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2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster Review

BODY TYPE: Roadster / Luxury
Back in March 2019, at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini presented the Aventador SVJ Roadster, the coronation of a bloodline that came into existence in 2010, as a replacement for the Murcielago.
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Slotted for a production run of just 800 units, each priced at $573,966, the SVJ Roadster got even more exclusive at the Monterey Car Week in California in August 2019.

The Italian car builder announced at the said even the launch of an even more appealing version of the car, named Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster. Dubbed as the “most exclusive open Aventador,” the vehicle is supposed to be a nod to the carmaker’s founding year, 1963.

1Exterior design & features

The 63 retains all of the lines used in designing the SVJ Roadster, only that it will bring unique cues in terms of colors and trim options.

The car’s design is inspired by “space ships and jet fighters” and crafted into a carbon fiber monocoque fitted with aluminum frames at the front and rear. The car’s roof is made of high-pressure RTM carbon fiber, the same material used in the rear wing.

This roof can be removed by hand, using the quick-release levers fitted in the cabin, and stored in the front trunk of the car.

For the 63 edition there will be eight unique combinations in design and color for the roof, engine cover, engine air vents, windscreen rim, and wing mirrors. Additionally, each of the cars will wear the 1 of 63 numbered plate on the body.

2Interior design, features
and passenger space

As always, the interior layout of any Lamborghini is a matter of personal choice, as the carmaker has always offered a long list of options from which customers to choose from.

Lambo’s specialized department for interior tweaks is called Ad Personam, which can loosely be translated to “on a personal basis.”

In this case, the customization choices comprise three color schemes in Alcantara with carbon fiber elements spread throughout the cockpit. Setting
the 63 edition apart from the regular Aventador SVJ are a badge on the steering wheel and the 63 logo on the rear wall in Alcantara and CarbonSkin.

3Gadgets

At the heart of the car’s interaction with its driver is the TFT digital dashboard with Kombi graphics. Via this screen, the driver gets a taste of the Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva (ALA) functions, among other things.

The infotainment system in the SVJ 63 supports integration with Apple CarPlay.

Separately, the rear window of the car can be open or closed even when the roof is off, taking on the role of a windshield as well.

4Performance

The engine deployed in the 63 is the same used in the coupe and roadster variants of the Aventador SVJ: a naturally aspirated V12 engine, coupled to a 7 speed ISR transmission.

No tweaks have been made to the powerplant, which means it develops the same amount of power: 770 hp at 8,500 rpm and 720 Nm torque at 6,750 rpm.

These numbers translate into impressive performance figures: the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 63 accelerates from naught to sixty in 2.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of over 350 km/h (218 mph).

The car’s powertrain and other settings can be adjusted by using one of four available driving modes: Strada, Sport, Corsa, and Ego.

5Safety

The Aventador SVJ 63 comes with the usual complement of safety systems that include frontal airbags, side head-thorax airbags in the seats and passenger and driver knee airbags.

A specifically calibrated ESC for the four-wheel-drive system helps the car perform just as well regardless of grip conditions, and the suspension provides 50 percent better anti-roll bar stiffness than in the Aventador SV Roadster.

The car’s ALA system mentioned earlier is used to reposition of the front splitter and the rear wing and achieve either high downforce or low drag. The large air intakes to the car’s sides also help it improve downforce, in this case by 40 percent compared to the stock Aventador.

6Conclusion

The Aventador SVJ Roadster is already a limited-production car, with only 800 units to be made. The 63 flavor is even more so, as only 63 of them will be made. All, says Lamborghini, have already been spoken for by collectors around the world, who should get them starting 2020.