Bespoke new Lamborghini SC18 hypercar uncovered

One-off 759bhp Lamborghini SC18 is the first car developed by Lambo’s Squadra Corse racing outfit

Lamborghini’s racing arm Squadra Corse has developed a new one-off hypercar, which it says is the first of many bespoke models it plans to produce for the Italian supercar marque. 

Called the Lamborghini SC18, it’s based on the new Aventador SVJ, using the same part carbon-fibre chassis and a 6.5-litre naturally aspirated V12, developing 759bhp and 720Nm of torque.

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ review

Power is sent to a rear-biased all-wheel-drive system via a seven-speed gearbox, so we expect performance figures similar to those of the Aventador SVJ’s 2.8 second 0-62mph and 210mph plus top speed.

However, the all carbon-fibre body is radically different than the Aventador SVJ. The headlights are a nod to the original car, but not much else, with an assortment of aggressive aerodynamic tweaks intended to increase downforce. We can spy a new front splitter, huge new side air intakes, and a rear end inspired by the limited edition Centenario.

The centre-lock wheels are 20-inches at the front and 21-inches at the rear, shod with specially developed Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres.

The car is road legal, but Squadra Corse says that the SC18 has been developed primarily for track use. No price for the one-off model has been revealed either, but it’ll more than likely be a multi-million pound item.

What do you think of the one-off Lamborghini SC18? Let us know your thoughts below...

Recommended

Lamborghini Aventador successor will have an all-new V12 engine
Lamborghini V12
Lamborghini

Lamborghini Aventador successor will have an all-new V12 engine

The V12 isn’t dead yet – Lamborghini is working on a new hybrid V12 powertrain for its next flagship supercar
19 Jul 2021
Best 60s cars: the 30 greatest cars of the 1960s
Best cars of the 60s - header
Best cars & vans

Best 60s cars: the 30 greatest cars of the 1960s

The swinging sixties brought a vast array of unforgettable cars that would establish the path of the industry for decades to come. We pick our top 30 …
21 Jun 2021
First Lamborghini electric car due by mid 2020s
Lamborghini Sian - front
Lamborghini

First Lamborghini electric car due by mid 2020s

The full electrification of Lamborghini's line-up is planned by 2024, with lightweight carbon fibre construction to compensate for heavier battery tec…
18 May 2021
Lamborghini Huracan Performante - best supercars
Best supercars - Lamborghini Huracan Performante
Lamborghini

Lamborghini Huracan Performante - best supercars

The Huracan Performante is nearly twice the price of the Porsche 911 GT3, but it delivers a sense of occasion like no other
18 Jan 2021

Most Popular

Friends reunited: buying back a Porsche 911
Porsche 911
Porsche 911 Coupe

Friends reunited: buying back a Porsche 911

How perfect timing led a Porsche 911 fanatic to buy back his old car
14 Oct 2021
New Ford Focus unveiled with 2021 facelift and tech updates
Ford Focus ST Line - front
Ford Focus Hatchback

New Ford Focus unveiled with 2021 facelift and tech updates

Ford has given the Focus hatchback a refresh for 2021, with a new design and an improved infotainment suite
14 Oct 2021
Nissan launches combined PCP finance deal for electric car and charger
Nissan Leaf
Nissan

Nissan launches combined PCP finance deal for electric car and charger

The unusual new offer is available on the Nissan Leaf and e-NV200 van – and it includes the cost of installing the wallbox charger at your home
13 Oct 2021