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This special commemorative series has been created to honour the centenary of its founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini with the designers given a free hand to create an open and exciting design.

The body of the Centenario is made completely from carbon fibre composites. All the sections from the front bonnet, scissor door panels and open top roof line are super lightweight and are designed for aerodynamic superiority. Air flows through ducts within the front headlight casings and others in the side-skirts and around the wheel arches, improving airflow to the rear radiators and providing optimised cooling.

The car has a unique rear-wheel steering system which increases turning agility at low speeds and requires less steering angle. At high speeds the rear tyres will turn in the same direction as the steering angle which leads to a virtual increase in the wheelbase providing increased stability and optimises vehicle response.
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The Pirelli ‘pzero’ tyres have been specially developed for the rear-wheel steering system, sit on front/rear rims in forged and milled aluminium. The spokes’ fan shape, accented in carbon fibre, mask ducts extracting hot air from the carbon ceramic brakes, finished with a central-locking wheel nut sporting the Lamborghini shield.

Under the bonnet sits the most powerful engine ever made my Lamborghini. The naturally aspirated V12 engine will get you to 60 mph in under 2.9 seconds with a top speed of more than 215 mph.

As with the coupé version, the Centenario roadster will be limited to 20 units and will be delivered to their hand rubbing customers throughout 2017.

 

 

Strictly limited to 25, all already sold and based on the 675LT Spider, the Carbon Series LT has been produced in response to requests from McLaren customers that loved the visual carbon fibre McLaren P1 displayed recently at the International Geneva Motor Show.

Staying true to the ‘Longtail’ ethos, established by the McLaren F1 in the late 1990s, the MSO Carbon Series LT has been developed with a focus on light weight and features around 40% more carbon fibre parts over the standard car.

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As with the 675LT Spider, the front bumper with larger splitter and end plates, front under body, side skirts, side intakes, lower side intakes, rear bodyside lower, rear fenders, rear deck, rear bumper, diffuser and ‘Longtail’ Airbrake are all carbon fibre but with a gloss finish revealing the weave of the material. In addition, the MSO Carbon Series LT is fitted with a gloss finished carbon fibre electrically retractable roof and tonneau, A-pillars, bonnet and rear deck, side blades, complete front and rear wings, and even fuel filler flap.

Under the gloss carbon fibre skin sits a heavily revised 3.8 litre twin turbo V8 powertrain from its Coupé brother, which kicks out 666bhp getting you from 0–60 in under 2.9 seconds. The changes to the powertrain saw more than 50% of the components replaced to ensure optimised levels of power, torque and drivability. These include new, more efficient turbos, detail design changes to the cylinder heads and exhaust manifolds, new camshaft and lightweight connecting rods, and a faster-flowing fuel pump and delivery system.

Production of the MSO Carbon Series LT begins this autumn with first deliveries expected before the end of 2016.

Built by ex-Koenigsegg engineer Leif Tufvesson, the design is based on the car from the Arkham knight video game but has been redesigned and manufactured with drivability and full functionality in mind. The wheelbase is 3.40 meters and the width of this special car is 2.5 metres. The special high rigid tubular frame is manufactured to provide good handling and offer a solid feeling.

Front and rear suspensions are fully independent and made with double wishbones connected to the coil over shock absorbers, up front through a special designed aluminium push rod. Under the bat hood sits a Lamborghini 560hp V10 engine connected to a paddle shift gear box affecting the 26″ wheels. To stop the car we have used ABS supported 8-pot Brembo calipers in front and 6-pot in rear all connected to big brake discs.

The complicated all carbon fibre body was made from full-scale moulds which are milled out from the CAD drawings. Inside, the interior is a combination of black soft leather and “see trough” fabric, all kept together by golden stitches. The interior lights up the seats, floor and pedals when the fully electric cockpit opens up.

We’ve all been there, you roll up outside that swanky hotel in your Lamborghini Aventador only to drag out that tatty looking holdall or backpack, well all that’s about to change. Lamborghini has teamed up with luxury suitcase maker TecknoMonster to create this range of carbon fibre suitcases.

Inspired by Lamborghini’s choice of materials each of the cases, manufactured in Italy use the same carbon fibre materials used to build Lamborghini’s supercars and are finished off with the iconic Lambo branding.

For the lining customers can choose from a naked interior with the carbon fibre showing through or quilted leather inspired by Lamborghini’s hexagonal pattern. The wheeled, lightweight cases are easy to push around and can be carried using its ergonomic leather handle with hexagonal hand-made stitching and aluminium end places. For safe storage it even has its own layer of neoprene to protect it while it is handled by the owner or airline staff.

The series comes in a number of different sizes and shapes with prices ranging from £7,065 for the smallest bag right up to £11,279 for the largest. Aventador owners wanting to buy the full range however, might need to install a roof rack to accommodate the extra luggage.

Mike and Jim Ring aren’t strangers when it comes to working with carbon fibre as many of their builds have incorporated it to some degree. With the Fastback the ring brothers subtly widened the iconic shape of the car by 4 inches providing more contemporary proportions without being too overstated. The carbon fibre body work is hidden beneath a custom Waterborne paint colour aptly named “Spy Green.” although you can see glimpses of the black stuff if you look closely.

That strong lightweight carbon fibre shell houses the car’s 959 BHP supercharged V8 engine from Wegner Motorsports. A twin-Disc clutch makes driving the powerful Mustang a breeze with smooth engagement and high-torque holding capacity. All that power is sent through a custom driveshaft and into a Ford 9” rear end. Exhaust is expelled through headers with 2” primaries that were custom designed and built by Ringbrothers.

The Centenario kicks out an impressive 770 hp and will get you to 60 in just 2.8 seconds with a top speed in excess of 217 mph. The body of the Centenario is built entirely from carbon fibre, and can be specified with an exposed carbon fibre finish or any colour through their custom program. With a dry weight of just 1,520 kg, the Centenario achieves a weight-to-power ratio of 1.97 kg/hp and a torsional stiffness of 35.000 Nm per degree.

The interior can be finished to each Centenario client’s specification. Sports seats are made from carbon fibre are included, with new stitching that features on the length of the dashboard, steering wheel, sun visors, rocker covers, and the new inner door panels made of carbon fibre and Alcantara.

The Centenario will be produced as a limited edition, with only 20 coupés and 20 roadsters to be delivered from autumn 2016 and throughout 2017. But if you’re reaching for the phone to call Lambo and get one ordered, too late, all 40 Centenario models are sold, to collectors and Lamborghini enthusiasts around the world at a starting price of €1.75 million.

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