The first Lamborghini Centenario sold in the U.S. was unboxed in Newport Beach - CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion

Go Back  CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion > Off Topic > Off Topic
Reload this Page >

The first Lamborghini Centenario sold in the U.S. was unboxed in Newport Beach

Notices
Off Topic Off Topic | Non-Corvette

The first Lamborghini Centenario sold in the U.S. was unboxed in Newport Beach

Reply

 
 
 
Old 05-22-2017, 02:14 PM
  #1  
ZO ZICK
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
ZO ZICK's Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 2011
Location: Born: Mexico City Live:San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 18,287
Thanks: 0
Thanked 40 Times in 39 Posts
Default The first Lamborghini Centenario sold in the U.S. was unboxed in Newport Beach

One of the rarest cars in production had its first U.S. delivery on Friday. One of just 40 examples of the Lamborghini Centenario was unboxed at the Lamborghini Newport Beach dealership, the duPont registry reported. This supercar was customized by the buyer through Lamborghini’s Ad Personam program, which allows “an infinity of possible combinations.” Everything from the stitching in the seats to the interior and exterior trim can be personalized.

The exposed carbon fiber body is highlighted with Blue Nethens accents — you can see it in the intakes, adjustable rear spoiler, and lower aero body work. The design continues inside with the stitching, console, and carbon fiber seats. With all the available custom options, Lamborghini expects that no two examples of this car will be alike.

The Centenario is based on the Aventador SV, and shares its four-wheel-drive powertrain and a claimed 217-plus mph top speed. The 6.5-liter V12 has been tuned to produce 759 horsepower and 508 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful motor ever put into a production Lamborghini. All this grunt is harnessed by a seven-speed Independent Shifting Rod transmission — Lamborghini’s proprietary automated manual mechanism.

Weighing in at 3,351 lbs., the Centenario runs 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds. Its four-wheel steering and magnetorheological suspension serve to to enhance handling.

In total, there will be 20 examples of the Coupe and 20 of the Roadster made during the Centenario’s production, and deliveries will continue throughout this year.

The Centenario was conceived to celebrate company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s 100th birthday. It made its first appearance at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016, where it was, unsurprisingly, a major draw.


Pricing for the Coupe starts at $1.9 million, while the Roadster adds about a quarter million dollars. Despite these numbers, every single Centenario was spoken for before the cars even made their debut. As with the most forbidden of forbidden fruits in the automotive world, Lamborghini gave dibs to the most loyal Lambo owners.


ZO ZICK is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 02:19 PM
  #2  
DDSLT5
CF Senior Member
 
DDSLT5's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2002
Location: This city NEVER sleeps! Frank's back yard!
Posts: 24,328
Thanked 18 Times in 13 Posts
Default

For 10% of the funds, buy a Porsche turbo S, and go faster without having everyone drive into you to look at the fancy sports car!
DDSLT5 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 02:23 PM
  #3  
Ruz
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Dec 2003
Location: MI
Posts: 7,990
Thanks: 0
Thanked 18 Times in 15 Posts
Default

Took a long time to get a post that states you can get something cheaper...
Ruz is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 02:25 PM
  #4  
shane p
CF Senior Member
 
shane p's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2015
Location: Ohio
Posts: 7,329
Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
Default

Those wheels.
shane p is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 02:27 PM
  #5  
DOUG @ ECS
Premium Supporting Vendor
 
DOUG @ ECS's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2004
Location: Providing the most proven supercharger kits for your C5/6/7 609-752-0321
Posts: 22,418
Thanked 294 Times in 251 Posts
Default

Mine won't be ready until August, I'm very dissapointed, may even cancel the order.
DOUG @ ECS is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 02:34 PM
  #6  
ZO ZICK
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
ZO ZICK's Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 2011
Location: Born: Mexico City Live:San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 18,287
Thanks: 0
Thanked 40 Times in 39 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by DOUG @ ECS View Post
Mine won't be ready until August, I'm very dissapointed, may even cancel the order.


Shame on them!

