Fast, beautiful, rare and expensive
Carmel (United States), August 22, 2015
The Lamborghini Centenario on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Ferruccio Lamborghini in the spring of 2016 was a success: all 20 copies were immediately sold out. Now the Italians at the event "The Quail" showed during the "Monterey car week" in Southern California the best Roadster variant of the Centenario: even more beautiful, yet more expensive, just as rare.
Carbon and clever air duct
"The Centenario Roadster combines the sophisticated technology of the Coupe with the freedom and an open super sports car driving pleasure," commented Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Automobili Lamborghini. Monocoque and body are completely manufactured from carbon, the model shown in the United States wearing a matte silver tone the Roadster special color "Argento Centenario". For the open version of the Centenario, special channels behind the head restraints were attached, which should ensure a constant air flow through the cockpit. In addition, as the pressure can be increased on the retractable rear spoiler. Otherwise, the Roadster carries the same exceptional body as also the Coupé including the striking LED tail lights in the Y Design.
770 Horsepower V12, 350 km/h
Sitting directly behind the passenger cell a 6.5-liter V12 monster with 770 hp. The engine shoots the Centenario Roadster thanks to the help of a permanent all-wheel drive in just 2.9 seconds from standstill to 100, is only at over 350 km/h. Whether it is but still so funny with a convertible, we dare to doubt just.
Completely sold out
Inside, the Roadster was presented in California was equipped with light brown Alcantara "Terra di California". Thanks to the "Ad Personam" personalization program can individualize Lamborghini customers of but every square centimetre of Centenario even assuming, of course, they are among the 20 lucky buyers of open Monster. More will not be namely as well as already in the Coupé. Oh, Yes: the 20 vehicles are already sold out. And with a starting price of around EUR 2.4 million. Mamma mia! (mf)