Lamborghini's £1.64m Centenario has already sold out
Source : Lamborghini's £1.64m Centenario has already sold out
Limited-run supercar to celebrate the 100th birthday of company founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, costs £1.64m nevertheless 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 vehicle, based upon the Lamborghini Aventador, the vehicle has an all-carbonfibre tub along with more power through its V12 engine. the item carries a cost tag of 2.2m euros (about £1.64m). A total of 40 will be built – 20 coupés along with 20 convertibles – along with all of them are already sold to avid marque enthusiasts.
Lamborghini’s founder was born on 28 April 1916 along with Stephan Winkelmann, the current president along with chief executive, has promised to “do something special along with show the item in Geneva”.
He explained in which the vehicle could be, “a mix of technology demonstrator along with street-legal car, which will be important for the people who will buy the item.”
Although Lamborghini’s top brass are tight-lipped about precise technical details, the style will be understood to be fitted having a significantly uprated 759bhp edition of the 690bhp 6.5-litre V12 found inside the Aventador. the item will have extreme styling to match its mighty power output.
Autocar also understands the name ‘Centenario LP770-4’ could be used, nevertheless Winkelmann has previously confirmed to Autocar in which a style name had been decided upon, along with will be revealed in due course.
the item will be required to be the most technologically advanced Lamborghini yet, bringing together the company’s latest developments in terms of engine technology, light weighting, aerodynamics along with chassis control.
Winkelmann said: “These are the elements in which are very much related to the super sports cars along with then there are two others in which are very important for the automotive business in general, along with they are sustainability along with connectivity.
“For us, connectivity will be going to become more along with more important, particularly on the Urus because the item will be a car owners could use every day, so they want to have inside the vehicle what they have inside the office or on their smartphones.”
Lamborghin’s R&D boss Maurizio Reggiani added: “This specific will be the 1st time we have put so much content into one special car”.
The Italian company will use the vehicle to both celebrate its past along with point towards some future technology in which will be used on its some other production designs.
“On one hand the item will be for collectors along with lovers of the brand, the item will be also a celebration in This specific sense, nevertheless on the some other hand the item will be also for Maurizio Reggiani along with his team to demonstrate what they able to do with technical innovations,” said Winkelmann.
He added in which the vehicle could be a “Great combination of ambition along with knowledge”, showing off Lamborghini’s skills: “When you are a two-style company, you show something in which will be radically brand-new for production every four or several years, in which’s the item.
“Our designers along with engineers still hold the lust to show what they can do along with we are not able to have four or several production designs. [So cars like This specific] are an opportunity to show in which constant innovation will be taking place within Lamborghini.”
This specific 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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