Automobili Lamborghini has unveiled the Lamborghini Centenario at the Geneva Motor Show. The Centenario commemorates the 100th birthday of Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the company. This is the latest supercar from the Italian supercar maker, with perfection being the mission. The Centenario looks futuristic and encompasses new technological innovations that make it the perfect car to honor the Lamborghini legend.
The Centenario is essentially the Lamborghini Aventador in disguise. But it has visually more striking bodywork and even more impressive specs. The Centenario is built around a carbon monocoque just like the Aventador. The Centenario is powered by a V12 engine that makes 770hp. With such massive power, the Centenario can hit the 0-100kmph mark in under 2.8 seconds. The top speed is in excess of 349kmph (217mph). The Centenario looks even more aggressive than its stablemate and is sure to wow eyes everywhere it goes.
The Lamborghini Centenario gets a four-wheel steering system like the ones on the Porsche 911 GT3 or the Ferrari F12. This helps keep this rocket of a supercar stable at high speeds and nimble under cornering. The Centenario gets carbon-ceramic disc brakes and magnetorheological dampers that are essential to stop the raging bull. The Centenario carries over the unique independent Shifting Rod Transmission over from the Aventador.
While the Centenario is built atop of the Aventador, the body work is fresh and striking, with more aggressive lines and edges. It has more vents and ducts than an air conditioning system. Only the Veneno beats this car in terms of how badass it looks. The Centenario features enormous air intakes aft of the doors. There is a DTM-size rear diffuser, air extractors in the bonnet that look old school and cool. The Centenario is longer than the Aventador and sits much lower to the ground that it almost hugs it. The Centenario is to the Avetador what the Reventon was to the Murcielago; aggressive elder siblings that want to hog all the limelight.
The Lamborghini Centenario will be limited to only 20 coupe and 20 roadster models. All of them have been sold out at a price of about 1.75 million euros ($1.9 million). The cars are built to customer’s specifications. The one at the Motor Show is in exposed carbon fiber, but expect to see many different Centenarios around (when they start making them common, that is). The Centenario is the new supercar from the Italian Marque and it has proved its instant appeal. What won’t they think of next? Check out the other cars showcased at the Geneva Motor Show.
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