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Lamborghini Aventador SV on sale in Australia from $882,650

The spectacular Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce (SV) was only revealed a few days ago at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, but prices have already been announced for the Australian market.

Lamborghini Aventador SV

To refresh your memory the new beast becomes the company’s flagship model. It’s based on the Aventador, which is already the biggest and most powerful model in the current showroom, only it showcases a number of higher-performance components to make it even quicker.

In the engine compartment sits a tuned 6.5-litre V12 engine producing 552kW of power. It’s able to dust off 0-100km/h in just 2.8 seconds, while howling on to a top speed of over 330km/h. This of course is matched up to a sequential automated manual transmission with all-wheel drive.

In terms of visual changes over the regular version, the SV goes for the fashionable black theme. There’s black grilles at the front supported by a bigger black spoiler, big side skirts in matte finish, and a large rear wing. Underneath the rear is a chunky-as-hell diffuser section. All of these body parts help to improve downforce by up to 170 per cent.

Lamborghini has already announced the new model will go on sale during the second quarter of this year. Australian deliveries are expected to kick off soon after that. Prices start at $882,650, excluding on-road costs. We better start saving our pennies, then.

Lamborghini Aventador SV-rear

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.