Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster revealed at Frankfurt 2017

Modifications made to Lamborghini's hard-top extended to Aventador S Roadster

Lamborghini has revealed the 2018 Aventador S Roadster at the Frankfurt Motor Show, carrying a price tag of £251,462 and a housing a 6.5-litre naturally aspirated V12 with 730bhp and 690Nm of torque.

Equipped with four-wheel-drive, the Aventador S Roadster will do 0-62mph in 3.0 seconds, one tenth slower than the hardtop version thanks to a 50kg weight penalty added by the retractable roof. However, the top speed of 217mph remains the same.

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As part of improvements made to the Aventador’s handling, this S version features new active suspension, new four-wheel steering, and new EGO driving mode – previously seen on the Coupe. All these changes are claimed to sharpen the turn-in of the Aventador and improve responsiveness when driving.

To ensure your gear changes match the high speeds of the rest of the car, a seven-speed flappy-paddle gearbox changes gears in under 50 milliseconds. Happily, the S Roadster's refined performance is coupled with carbon ceramic brakes as standard.

Meanwhile, Lamborghini's Ad Personam personalization program offers endless potential for owners to customise their cars. The roof itself is a removable hardtop which is stored in the front trunk - weighing in at just 6kg - and can be personalised inside and out, with options ranging from a shiny carbon fibre exterior finish to Alcantara interior.

Lamborghini has also included Apple CarPlay as standard, which is accompanied by a TFT digital dashboard. First deliveries are expected to land in February 2018, just in time for April showers...

Would you choose the coupe over the roadster? Let us know in the comments below!

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