Lamborghini Aventador to get cylinder management system

And also engine start/stop system
Aug 6, 2012
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Supercars are known to be gas-guzzlers, which is probably why Lamborghini will reportedly introduce two new features to the Aventador to make it a fuel-efficient, high-performance sports car.

According to, the two major technological features that will be added to the 2013 model of the Aventador are the cylinder deactivation and engine start/stop systems.

With the cylinder deactivation system, half the cylinders of the Aventador's V12 engine can be shut down, essentially turning it into a V6 when it's cruising at speeds of under 130kph, resulting in 20-percent fuel savings. The report also claims that the transition from V12 to V6 power takes place seamlessly.

As for the engine start/stop system, starting the engine supposedly takes only 180 milliseconds--50 milliseconds faster than Ferrari's system and 70 milliseconds faster than typical start/stop systems. According to Lamborghini, making its system unique is the fact that its power is drawn from a capacitor instead of a battery. This reportedly results in a 20-percent faster start-up time and 30-percent faster start on repeated attempts. Lamborghini also claims that its system will not stop unnecessarily like during parking maneuvers or before the cabin's interior temperature reaches its set value.

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With all these environment-friendly improvements to the Aventador, Lamborghini sees its 2013 model improving its fuel mileage from 5.814km/L to 6.25km/L, while its carbon dioxide emissions will drop from 398g/km to 370g/km.

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