In modern days, when a supercar does not use carbon fiber in its development, it cannot be consider a “real” supercar. The use of this material makes every model significantly lighter when compared to the use of any other material, but it also increases the price significantly.

But carbon fiber is not only being used in the development of supercar. The same material is being used in high-performance airplanes. Lamborghini has unveiled a very cool video presenting how the carbon fiber is used in the development of its latest Aventador supercar and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Not a surprising comparison considering the Aventador has been inspired by the world of jet-fighters - more exactly the F22 Raptor.

For the Aventador, carbon fiber has been used for the monocoque, body and chassis, ceramic brake system and numerous parts of the aerodynamic package. See how it improves the performance numbers of the Aventador by watching this video.


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  (377) posted on 01.3.2013

I liked the comparison. Good job!

  (346) posted on 01.3.2013

just supercar worthy enough to be compared to planes and jets

  (397) posted on 01.3.2013

I do not see why they’re comparing this two,but I can appreciate both

  (377) posted on 01.3.2013

nice movie. unfortunately it was not a very good idea to divide the screen in two parts. it is hard to watch bouth...

  (341) posted on 01.3.2013

nice movie. i liked most the beginning.

  (349) posted on 01.3.2013

i heard that Boeing helped lambo with their carbon fiber body and chassis. is that true?

  (397) posted on 01.3.2013

That was one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen in my entire life.

  (346) posted on 01.3.2013

I find it fascinating what engineers can do. Keep on the good job!

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