Sticker Shock: Aventador SVJ Costs Nearly $1 Million In Australia

For that outrageous asking price, you can thank the luxury tax of $350,000

How much would you pay for the Nurburgring current production-car record holder Lamborghini’s lap-smashing Aventador, SVJ is $517,770 if you are in the U.S. Buyers in Australia will not be so fortunate. Lamborghini’s Aventador hot model could go for more than seven figures. states that the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ will retail for $949,640 AUD (or $681,000 USD if you convert today’s exchange rates). The car will be available from the factory at $646,000. The Aventador will not be cheap if you add $350,000 AUD to the “luxury tax”.

Sticker Shock: Aventador SVJ Costs Nearly $1 Million In Australia

The luxury tax of $350,000 accounts for 33 percent in the Aventador SVJ’s total asking price. Every car that exceeds $66,331 is subject to tax in Australia. Lambo is not being excluded. Australian buyers may be facing a price tag exceeding $1 million AUD after paying registration fees, taxes and delivery costs.

That’s what I would say. The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, one of the most powerful vehicles the Italian marque has ever produced, is a stunning example. The naturally-aspirated V12 engine produces a staggering 770 horsepower (570 kilowatts) as well as 531 pound-feet (701 Newton-meters). It can reach speeds of up to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 2.8 seconds and a maximum speed of 216 miles per hour (350 kph).

The Aventador SVJ laps the Ring in 6:44.97. It beats even the 911 GT2 and its sibling, the Huracan Performante. This rare bull is worth the price, and Australian buyers should not be disappointed.