Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster Burns to a Crisp in Dubai, 1 of 500 Now Dead - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
Off Topic Anything but SLK talk. Please Note that religious and political discussions are not allowed....

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 09-07-2015
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Phoenix
Vehicle: 1999 slk 230
Other Toys: 1966 Mercedes Heckflosse
Posts: 14,574
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 530 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,120
Thanked 1,420 Times in 958 Posts
Garage
(Thread Starter)
Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster Burns to a Crisp in Dubai, 1 of 500 Now Dead

I thought only Italian Cars burn. Since the Lambo is built with German Know How I am surprised it burned.

Lamborghini may have built the Aventador SV into a mechanical monster than can lap the Nurburgring in seven minutes, but the truth is that many owners will pursue different pathways with this Raging Bull.

As you can imagine, a vast number of Aventador Superveloces are being used for urban cruising. And if the moving display location happens to be the boiling-hot Dubai, the supercar might not enjoy it and rebel against its owner.

We donít know if this is what happened with the Aventador SV Roadster in the videos below, but we can sadly confirm that the machine has burned to a crisp on one of the suspended roads of Dubai Marina. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first documented case of an Aventador SV (Coupe or Roadster) fire.

The details are scarce at the moment, but the footage below shows us the fire originated in the engine compartment, not unlike most such unfortunate incidents.

And while the first clip below, which shows the flames spreading rapidly, is painful, youíll need nerves of steel carbon fiber to watch the second. This shows us the aftermath of the fiery episode, with the vehicle being entirely ruined.

Any carbonized (no pun intended) Aventador would be a massive loss, but factor in the limited production run of the SV and the problem becomes even greater - weíll remind you SantíAgata Bolognese is only building 500 units of the Aventador Superveloce Roadster.

Before you start jumping to conclusions about the job Lamborghini did with putting this car together, you should consider one aspect. Dubai is one of the worldwide supercar capitals, so it wouldnít surprise us to find out the vehicle had been fitted with a flamethrower exhaust. Moreover, most drivers over there, be they owners or rental customers, donít know what babying a supercar means, so there are many possible versions that couldíve led to this.




Berliner Heckflosse is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK Forum > General Discussion about Mercedes Benz SLKs > Off Topic

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your files to MEGAUPLOAD
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lamborghini Miura Roadster and Veneno at Techno Classica Berliner Heckflosse Off Topic 0 04-17-2015 01:48 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.