Lamborghini’s new Veneno Roadster may be a beautiful car, but it will set you back a cool $4.5 million. The automaker unveiled its first version of the Veneno supercar at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
But it didn’t matter then if you wanted your own, as all three examples were bought and paid for. But for those who wanted to buy one, but couldn’t, Lamborghini can help you — maybe.
The automaker announced that nine Veneno roadsters will drive off the assembly line next year. Despite its initial appearance, the new Lamborghini isn’t a convertible.
Instead, the vehicle has no top at all, only a roll bar for crash safety, notes CNN Money. While the price may seem a little outrageous, the nine lucky buyers will get what they pay for.
The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is a two-seater (no surprise there) and comes with a 740-horsepower, 6.5-liter V-12 engine that is also featured in the Aventador. The Daily News reports that the Veneno is all-wheel-drive and comes with the company’s seven-speed “ISR” transmission.
The ISR transmission allows the driver to shift gears almost as quickly as a Formula One driver. Slick, huh? Also, unlike its predecessor, the no-top Veneno will come in whatever colors the buyer wants. The body, and even the seats, are made from carbon fiber elements to make the vehicle as weightless as possible.
While some people criticized the Veneno as being over the top, even for a Lamborghini, others think its perfect for the luxury car maker. And who wouldn’t agree with the latter, considering the car can hit a top speed of 221 miles per hour and go zero to 62 in 2.9 seconds. Whew.
If you had $4.5 million, would you spend it on a Lamborghini Veneno Roadster, or is there another car that already caught your eye?
[Image via Lamborghini]