Lamborghini declares a new era with the Terzo Millennio concept

Lamborghini declares a new era with the Terzo Millennio concept

Each of those supercapacitors will power an electric motor on each wheel for four-wheel drive that will simplify design and increase torque to deliver the power.

Lamborghini has revealed its vision of the supercar of 2040 in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The company has said that the design of the auto is to address the future of sports cars. According to Lamborghini, what's impossible today will be realizable tomorrow.

Lamborghini presented their Terzo Millennio Concept Car in Boston today.

What's more, the Terzo Millennio chassis is made from carbon fibre that is said to self "heal" and identify and fix small cracks from forming, preventing larger cracks from destroying bodywork.

Lamborghini execs explained that the Third Millennium project with MIT is aimed at looking 10 to 20 years ahead at a performance vehicle of the future, and developing the technology to achieve that vision.

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Trading batteries for supercapacitors and lightweight aluminum with self-healing, energy-storing carbon fiber, the Terzo Millennio is full of pie-in-the-sky technology promises, but its declaration is clear: some future Lamborghinis will run exclusively on electrons.

The Terzo Millennio is unlikely to ever see production, but we're likely to see hybrid Lamborghini engines soon - probably in the new Urus SUV and Huracan coupe. Lamborghini also noted the added benefit of additional freedom for designers and aerodynamicists. Lamborghini's latest innovation is "Piloted Driving" - allowing the driver to be taken around a track by a "virtual expert" before taking the wheel to follow a virtual ghost auto.

The first two were met with the help of the Dinca Research Lab (headed by MIT Department of Chemistry lead Mircea Dinca) and the Mechanosynthesis Group (run by John Hart of the Department of Mechanical Engineering). Sensors in the body, which could be used as an energy storage medium, could detect cracks that could be filled immediately through small internal tubes - granted they were small enough.

In essence, this virtual driver's aid will allow you to complete a lap of a race track before you even take command of the auto. Bear with us here, but Lamborghini has started developing carbonfibre chassis components with the ability to accumulate energy for storage in the body itself. As Lamborghini points out, this tech allows for confidently using carbonfibre for "high-fatigue" parts, meaning weight savings in regions usually reserved for heavier, more durable materials. Much like self-healing paint on some Infiniti models, the resin, which forms the glue holding the carbonfibre together, will detect and fix cracks in the material substructure, eliminating the risk of a structural crack then forming from it.

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