The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is a two-door, two-seater sports car publicly unveiled by Lamborghini at the Geneva Motor Show on 28 February 2011, five months after its initial unveiling in Sant'Agata Bolognese. Internally codenamed LB834, the Aventador was designed to replace the ten-year-old Murciélago as the new flagship model in the Lamborghini line-up starting in 2011. Soon after the Aventador unveiling, Lamborghini announced that it had already sold over 12 months of the production vehicles, with deliveries starting in the second half of 2011. The suggested retail price is €255,000 in Europe, £241,900 in the UK and $379,700 in the U.S. "Flat out, the Aventador would do 217 mph."


  • In TGM (UK) 217 James first drove a trio of Aventadors on in Italy.
  • In Series 17, Episode 6, Richard reviewed the Aventador at the Top Gear Test Track. Despite praising the styling, speed and Handling criticized the car for lacking the terror of some of its predecessors. The Stig then set a lap time of 1:16.5 in the Aventador, making it the third-fastest car round the Track.
  • In Series 18, Episode 1, Jeremy chose the Aventador as an alternative to the Ferrari 458, competing against James in the McLaren MP4-12C and the Noble M600 driven by Richard. Despite its flaws Jeremy ultimately prefered the Aventador to the 458, describing it as "a big daft orange dog" and it proved to be the fastest round Imola, despite not beating the Ferrari's benchmark
  • In "The Tractor Challenge" (S3 E5), Foust is rewarded with the opportunity to drive the Aventador, racing against a plane.
  • In Series 20, Episode 5, Richard tested the Aventador Roadster in his tribute to Lamborghini, praising the Aventadors, speed, handling and drama.
  • In "American Supercars" (S4 E8), Wood pits the Aventador against a Saleen S7 in a bid to prove American Supercars are better than European ones.
  • In Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip, Richard used the Aventador Roadster in Monaco against Jeremy in a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse. Despite loving the Aventador, Richard admitted he had the wrong car in a battle of showing off.
  • In a battle of Past, present or future Clarkson championed the petrol-powered Aventador S (Past) against May in a Honda NSX (Present) and Hammond in a Rimac Concept One (Future). Despite losing in a drag race to the Rimac, the Aventador, (with help from a Lambo test driver) managed to win the hill climb challenge, with Clarkson still in love of the big Lambo, despite it's flaws.
  • In Series 25, Episode 4, an Aventador lost in a dragr race to LeBlanc in the Dodge Challenger Demon.
  • In Series 26, Episode 5, Harris performed many tests to show that the Ford Fiesta ST was a better performance car than an Aventador S.
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