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Christopher Bruce2013-01-29 14:51:00

Five Aventador Roadsters Blasts Across Miami Runway

Maxed out top speed at 210mph

 
 
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Lamborghini got permission from the FAA and the Miami International Airport to make the top speed run

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shot across the south runway of Miami International Airport reaching speeds of 210mph. The stunt was part of a 10-day introduction of the Aventador Roadster to North America and training North American dealers about the car. 

Lamborghini had to get the permission of the airport, Miami-Dade County and the Federal Aviation Administration to perform their run. 

Before hitting the runway, the five roadsters posed with an American Airlines Boeing 777 for a photo shoot. 

Later, the cars arrived at a Miami Beach park with a 50-car parade of Lamborghinis through the South Beach section of town. Company CEO Stephan Winkelmann was on hand for the North American debut. 

“It has been a great pleasure to work with the Miami-Dade Aviation Department and South Beach teams on today’s amazing demonstrations. I have never seen something similar at a Lamborghini event,” said Stephan Winkelmann.

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. It hits 60mph in under three seconds and has a top speed of 217mph. Its top weighs 26 pounds and is made from carbon fiber.

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LamborghiniLamborghini
AventadorAventador
Aventador LP 700-4 RoadsterAventador LP 700-4 Roadster
Engine
V 12 (60º vee)
Displacement
397 cu in
Top Speed
217 mph
Transmission
7, automated manual transmission
Maximum power
700 hp @ 8250 rpm
Type
Convertible (cabrio)
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
13.67 US MPG
price
$ 516.579
* based on Germany prices
annual ownership cost
$ 4.342

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