ZO ZICK is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 02:35 PM
  #7  
snide
CF Senior Member
 
snide's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2000
Location: You can lead a person to knowledge, but you can't make him think. - snide The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard on duty.
Posts: 78,690
Thanked 49 Times in 25 Posts
CI 4-5-7-8-9-10 Veteran
St. Jude Donor '07-'08-'09-'10-'11
Default

Originally Posted by DOUG @ ECS View Post
Mine won't be ready until August, I'm very dissapointed, may even cancel the order.
Sucks to be you. I've got mine already.
snide is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:05 PM
  #8  
Over9K
CF Senior Member
 
Over9K's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2016
Posts: 12,828
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 3 Posts
Default

WTF... I told them not to post that **** online... I'm very private about what I drive... I'm totally suing.
Over9K is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:14 PM
  #9  
Aerovette
CF Senior Member
 
Aerovette's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 2001
Location: I'm a high-functioning grape
Posts: 24,182
Thanked 119 Times in 87 Posts
Default

Not bad, but it's no Gapper.
Aerovette is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:18 PM
  #10  
LoganExplosion
CF Senior Member
 
Member Since: Oct 2014
Location: chair
Posts: 1,842
Thanked 149 Times in 107 Posts
Default

Ugliest wheels I've seen in a while. Only $1.9M.. Could have 27 of my car, new. How you gonna win a race when I have 26 of my friends blocking you?? Or hiding just before 26 different possible finish lines..
LoganExplosion is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:18 PM
  #11  
Murray Anderson
CF Senior Member
 
Murray Anderson's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 2016
Posts: 11,028
Thanked 82 Times in 65 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Ruz View Post
Took a long time to get a post that states you can get something cheaper...
Go figure, look at the author
Murray Anderson is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:37 PM
  #12  
Dave concrete
CF Senior Member
 
Dave concrete's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 2007
Location: long Island NY
Posts: 9,774
Thanks: 0
Thanked 30 Times in 27 Posts
Default

Why in the world would someone spend that on a car that someone's grandfather can pull up on your left with a Tesla and Aunt betty pulls up on your right in her Audi and both beat you up.
Dave concrete is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:49 PM
  #13  
wheelswithinwheels
CF Senior Member
 
wheelswithinwheels's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 2000
Location: the rathole of Long Island
Posts: 2,102
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Dave concrete View Post
Why in the world would someone spend that on a car that someone's grandfather can pull up on your left with a Tesla and Aunt betty pulls up on your right in her Audi and both beat you up.
that Lamb is an Audi lol
Nobody yet can capture that future forward look like Lamborghini does.
wheelswithinwheels is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:53 PM
  #14  
Steve_R
Nuclear Dude
Support Corvetteforum!
 
Steve_R's Avatar
 
Member Since: Mar 2012
Location: In an airport lounge
Posts: 22,378
Thanked 1,776 Times in 798 Posts
St. Jude Donor '12-'13-'14-'15-'16-'17
Default

Nice, but it's no C7.
Steve_R is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:55 PM
  #15  
Dave concrete
CF Senior Member
 
Dave concrete's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 2007
Location: long Island NY
Posts: 9,774
Thanks: 0
Thanked 30 Times in 27 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by wheelswithinwheels View Post
that Lamb is an Audi lol
Nobody yet can capture that future forward look like Lamborghini does.
They can keep it, never liked it. Lambo's don't do anything for me. I look at them and go, its alright.
Dave concrete is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:57 PM
  #16  
DJ_Critterus
CF Senior Member
 
DJ_Critterus's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2006
Location: FL.... America's Wang! No shrinkage. Winter's not coming!
Posts: 44,396
Thanked 23 Times in 16 Posts
St. Jude Donor '09
Default

Panel gaps?
DJ_Critterus is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:59 PM
  #17  
69427
Tech Contributor
 
69427's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 2004
Location: I tend to be leery of any guy who doesn't own either a chainsaw or a handgun.
Posts: 11,483
Thanked 143 Times in 123 Posts
Default

I love blue. I like gray. Together, that sucks.

The wheels suck too.


Would prefer just a reasonably priced Countach.
69427 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 03:59 PM
  #18  
dmaxx3500
CF Senior Member
 
dmaxx3500's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2008
Location: chicago
Posts: 20,973
Thanked 284 Times in 235 Posts
Default

I got mine 3 weeks ago,it was too slow,,so I gave it back
dmaxx3500 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 04:04 PM
  #19  
Humanoid 2.0
CF Senior Member
 
Humanoid 2.0's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2004
Location: .... NJ
Posts: 71,200
Thanked 22 Times in 22 Posts
Cruise-In VII Veteran
St. Jude Donor '05-'06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16-'17-'18

Default

It's sci fi looking so I am undecided on the looks, I would like to see it in person before buying one LOL
Humanoid 2.0 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2017, 04:05 PM
  #20  
village idiot
CF Senior Member
 
village idiot's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 4,695
Thanked 504 Times in 349 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Steve_R View Post
Nice, but it's no L98 C4.
:fixt:
village idiot is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
jyounger74
C8 General Discussion
4
07-01-2017 11:13 AM
DAVE396LT1
Other Cars
9
09-01-2016 12:08 PM
Raazor
Off Topic
34
03-07-2016 04:45 PM

Forum Jump

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Sponsored Ads
Vendor Directory
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: