Lamborghini reemphasizes its dedication to carbon fiber, reducing weight

Since all eyes are on McLaren Automotive, MP4-12C and their desire to take on the supercar market, Lamborghini is making sure that it isn’t losing the limelight. The Italian supercar manufacturer has announced its continuous dedication to the construction of lightweight vehicles and improving power-to-weight ratios.

The company will be the guest of honor at the 2010 JEC Composites Forum in April, the first time it”s participating in the event.

Lamborghini has opened a R&D lab in the United States. Called “˜Automobili Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory, the departments will work with the University of Washington and Boeing, a leader in the use of carbon composite solutions in aerospace construction.

Lamborghini says that just by cutting the weight of its cars, it can drop its CO2 emissions by 35 percent.

Lamborghini says it will continue to offer naturally-aspirated supercars, just with lightweight – so you can all breathe a sigh of relief.

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera:

– By: Kap Shah

Source: Evo