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michael_JCWS

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784 posts

175 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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In the Sunday times £3.1m 750bhp !!! Only 3 being made to celebrate 50 years

Surprised no one has mentioned it

Rods

1,798 posts

172 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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michael_JCWS said:
In the Sunday times £3.1m 750bhp !!! Only 3 being made to celebrate 50 years

Surprised no one has mentioned it
It will be shown at Geneva motorshow.

isuk

1,049 posts

135 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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viggyp

940 posts

54 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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£3.1mil? For what exactly?

SonnyM

3,415 posts

112 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
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viggyp

940 posts

54 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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SonnyM said:
viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
Definitely. Makes the current hypercars including the new McLaren and Ferrari seem like bargain basement motors.

P K Wright

364 posts

80 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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Would rather have the McLaren P11 or the new Ferrari hypercar

Madril

19 posts

63 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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P K Wright said:
Would rather have the McLaren P11 or the new Ferrari hypercar
You miswrote "and" biggrin

isuk

1,049 posts

135 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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Larger pic.


andrew

8,202 posts

111 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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needs a bigger rear wing biggrin

AndrewD

6,335 posts

203 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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viggyp said:
SonnyM said:
viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
Definitely. Makes the current hypercars including the new McLaren and Ferrari seem like bargain basement motors.
+1

It will be embarrassing for Lamborghini to show this at Geneva, 3x the price of either F150, 918, or P1, each of which I suspect has more R&D in their wheelnuts than Lamborghini has devoted to the whole of the Veneno

andrew

8,202 posts

111 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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AndrewD said:
viggyp said:
SonnyM said:
viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
Definitely. Makes the current hypercars including the new McLaren and Ferrari seem like bargain basement motors.
+1

It will be embarrassing for Lamborghini to show this at Geneva, 3x the price of either F150, 918, or P1, each of which I suspect has more R&D in their wheelnuts than Lamborghini has devoted to the whole of the Veneno
celebrate their having the audacity to show such a crazy car when even ferrari, porsche and mclaren have succumbed to all this pc eco bks

AndrewD

6,335 posts

203 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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andrew said:
AndrewD said:
viggyp said:
SonnyM said:
viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
Definitely. Makes the current hypercars including the new McLaren and Ferrari seem like bargain basement motors.
+1

It will be embarrassing for Lamborghini to show this at Geneva, 3x the price of either F150, 918, or P1, each of which I suspect has more R&D in their wheelnuts than Lamborghini has devoted to the whole of the Veneno
celebrate their having the audacity to show such a crazy car when even ferrari, porsche and mclaren have succumbed to all this pc eco bks
I would celebrate it, if it didn't typify their low budget attitude to development imo ...

viggyp

940 posts

54 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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andrew said:
AndrewD said:
viggyp said:
SonnyM said:
viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
Definitely. Makes the current hypercars including the new McLaren and Ferrari seem like bargain basement motors.
+1

It will be embarrassing for Lamborghini to show this at Geneva, 3x the price of either F150, 918, or P1, each of which I suspect has more R&D in their wheelnuts than Lamborghini has devoted to the whole of the Veneno
celebrate their having the audacity to show such a crazy car when even ferrari, porsche and mclaren have succumbed to all this pc eco bks
What you say makes sense but £3.1 mill? Is there a new element/material that the car is made of? carbonGoldTitanium all in one or something? That's a REALLY high price. You could buy a 288GTO, F40, F50, Enzo and the new "F150" for that money.

AndrewD

6,335 posts

203 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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viggyp said:
What you say makes sense but £3.1 mill? Is there a new element/material that the car is made of? carbonGoldTitanium all in one or something? That's a REALLY high price. You could buy a 288GTO, F40, F50, Enzo and the new "F150" for that money.
It's their 50th but they are well and truly upstaged at Geneva by Ferrari, Porsche, McL, and even Pagani. They have to do something to grab headlines...

andrew

8,202 posts

111 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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viggyp said:
andrew said:
AndrewD said:
viggyp said:
SonnyM said:
viggyp said:
£3.1mil? For what exactly?
Another Reventon type waste of money?
Definitely. Makes the current hypercars including the new McLaren and Ferrari seem like bargain basement motors.
+1

It will be embarrassing for Lamborghini to show this at Geneva, 3x the price of either F150, 918, or P1, each of which I suspect has more R&D in their wheelnuts than Lamborghini has devoted to the whole of the Veneno
celebrate their having the audacity to show such a crazy car when even ferrari, porsche and mclaren have succumbed to all this pc eco bks
What you say makes sense but £3.1 mill? Is there a new element/material that the car is made of? carbonGoldTitanium all in one or something? That's a REALLY high price. You could buy a 288GTO, F40, F50, Enzo and the new "F150" for that money.
if i was buying one, then agreed, i'd want mats and flaps thrown in at the very least !

but, if they can sell three cars and pander to three very lucky collectors, maybe breakeven, generate a little publicity, maybe make the world a little richer in the wider sense, then why not ?

Jimbo.

3,294 posts

108 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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andrew said:
celebrate their having the audacity to show such a crazy car when even ferrari, porsche and mclaren have succumbed to all this pc eco bks
But they haven't, else they'd be churning out Cygnets and the like. They're just using, [gasp!]...new technology...which boosts performance and also happens to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. And besides, isn't doing more with less part 'n' parcel of the whole sports car game?

Big, thirsty, unsophisticated and old-tech "supercars" are dinosaurs. Relics. Their time has past. Like it or not, we're in the electric and electronic era. Even F1 agrees...

Beefmeister

13,709 posts

149 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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All this talk of the price is irrelevant though isn't it?

They're only making three of them and they're all sold. They probably could've charged £5m and they'd have sold. It's bragging rights among Lambo collectors.

WCZ

4,055 posts

113 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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they are only making 3 cars.

storminnorman

2,300 posts

71 months

Sunday 3rd March 2013
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Reminds me of an FXX a bit but I like it, just a shame about the build numbers because us plebs will likely never see one after Geneva