The newest, most outrageous, “super extreme” idea from Lamborghini is a box. Well, metaphorically. The Italian supercar giant unveiled a new slice of its future today with the Terzo Millennio, an electric hypercar concept with some really bold ideas under its hood. But the Terzo Millennio is more than just a beautiful (and for now, completely static) thought experiment that Lamborghini revealed in the cool Boston air on Monday. It’s also the name of the unique project in partnership with MIT that is bringing the concept car to life. More abstractly, it’s a box for the biggest, boldest, and maybe even potentially heretical ideas to escape the minds in both Cambridge and Sant’Agata Bolognese over the next few years. You see, Lamborghini is at a crossroads. (Sorry.) The automotive world is going increasingly electric, or at the very least hybrid. There is even talk of robots doing the driving. And Lamborghini? Well, its customers aren’t necessarily into that. “You don’t normally buy a sports car to have it driven by a computer,” says Alessandro Farmeschi, the COO for Lamborghini America. Maurizio Reggiani, the company’s director of R&D, continues the thought. “If you ask one of our customers, do you want to have a chauffeur? No.” The same goes for what powers the cars, Reggiani adds. “For [the customers], the number of cylinders is fundamental, [just] like horsepower,” he says. Despite what you might think, Lamborghini customers do like “tech” inside their cars, according to Reggiani, but not the kind that takes away the fun of driving, or — heaven forbid — the sound. Balancing all this can be tough, though, because Lamborghini can’t appear to be falling behind; after all Lamborghinis are about leaving everyone else in the dirt. Hence, the Terzo Millennio, which translated means Lamborghini of the “third millennium.” “It’s, really, a box that we want to put all that’s necessary” for Lamborghini to eventually compete in a world full of smart electric vehicles, Reggiani says. So what does that box look like so far? As distant from a boring rectangle as is humanly possible. First of all, for all its concept-y scoops, slants, and edges, the Terzo Millennio is