PHOTOS: Lamborghini’s New $3.9 Million Veneno Supercar

Ultimate object of gearhead lust or geeky pseudo-Batmobile? You be the judge.

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A Lamborghini Venenos automobile, produced by Automobili Lamborghini SpA, on display on the first day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Attention, McLaren and Bugatti: the gauntlet has been thrown.

On Monday, Italian carmaker Lamborghini introduced its Veneno supercar, a 750-horsepower beast whose $3.9 million price tag immediately makes it one of the most expensive cars ever produced, putting the $2.4 million Bugatti Veyron and the McLaren F1 (a mere $1 million, although they’re tough to find) in the shade.

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The new Lamborghini Veneno is presented by CEO and Chairman Stephan Winkelmann during a preview of Volkswagen Group on March 4, 2013 ahead of the Geneva Car Show in Geneva.

The car is a one-off, produced in honor of Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary. Like all Lamborghinis, its name derives from bullfighting; Veneno was apparently a particularly speedy animal from the early 1900s. According to CEO Stephan Winkelmann, the new car is the “fastest, most powerful road Lamborghini we’ve ever built,” reports Automotive News Europe.

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The Lamborghini Venenos automobile, produced by Automobili Lamborghini SpA, on display on the first day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Much of the extraordinary cost of the car comes from its carbon fiber monocoque construction, CNN Money reports. While the vehicle is based on Lamborghini’s $400,000 Aventador chassis, all its body panels — including the various splitters, air ducts and diffusers and the massive rear spoiler — are custom-designed to maximize downforce and keep the car close to the road, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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The new Lamborghini Veneno is presented by CEO and Chairman Stephan Winkelmann on March 4, 2013 ahead of the Geneva Car Show in Geneva.

The Veneno comes with a 6.5-liter, naturally aspirated V-12 engine, seven-speed automated manual transmission and permanent all-wheel drive, all of which help it accelerate from zero to 60 in 2.8 seconds and hit a top speed approaching 220 miles an hour.

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The new Lamborghini Veneno is introduced by CEO and Chairman Stephan Winkelmann, March 4, 2013 in Geneva.

The model Winkelmann introduced in Geneva is the carmaker’s development car, reports The Telegraph, featuring racing stripes in the green, white and red of the Italian flag.

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The Lamborghini Venenos on the first day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

But even if you do have the scratch to consider buying one of these monsters, don’t get too excited yet: Lamborghini is only making 3 Venenos, and they’ve all been spoken for. Might as well save your money for Steve McQueen’s Ford GT40.

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The new Lamborghini Veneno, March 4, 2013 in Geneva

Alternatively, here are a few other things you can buy with that $3.9 million:

You’re welcome.

49 comments
BranimirDimov
BranimirDimov

i ve already drove this one..in need for speed

LevanT
LevanT

Even diablo is more beautiful regardless of its age

hmiltonhossack
hmiltonhossack

this car is brillant i want this car how much is it post back

BugattiLover
BugattiLover

Lol more expensive than a Bugatti Veyron but the Bugatti is better in every way...

Speed, weight, looks, and pure awesomeness.

I also think that it is a wast of money you might as well just buy the $400,000 Aventador the only difference is the carbon fibre.

HalilÖzkan
HalilÖzkan

felaket bi araba parasıda ii ama biraz fazla.


AhmadsesMasarwaa
AhmadsesMasarwaa

but really i'm happy Allah is going to not punish my dad.

AhmadsesMasarwaa
AhmadsesMasarwaa

My dad said a soon I went to America (i'm on vacation.) 


AhmadsesMasarwaa
AhmadsesMasarwaa

My dad got it for me for reading Qumran after I read it my dad got so proud of me he said he would get me a Lamborghini. I was so excited he's getting me this! :D 

PirunBros
PirunBros

I need this one, I love this car, 2 years later I will buy it.

JustusAllemann
JustusAllemann

This car is f´ing ugly, and it costs $ 3.9 million.
Ugliest lambo ever made !

megapril
megapril

Winkelmann? That's really the last name of the Lamborghini CEO?

EugeneOteng
EugeneOteng

all of that no f'in radio, whats that about/

ellesanor
ellesanor

I don't know who designs this cars but this one looks like a cylon (old series).  Frak!

lawrencelugar2
lawrencelugar2

i'm kind of in love with the design...i haven't really liked any supercar since the 2005 Porsche Carerra GT.

But a $4 million price tag...that's kind of really up there. At least with Bugatti's $2 million Veyron you were getting ground breaking 16cylinder 4turbo's engine technology.

...this Veneno is basically just the $400K Aventador.

HamzaIsmail
HamzaIsmail

Its a good car

but expensive as well.

UsmanAdamu
UsmanAdamu

The car is too close to the ground makes difficult to ride in wide variety roads

SangNhieu
SangNhieu

i wonder if it has a cup holder

leskern
leskern

Nice, but it's no Aventador.

BoyFromHanoi
BoyFromHanoi

It's Ugly AF For A concept... It Looks Like The Cadillac Cien. If I Had Money To Blow I'm Not getting It.

HateManBaby
HateManBaby

You know oil is too high when they are making cars like this!!  What a ugly, tacky car.  Destined for tacky oil barons.

joestalling
joestalling

Always the baddest, why they started and what they are, I applaud

DonEchoWilson
DonEchoWilson

Sorry, no sale here... 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds? 220 mph top end?? So what...  They've built another "Poster Car" cause thats the only way anyone will see it. On someones wall...

JustinMarekRycaj
JustinMarekRycaj

That should be the Batmobile in the Justice League Movie!

derricklum
derricklum

what about buying $3.9m mega millions, and go from that hundreds of millions.

UnholyMaggot
UnholyMaggot

looks like the Aventador and Sesto Elemento were forced to have babies.

danwat1234
danwat1234

Hmm, not a hybrid like the Mclaren P1.

JohnForsthoffer
JohnForsthoffer

That right there is one sexy beast. I like it, I like it a lot. 

TegaJessa
TegaJessa

Megatron's new body for Transformers 4 I'm sure of it

LenardJones
LenardJones

@BugattiLover 

NOTHING IS BETTER THAN A BATMOBILE. ( Make no mistake my Fantastic Taste Having Friend, This is The BATMOBILE!

Not a QuinJet, not a Helicarrier, not a Boom Tube. ) THIS IS THE BATMOBILE THAT WE ALL DREAMED BARRIS WOULD MAKE FOR US 40 years later.