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New Lamborghini Aventador Performante test mule spotted

New spy pictures show the Lamborghini Aventador testing with a similar disguise to the Huracan Performante

Rumours of a potential ‘Performante’ version of the Lamborghini Aventador have been given another douse of fuel with new spyshots of a subtly revealing test mule of the brand's flagship supercar. 

From the front, this Aventador looks largely identical to the standard model, but it's at the back where things get a bit more interesting. The prototype boasts a rear exhaust disguise that bears a strong resemblance to early prototypes of the Huracan Performante.

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The beefed up track version of the Aventador's smaller sibling came with a large spoiler and twin exhausts emerging from between the tail-lamps. It also still features the standard rectangular exhaust that first debuted on the Murcielago back in 2001, which is likely to be a fake to throw onlookers off the scent. 

It’s unclear yet as to whether the Aventador Performante will actually see the light of day. After all, the LP750-4 SuperVeloce has served well as the juiced up alternative to the standard Aventador, with 50bhp extra from the 6.5-litre V12 engine and 50kg shaved off the weight.

Alongside the coupe prototype, the white Aventador appears to be a Spyder edition, with a black carbon roof that can be disassembled and put into the boot. We could potentially see the Aventador Performante next year, but we'll have to hold out for full details. 

Would you like to see a Lamborghini Aventador Performante? Tell us in the comments!

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