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 yet 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 through its V12 engine. the idea 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 the idea in Geneva”.
He explained in which the vehicle could be, “a mix of technology demonstrator in addition to street-legal car, which is actually important for the people who will buy the idea.”
Although Lamborghini’s top brass are tight-lipped about precise technical details, the type is actually understood to be fitted that has a significantly uprated 759bhp type of the 690bhp 6.5-litre V12 found inside the Aventador. the idea will have extreme styling to match its mighty power output.
Autocar also understands the name ‘Centenario LP770-4’ could be used, yet Winkelmann has previously confirmed to Autocar in which a type name had been decided upon, in addition to will be revealed in due course.
the idea is actually supposed 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 in which are very much related to the super sports cars in addition to then there are two others in which are very important for the automotive business in general, in addition to they are sustainability in addition to connectivity.
“For us, connectivity is actually going to become more in addition to more important, particularly on the Urus because the idea will be a car owners could use every day, so they want to have inside the automobile what they have inside the office or on their smartphones.”
Lamborghin’s R&D boss Maurizio Reggiani added: “in which will be initially 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 in which will be used on its different production products.
“On one hand the idea is actually for collectors in addition to lovers of the brand, the idea is actually also a celebration in in which sense, yet on the different hand the idea is actually also for Maurizio Reggiani in addition to his team to demonstrate what they able to do with technical innovations,” said Winkelmann.
He added in which the automobile could be a “Great combination of ambition in addition to knowledge”, showing off Lamborghini’s skills: “When you are a two-type company, you show something in which is actually radically completely new for production every four or all 5 years, in which’s the idea.
“Our designers in addition to engineers still contain the lust to show what they can do in addition to we are not able to have four or all 5 production products. [So cars like in which] are an opportunity to show in which constant innovation is actually taking place within Lamborghini.”
in which 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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