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Geneva 2013: Lamborghini Veneno pays tribute to 50th anniversary

Geneva 2013: Lamborghini Veneno pays tribute to 50th anniversary image

Text: / Photos: Lamborghini Press | posted March 05, 2013 14:44

Road legal race prototype sports car

To mark the company's 50th year anniversary, Automobili Lamborghini is presenting an extremely exclusive model at the Geneva Motor Show 2013. The Lamborghini Veneno, named after the fastest bull in the bullfighting history will only be produced in three unique units, all of which has been already sold for a sum of 3 million Euros(plus tax).

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The Veneno features a 750hp 6.5-liter 12-cylinder engine that's mated to its faster 7-speed ISR transmission with permanent all-wheel drive and 5 driving modes. It's also built with a carbon fiber-reinforced polymer(CFRP)racing chassis equipped with pushrod suspension and horizontal damper units. The interior meanwhile has its fair share of Lamborghini-patented materials like the forged composite and CarbonSkin.

Interior

Given its lightweight construction of just 1,450 kg(dry weight), the Veneno is capable of accelerating from 0-100km/h in just 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 355km/h. Its design was meant to keep it stable during high speed operation and cornering and keep wind drag to a minimum without compromising its engine cooling and air intake system.

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The Veneno is painted in an all-new grey metallic finish with individual parts gleaming in the black of the visible carbon-fiber structure. The only car to display all three colors of the Italian flag as an accent is the car shown at Geneva, the unit which will remain the property of Lamborghini. The three cars that were sold to customers each feature a single color of the Italian national flag thus making each a unique piece.

The Lamborghini Veneno celebrates its first public appearance at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The vehicle on show is the number 0 signifying the Lamborghini test vehicle and will continue to serve its purpose. Meanwhile the trilogy made of  the unique vehicles will be produced in the course of the year 2013 before being handed to their owners.