mm (79.92 in)2,057 mm (81.0 in)
Height
1,136 mm (44.72 in) 1,135 mm (44.7 in)
Production
2011–present2001–2010

Aventador

Murcielago