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Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built

Mar 07, 2013 17:56pm
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Who buys a €3 million ($3.9 million) car? Not you. Lamborghini's run of the new Veneno is sold out - though it only made three.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • The latest in its tradition of bespoke cars, the Veneno is the fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • At the Geneva Motor Show, where it was revealed, Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann made sure to rev the engine as he drove the car out on stage.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Rest assured, the Veneno, which is named for an infamous fighting bull, sounds like a Lamborghini.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • The back of the Veneno car is pictured on the Lamborghini booth during at the 83rd Geneva Car Show.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Powering the Veneno is a 12-cylinder engine and a 7-speed transmission with five different driving modes.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini says the Veneno can reach speeds of 220 miles per hour (355 kilometers per hour) and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • The body is carbon-fibre to keep the car as light as possible and allow for that quick acceleration.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • The shape is angular and muscular, with cut-outs sprinkled throughout and a back fin that fades into the roof.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • The rear looks like the bottom of a rocket ship, and the car nearly kisses the ground it sits so low.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Scissor doors open up to reveal an interior also clad in carbon-fiber. The feel is suede-like throughout, but the dashboard has a fairly standard look. You don't feel as if you're about to take off.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • The customers are thrilled - though they have yet to actually get behind the wheel. "It's rolling artwork, it's like owning the Mona Lisa," said Singh. "I look forward to driving it."
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini is billing the Veneno as a race car that just happens to be street legal - but how closely they've hewn to racing technology is unclear.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • "It sounds like they're trying to use the cache of a racing vehicle but not go the whole way," said Paul Newton, an analyst with IHS. Automotive.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • "This is one of the most extreme cars we've done to date," Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann said in an interview.
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built
  • Lamborghini Veneno: The fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever built