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Lamborghini At F1 Track

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If you are interested in any fast driving activity and want to try some advanced driving techniques on a fast car then consider this: You can now drive the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 on the Formula 1 track at Buddh International Circuit. Powered by 12 cylinders and 6.5 engine, the Lamborghini Aventador can accelerate from 0 to 100 km per hour in just 2.9 sec and vaunts a top speed of 350 km per hour, which makes this machine one of the fastest street-legal cars in the world. Hence, this is not the type you would see whizzing by on a regular street. 

The Italian luxury sports car-maker Automobili Lamborghini SpA in partnership with Exclusive Motors, the official importer of the luxury cars, plans to conduct owner-training programmes on the Formula 1 track at the Buddh International circuit very soon. This will give an opportunity to the near-fanatical owners to try their hands in various driving stunts like drifting etc.

"We have various driving academies in Europe and China and we used to take our Indian customers there, but we can do it here now. We are definitely seeing that option," says James Page, marketing manager South East Asia and Pacific, Automobili Lamborghini SpA on the sidelines of the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 launch today. The car has been priced at a whopping amount of Rs. 3.69 crore (ex- showroom, Delhi).

Exclusive Motors already got 20 bookings for the Lamborghini Aventador so far, however the waiting period for this car would be 18 months. Worldwide, almost 1,500 units of the same model have been sold since its launch in March this year. "India is an emerging market for sports cars, which is quite evident from the successful Formula 1 race event. We want to double the booking amount next year," says Page.

At present, overall as a luxury sports car category, at around 100 units are being sold in a year in India. "Sales are beginning to pick-up now and we can clearly see a growth of 30 per cent in this category," says Satya Bagla, managing director, Exclusive Motors.