By the utter of the name Lamborghini, you invoke the element of luxury and speed. For years, the auto manufacturer has made a name for itself in the field of supercars and manages to bring out its best each year. Presently, Lamborghini has its focus on the Aventador model, which will exit the market soon after its ten-year spell comes to an end. For roughly the past decade, the Aventador model has been the tag on every Lambo out of the assembly hall. However, aside from the standard models such as the one mentioned above, Murcielago and Gallardo, there is the special edition Lamborghini models. Such models come in limited production and with standout features such as boosted speeds. They also come in limited figures, such that it is easy find that only 20 cars of a specific model were produced. Still, on this special edition Lambos, let us look at the coolest editions ever to hit the road.
1. Aventador SVJ63 Roadster
Starting the list with the latest special edition, we have the SVJ63 roadster that came out in August 2019 at the heels of its cousin, the SVJ63 coupe. It came through at the 2019 Monterey Car Week and was a true definition of exclusivity. It has an impressive performance, registering top speeds of 350 kilometers per hour and achieving 0-100km/h in only 2.9 seconds. Its aerodynamics is a boost of the SVJ63 coupe with several trim options as evident from Lamborghini's website, The bad news is that only 63 units will be produced.
2. Lamborghini Reventon
The Reventon is a relative of the Murcielago and debuted at the 2004 Frankfurt Motor show. This Lambo features the Murcielago’s 6.5-liter v12 engine that is capable of an impressive top speed of 340km/h. Its acceleration is also incredible and shuffles from 0-100km/h in 3.4 seconds. At the time of its release, the performance was among the top-rated. The interior is also cozy, featuring red and brown Alcantara seats and three LCDs on the instrument panel. Just like any other special editions, it featured limited production of only 21 units. One unit went to the museum while 20 had their place in the showroom.
3. LP 670–4 SuperVeloce China Limited
At the 2010 Beijing auto show, the LP 670-4 SuperVeloce debuted. It is a Lamborghini Murcielago make and came suited for the Chinese market. It has the characteristic orange stripe running across its body, and it came on the chase of various top luxury brands such as Bentley, which were unveiling their Chinese editions according to Car and Driver. It features a top speed of 345 kilometers per hour courtesy of its powerful engine that had a 670 horsepower rating. It has a chase of 0-100km/h in 3.2 seconds. Only ten units came out of its assembly line.
4. Lamborghini Veneno
Another cool special edition car under the Lamborghini tag is the 2013 release, the Veneno. It came in twos, a roadster, and a coupe, and both were speed machines, suitable for the racetrack. The Aventador base debuted at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, and its $4 million price tag made it one of the most expensive cars ever. Its engine is the Aventador's 6.5-liter V12 engine and it is capable of a 740 horsepower. Its design slightly veered from the traditional Lamborghini design and instead had a sports car touch to it. A look at its performance, and you will be amazed at its 356km/h top speed that went from 0 to 100km/h in 2.8 seconds. Only 14 units came out -nine roadsters and five coupes.
5. Lamborghini Centenario
In commemoration of the 100th birthday of Lamborghini's founder in 2016, the Centenario debuted at that year’s Geneva Motor Show. The car came out to showcase the advancements Lamborghini was experimenting with at the moment, such as the rear-wheel steering. Its top speed is 350km/h and had 40 units produced; 20 coupes and 20 roadsters.
6. Murcielago LP 640 Versace
The LP 640 Versace is a Murcielago base and had its first presence felt at the 2006 Paris Motor show. It had most features of the Murcielago, though its interior was a collaborative effort from Versace and Lamborghini stylists. Despite a 20-unit production figure for both roadsters and coupes, only eight were available for sale.
7. Lamborghini Pirelli Edition
As a celebration for the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini-Pirelli collaboration in 2014, the Pirelli edition came out in 2014. It is an Aventador base and had all features of the parent model, though with some designs featuring the Pirelli logo.
8. Lamborghini Estoque
The Estoque was a concept car that was an aim at the sedan makes with Lamborghini trying its hand in this type of vehicle. It seems it was an only hit at such a trial, though the result was impressive. It has a 5.2-liter V10 engine that you can swap with a V12 engine. As it was a concept car, only one is available, and it was solely for showcasing purposes.
9. Lambo Sian FKP 37
The Sian FKP 37 is a hybrid model from the supercar manufacturer and has a similar engine to the SVJ variants of the Aventador. It is on hold for a 2020 release that will see only 63 units out for production, and as at the time, all have been sold-out.
10. The Sesto Elemento
Closing the list is the Sesto Elemento that came out at the 2010 Paris Auto Show, its name translating to the sixth element in English. It refers to the carbon’s atomic number as it is used extensively on its exterior. It is a lightweight car limited to the track. Only 20 units were available.
Having a Lambo is many car enthusiasts' dream, and when you talk about limited editions, you dig further into their imaginations. The special editions come in limited numbers and have excellent features that will attract any car lover. Above are some of the coolest special edition Lamborghini models that you may or may not come across due to their scarcity. Some like the Sian FKP 37 are already fully booked to understand the situation with the limited editions.
Written by Benjamin Smith
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