Paris Live - Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4

02/10/2014 - 03:21 | ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Lamborghini's first hybrid supercar.

The Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 (concept car) has been revealed at the VW Group Night in Paris ahead of its public premiere at 2014 Paris Motor Show on October 2.

Lamborghini Asterion front quarter at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

First the name - LP stands for longitudinal posterior or mid-engined supercar; 910 is the horsepower output of the car; 4 connotes all-wheel drive; Asterion is a minotaur (half man-half bull character from Greek mythology); and the letter I that stands for "Ibrido" (hybrid).

Lamborghini Asterion side at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Lamborghini's first hybrid supercar is a plug-in hybrid that has a 50 km range on pure electricity. The powertrain combines a 5.2-liter V10 engine with three electric motors. Generating 610 hp and 300 hp respectively, the combined output stands at 910 hp.

Lamborghini Asterion rear angle at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Driven via a seven-speed DSG, the car travels from 0-100 km/h in three seconds flat and onward to a top speed of 320 km/h. It is drivable in three modes - pure electric, hybrid power or pure engine power.

Lamborghini Asterion engine at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Somewhat reminiscent of the Miura, the car is two-seater that stands on 21-inch rims, and is appointed with an interior made of aluminium, carbon fiber and titanium. A tablet screen controls the infotainment, GPS navigation and the climate control.

You can find more details on the press release below.

Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 - Press Release

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