Italian roads are Ferrari terrain, right? Wrong. Not when you’re part of a two-strong Lamborghini Aventador convoy. With a 6.5l V12 producing 691bhp, a 350kph top speed and 0-100kph in just 2.9s, the winding streets of Rome are your cultural playground.

Yes, this video has done the rounds a few times since the Aventador launch last year. But crank the volume up, lean back in your chair, and we think you’ll see why this vision was worth dusting off >>>

James Gent first started as a freelance motorsport writer in the UK, before an urge to be paid a monthly wage saw him move to Dubai in late 2011. A keen motoring enthusiast, he hopes that one day his garage will hold a Lamborghini Countach, as well as a WRC Lancia Delta Integrale.

James Gent