The Lamborghini Raptor is basically a one-off vehicle created in 1996 by Zagato in partnership with Alain Wicki for Lamborghini. The body features the Zagato "double bubble" as well as an innovative door design where the whole middle section of the car swivels up and forward. There was also a removable hard top (not pictured) for those nice and sunny summer cruises. Continue reading for more cool facts.
The Lamborghini Cheetah was basically Lamborghini's first attempt at building an off-road vehicle. It was built on contract from Mobility Technology International (MTI), which in turn was contracted by the US military to design and build a new all-terrain vehicle. The basis of the design came from MTI, and was largely a copy of FMC's XR311 prototype developed for the military in 1970. Continue reading for more interesting facts about this vehicle.
The Lamborghini Sogna was created by Japanese designer Ryoji Yamazaki, head of the Art & Tech studio. At age 13, he had a dream about a supercar, and at 41, he made it a reality. It all started with a Lamborghini Countach and then he made an entirely new body from aluminum, painted it green and then debuted it at the 1991 Geneva Motor Show, with the intention of making it a limited production vehicle. That never happened, but a few years later another fully-functional Sogna was built for the 1994 Essen Motor Show. Continue reading for three videos and more information.
Powering the aviation-inspired Lamborghini Egoista is a 5.2L V12 engine pumping out 600-horsepower, but what really stands out are its aggressive angles and sharp lines. The bodywork consists of active aerodynamic panels that raise and lower for optimum downforce and stability. To top things off, the LED clearance lights, hidden xenon headlamps, and rims are supposedly made from anti-radar material to ensure that your enemies never see you coming. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one that shows what happens when you remove camera shake from Star Trek.
Limited to just 20 examples worldwide, a pristine-condition Lamborghini Sesto Elemento could be yours for a cool $3-million. At 2,202-pounds, it's powered by a 5.2L V10 that produces 570-horsepower put on the asphalt through an AWD system, enabling it to hit 60mph in a mere 2.5-seconds. The lucky owner said: "I am not royalty, I am just a normal person like you and everyone here. Nothing more, nothing less." Should you have the money to purchase this gem, the sales process will be made through a non-disclosure system to anonymity for both parties. Continue reading for the Top Gear test video and a link to the actual sales page.
Here's a first look at the 2017 Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster, which will limited to just 500 examples worldwide, 100 less than the coupe. Though pricing hasn't yet been announced, expect to pay a big premium on the $493,069 the SV coupe costs. At 3472-pounds, it's powered by a 6.5L V-12 that generates 739-hosepower, boosting it from 0-60 mph in just 2.8 seconds, with a top speed of 220mph. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Urus may be just months away from its official debut, but long before that futuristic-looking vehicle, there was the rugged Lamborghini LM002. Also known as the "Rambo Lambo," it's one of the most excessive vehicles ever produced, weighing a hefty 5,952-pounds and powered by the same 450hp 5.2L Quattrovalvole V12 engine from the Countach. It was capable of sprinting from 0-60mph in 7.7-seconds and has a top speed of 130mph. Believe it or not, the fuel tank capacity was 76 gallons to ensure that your personal safari won't be abruptly interrupted by the LM002's extreme guzzling. Continue reading for three videos and more information.
Take a Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, add two turbochargers, along with carbon fiber body panels, and Mansory's Carbonado is the result. Beneath all the carbon lies a twin-turbo V12 that generates at least 1,233-horsepower, boosting the car from 0-62mph in just 2.6-seconds, with a top speed of 236mph. Yes, it's even faster than the LP750-4 SuperVeloce. Continue reading for a video and more information.
For a spaceship-inspired Lamborghini, look no further than the sleek, geometric Perdigon, designed by Ondrej Jirec. The designer says: "I wanted to push 'jet fighter stealth' styling to the limit and see how far it could go. Design theme throughout the whole vehicle body features very sharp, angled and polygonal surfacing. This is combined with highly 3D proportions." Continue reading for more pictures.
Auto enthusiast Chuck Beck recently showcased his custom Lamborghini V12-powered - sourced from a salvaged Countach - at Atlanta's Caffeine and Octane. Since there was no OEM frame that could handle such a large 5.2L engine, Beck had to build one from scratch, and the rider sits right behind the engine. He somehow made a three-speed automatic transmission from a Volkswagen work with the engine. Unfortunately, there's no word yet on if Beck plans to sell this beauty. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including a video that gives us a glimpse at the colonization of Mars.