By Jeff Perez
According to Greek mythology, the name Asterion means half man, half bull. But according toAutoblog.nl, Asterion might also refer to the new Lamborghini that’s debuting in Paris. And if produced, it’s going to have a big impact in the lineup.
Lamborghini — having sent out a teaser the other day of its new concept — kept all details on the car pretty well under wraps. But if we’re to believe the rumors, this might be the first hybrid vehicle from Lamborghini, following in the footsteps of Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren. That’s right, a hybrid Lamborghini.
Other rumors suggest it could even be a four-seater, an updated SUV, or a hypercar in the realm of the Bugatti Veyron (although, we doubt that last one).
Truth be told, nobody really knows all the details just yet. But if this half supercar, half Toyota Prius/four seater is actually happening, it might possibly be one of the most important cars to come from Lamborghini in a long time.
We won’t know anything official until Oct. 2, but we’ll keep our eyes peeled in case something hits the web earlier than that. ...more