Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

What does the LDVI Vehicle Dynamics Controller do in the Lamborghini Huracán EVO?

Monday, September 9th, 2019

With its powerful engine, rapid acceleration, and superb agility, the Lamborghini Huracán EVO delivers an incredible driving experience. The Lamborghini Huracán EVO also gives the driver ultimate control with the Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI) Vehicle Dynamics Controller, which masters all active performance systems. It forms a seamless connection between driver inputs and the systems necessary to achieve the desired driving behavior with predictive and real-time solutions. View here for an overview. (more…)

How the LDVI Drift Technology Works in the Lamborghini Huracán EVO

Monday, August 19th, 2019

With its sleek and aerodynamic design, robust engine, and precise and responsive handling, the Lamborghini Huracán EVO delivers a phenomenal driving experience. The Lamborghini Huracán EVO also makes it easier to drift with the Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI) technology, which aids drifting maneuvers by coordinating the All-Wheel Drive system, the All-Wheel Steering system, Torque Vectoring, and Advanced Traction Control. (more…)

What are car ground effects?

Monday, June 24th, 2019
Lamborghini Centenario black and yellow black view

Why are ground effects important on performance cars?

Have you ever wondered what all that junk is for on the underside of a supercar? In truth, there’s a lot of crazy stuff going on down there, and we are far away from the mostly flat-bottomed cars that dominated the supercar and even the racecar design language for decades. This is all because of ground effects. Why are ground effects important on performance cars? We’ll answer that, but first we have to look into what lift is and how it works. (more…)

Does your Lamborghini need a battery maintainer?

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ green side view in a garage

Why is a battery maintainer important for supercars?

Whether you are new to the world of supercars or just reading up on them, you’ve likely heard about battery maintainers. Why is a battery maintainer important for supercars? It’s a slightly complicated question, but we are going to dive into the issue and come out with an answer. (more…)

Are a wing and a spoiler the same thing?

Monday, April 15th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ green side back view in front of a bridge

Is there a difference between a wing and a spoiler?

Many, even in the automotive community, use spoiler and wing interchangeably in reference to cars. Is there a difference between a wing and a spoiler? Yes, there is, and it’s a big one. Believe it or not, a spoiler and a wing each exist for two different reasons. Let’s fill you in. (more…)

What transmission does the Aventador have?

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ green back view in front of a bridge

Why does the Lamborghini Aventador not have a DCT?

Many gearheads and spec nuts have wondered why does the Lamborghini Aventador not have a DCT? We will get down to the bottom of why this is while also telling you what a DCT is, how it works, and if you can ever expect the Aventador to get a DCT in the future. (more…)

Do all cars with paddle shifters use similar transmissions?

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ red with black interior and paddle shifters

How do paddle shifters work?

Do you want to know more about paddle shifters? How do paddle shifters work? Essentially, they are paddles that let you shift sequentially through the gears. Shifting up is typically done via the right paddle, and down via the left paddle. No clutch is required in these types of vehicles. Want to learn more? We can fill you in on all the details including some history and more. (more…)

How does an active suspension work?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ green front view

What is a Lamborghini active suspension?

The Aventador S and its somehow faster brother, the Aventador SVJ, both employ a ridiculous amount of technology to make them the most high-tech displays of road going performance on this earth, and one of the technologies they employ is an active suspension. What is a Lamborghini active suspension? It’s a few simple words that describe something that’s actually rather complicated, and we’ll give you the full rundown.

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Why does wheel diameter vary front to back in a supercar?

Monday, October 29th, 2018
Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster blue side view

Why do some supercars have different sized wheels?

Though it is not the case in all supercars, many employ different sized rims opting for larger ones in the rear. Why do some supercars have different sized wheels? We will attempt to answer that with a little science. (more…)

Do cars always need downforce?

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Lamborghini Aventador AVJ white rear wing back view

Is more downforce in a car always better?

Racecar and supercar manufacturers are always talking about downforce, but is more downforce in a car always better? The short answer is no, but we will explore that topic and more as we take a deep dive into the relationship between cars and downforce. (more…)