2014 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster V12 Heart Exposed
Above the naturally-aspirated V12 powerplant, sit reinforcement structures that are also used to connect the suspension and the engine to the carbon fiber passenger cell of the Aventador Roadster.
By the way, if you’re curious to see how these structures work during an impact, you can check out the Aventador Split in Half Crash Video. The footage shows the coupe, but you’ll get the idea.
On a happier note, we’ll publish the 2014 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster test drive soon. Among others, we’ll talk about how the open-air version’s uses a cleavage to make the most out of what you see in the adjacent image.
Update: here's our 2014 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster test drive.