2013MY Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 gets Cylinder Deactivation, Start/Stop and Refined Chassis

The spotlight at Lamborghini's Paris Motor Show stand may be on the cosmetically refreshed Gallardo LP560-4, but it isn't the only Raging Bull model to receive an update for the new model year.

Joining the Gallardo is the 2013 version of Lamborghini's flagship Aventador LP700-4, which was upgraded on several levels, despite the fact that it has only been on the market for less than a year.

In fact, the changes on the Aventador are far more substantial than on the Gallardo beginning with the adoption of newly developed start-stop and cylinder deactivation systems for the V12 engine.

The start-stop system used on the Aventador is unique and comes fitted with high-performance capacitors known as "supercaps", which allow for a much faster start up than a conventional unit at 180 milliseconds or 0.18 seconds.

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