£1.64m Lamborghini Centenario already sold out
Source : £1.64m Lamborghini Centenario already sold out
Limited-run supercar to celebrate the 100th birthday of company founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, costs £1.64m although all 40 examples are already sold
The limited-edition Lamborghini Centenario to be built to honour the 100th birthday of Ferruccio Lamborghini has already sold out, two months ahead of its official reveal at the Geneva motor show in March.
the automobile, based upon the Lamborghini Aventador, the automobile has an all-carbonfibre tub in addition to more power via its V12 engine. that will carries a cost tag of 2.2m euros (about £1.64m). A total of 40 will be built – 20 coupés in addition to 20 convertibles – in addition to all of them are already sold to avid marque enthusiasts.
Lamborghini’s founder was born on 28 April 1916 in addition to Stephan Winkelmann, the current president in addition to chief executive, has promised to “do something special in addition to show that will in Geneva”.
He explained that will the vehicle might be, “a mix of technology demonstrator in addition to street-legal car, which is usually important for the people who will buy that will.”
Although Lamborghini’s top brass are tight-lipped about precise technical details, the type is usually understood to be fitted having a significantly uprated 759bhp type of the 690bhp 6.5-litre V12 found within the Aventador. that will will have extreme styling to match its mighty power output.
Autocar also understands the name ‘Centenario LP770-4’ could be used, although Winkelmann has previously confirmed to Autocar that will a type name had been decided upon, in addition to will be revealed in due course.
that will is usually likely to be the most technologically advanced Lamborghini yet, bringing together the company’s latest developments in terms of engine technology, light weighting, aerodynamics in addition to chassis control.
Winkelmann said: “These are the elements that will are very much related to the super sports cars in addition to then there are two others that will are very important for the automotive business in general, in addition to they are sustainability in addition to connectivity.
“For us, connectivity is usually going to become more in addition to more important, particularly on the Urus because that will will be a car owners could use every day, so they want to have within the automobile what they have within the office or on their smartphones.”
Lamborghin’s R&D boss Maurizio Reggiani added: “This kind of will be once we have put so much content into one special car”.
The Italian company will use the automobile to both celebrate its past in addition to point towards some future technology that will will be used on its various other production types.
“On one hand that will is usually for collectors in addition to lovers of the brand, that will is usually also a celebration in This kind of sense, although on the various other hand that will is usually also for Maurizio Reggiani in addition to his team to demonstrate what they able to do with technical innovations,” said Winkelmann.
He added that will the automobile might be a “not bad combination of ambition in addition to knowledge”, showing off Lamborghini’s skills: “When you are a two-type company, you show something that will is usually radically completely new for production every four or 5 years, that will’s that will.
“Our designers in addition to engineers still hold the lust to show what they can do in addition to we are not able to have four or 5 production types. [So cars like This kind of] are an opportunity to show that will constant innovation is usually taking place within Lamborghini.”
This kind of year also marks 50 years of the Lamborghini Miura, which was first produced in 1966. The company produced a special concept to mark the iconic car’s 40th anniversary in 2006.
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