The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ broke the Nürburgring lap record with factory-backed race driver Marco Mapelli behind the wheel and a host of Pirelli engineers in support, the kaleidoscope-colored coupe posted a time of 6:44.97. Apparently the only difference between the production-spec SVJ and the record-setter is the tires: The retail SVJ will come with Pirelli P Zero Corsa rubber, the lap-flyer was fitted with what we expect to be optional P Zero Trofeo R hoops. That’s a little more than two seconds faster than the 6:47.3 set by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS — that car having taken the lap record from the Lamborghini Huracán Performante.
The battle for the fastest time around the Nürburgring continues. How low will they get that time?