Lamborghini's current Aventador (pictured) will be replaced in January, and the new car will gain an Aventador S variant
An even hotter Lamborghini Aventador called the Aventador S is on the cards, according to recent patent applications discovered by Autocar.
This follows an invite to Autocar, which confirms the facelifted Aventador will launch in January next year.
Although no pictures have been provided of the car with the invitation, the text does describe the updates to the car, which has been given “new design, superior power and a mix of advanced technologies”.
The Aventador is approaching the middle of its life cycle, having been introduced in 2011, so the styling changes are likely to be a thorough refresh, as opposed to a complete overhaul.
The new Aventador’s launch will take place at the Ricardo Tormo Formula 1 track, where the car’s ‘active technology’ can be experienced. This suggests a new raft of driver aids, although a Lamborghini spokesman couldn’t add any detail to what would feature on the new model.
A hotter Aventador S variant higher up in the range is likely to receive a state of tune akin to the Centenario – 759bhp, while the current Aventador has 691bhp, both from the same 6.5-litre V12. It's also likely that the Aventador S will inherit the Centenario's rear-wheel steering system, and receive more extreme front and rear exterior design.