|Just being in the presence of an Aventador is enough to make one feel regal. To drive one is an experience that ranks closely with finding Elvis and winning the lottery... simultaneously. The car exudes of sensual power, drop dead beauty, and speed-fueled desire. The Aventador is everything an exotic car should be.|
— Official description (Forza Horizon) 
The 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 - abbreviated as Aventador '12 or LP 700-4 - is an AWD supercar by Lamborghini featured in Forza Motorsport 4 as part of the November Speed Pack and as standard in all subsequent main series titles as well as Forza Motorsport 6: Apex.
The Aventador LP700-4 is the replacement to the Lamborghini Murciélago, which had been in production until 2010 as the Murciélago LP 670-4 SV. Similar to previous Lamborghini V12 supercars, the Aventador is named after a Spanish fighting bull that earned the prestigious "Trofeo de la Peña La Madroñera" title in Zaragoza, Spain in 1993 for its courage in the arena.
The Aventador has been produced in various special edition and high-performance variants such as the 2016 LP 750-4 SV and its facelift successor, the LP 740-4 S or 'Aventador S'.
The Aventador is based on a carbon-fiber monocoque that is claimed to be 30 percent lighter and 150 percent stiffer than the aluminum chassis of the Murciélago. The suspension was also changed to a pushrod design commonly found on Formula One cars.
As with the Murciélago, the Aventador makes use of active aerodynamics; it has rear side flaps and a rear wing that deploy at 60 mph (97 km/h) and retract at speeds above 150 mph (241 km/h).
The 'L539' codenamed 6.5L V12 engine in the Aventador marks the debut of the second generation Lamborghini V12 engine, with the first generation having been in production since 1963. Producing 700 hp (522 kW) and 409 ft·lb (555 N·m) of torque, while also weighing 40 lb (18 kg) less than the outgoing engine, it is considerably more powerful and efficient than the 2010 Murciélago SV.
Unlike contemporary dual-clutch Volkswagen Group cars, the Aventador uses a single-clutch transmission that has a lighter and more compact construction than the latter. The seven-speed semi-automatic transmission was made by Graziano, and uses an "Independent Shifting Rods" (ISR) design that is claimed to have reduced shifting times to an impressive 50 miliseconds.
The V12 powered all-wheel drive allows the Aventador to sprint from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.8 seconds and reach 100 mph (161 km/h) in just 6.5 seconds. Top speed in the Horizon series is 232 mph (373 km/h), but slightly lower in other titles including Forza Motorsport 7, where it is 229 mph (368 km/h). In comparison to other Lamborghinis, only the Aventador LP 750-4 SV and Centenario LP 770-4 are faster.
The drivetrain almost causes no wheelspin during acceleration, even with the traction control turned off. It aids in cornering performance by eliminating oversteer, giving the Aventador decent handling, although it will understeer if pushed too hard.
The Liberty Walk upgrade preset that is featured in all main series titles since Forza Horizon 3 gives the car sharper steering and takes advantage of the AWD system and acceleration, making it a better contender for grip-based race events.
In Forza Horizon 3, when fully upgraded, the Aventador LP 700-4 becomes extremely fast and is capable of reaching extreme speeds well above 273 mph (440 km/h). A well-tuned Aventador is capable of completing the full one-mile drag route within less than 20 seconds.
The Forza Edition is an upgraded variant in Forza Horizon 4 featuring a Speed Skills boost and lowered stock Performance Index rating of S1 879. It comes with a S2 997 upgrade preset that includes a maxed-out engine and aftermarket rims. The stock design is a white base paint.
It is primarily unlockable as a Wheelspin prize, but has also been made available as a seasonal reward two times:
With the upgrade preset applied, the Forza Edition becomes one of the fastest cars in the game. Requiring about 2 seconds for 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) and only 3.5 seconds for 100 mph (161 km/h), it can quickly reach its high top speed of 270 mph (435 km/h), therefore outperforming the majority of the S2 class in straight-line performance.
The Forza Edition is useful for Danger Sign jumps and other events favoring acceleration and top speed, but becomes a handful to drive on grip-based tracks due to understeer on corners.
|Speed 10.0||Handling 6.0||Acceleration 8.9||Launch 9.7||Braking 6.0||R3 709|
|Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer||Price: 400,000 CR|
|DLC: Requires the November Speed Pack|
|Top Speed: 222.0 mph (357.2 km/h)||Body Style: Supercar|
|Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 2.800 secs.||0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 6.500 secs.|
|Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 119.2 ft (36.3 m)||100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 308.2 ft (93.9 m)|
|Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.99 g||120 mph (193 km/h): 1.02 g|
|Speed 10.0||Handling 9.1||Acceleration 9.1||Launch 8.5||Braking 8.9||R3 725|
|Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow||Price: 400,000 CR or ? T|
|Body Style: Supercar|
|Conversion - Drivetrain|
|Conversion - Aspiration|
|Conversion - Wide Bodykit|
|Liberty Walk - Widebody Kit|
|Conversion - Preset|
- The Aventador was an exclusive Specialty Dealer unlock in Forza Motorsport 7.
- It incorrectly uses the metric power output of 700 PS as horsepower value instead of 690 hp like the real life car.
- It weighs 4085 lb (1853 kg) in Forza Motorsport 7, which is the wet weight of the US-spec model. Other titles feature the car with its dry weight.
- Contrary to its real life rendition, its display does not fit on the dashboard. This error is also seen on the Aventador SV, Centenario, and Veneno.
Behind the scenes
- The 6.5L V12 engine swap originates from this car. Upgradable to 1515 hp (1130 kW) and 1101 ft·lb (1493 N·m) of torque, it counts as one of the most powerful engine swap option in the series, although it is the most powerful option in Forza Horizon 3.
- The Liberty Walk widebody kit for the Aventador was originally intended for the Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario, which isn't featured in the Forza games.
|Engine sound in Xbox One series|
- ↑ "Forza Horizon - Cars". forzamotorsport.net. Retrieved 10-27-2018.
- ↑ "2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Test Drive". popularmechanics.com. Retrieved 11-04-2019.
- ↑ "Lamborghini Brings Back the V12". popularmechanics.com. Retrieved 11-03-2019.
|1980s||Countach LP5000 QV · Jalpa · LM 002|
|1990s||Diablo GTR · Diablo SV|
|2000s||Gallardo · Gallardo Superleggera · Miura Concept · Murciélago · Murciélago LP640 · Reventón · Reventón Roadster|
|2010s||#08 Gallardo LP 560-4 · #14 - #18 Gallardo Super Trofeo · #63 Huracán Super Trofeo · Aventador J · Aventador LP700-4 · Aventador LP 750-4 SV · Centenario LP 770-4 · Huracán LP 610-4 · Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante · Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera · Murciélago LP 670-4 SV · Sesto Elemento · Urus · Urus Concept · Veneno|
|Pre-Tuned||Aventador LP700-4 Forza Edition · Huracán LP 610-4 Horizon Edition · Reventón Forza Edition|