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Lambo Will Only Make 40 Centenario Units, All Cars Sold Out Before Unveiling

Lamborghini’s Centenario supercar is already sold-out, but new information regarding the vehicle has surfaced.
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The Italian carmaker will only build 40 Centenario units, and it appears that the production will be split equally between coupe and cabriolet versions. The new supercar is said to resemble the Asterion concept car shown at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The body is made entirely from carbon fiber, so we expect the new Centenario to be pretty light for a four-wheel-drive modern Lamborghini.

For now, no images of the new Lamborghini model have surfaced online, but the carmaker did host a series of private presentations in Pebble Beach, California. Other select locations around the world have organized individual displays, so Lamborghini folks have done an exemplary job in keeping pictures of their car to themselves.

The new limited-edition car from Lamborghini is being built to celebrate 100 years since the birth of Ferruccio Lamborghini, the company’s founder. He was born on April 28, 1916, but the production variant of the car will be shown at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, held at the beginning of March.

According to Wards Auto, the full name of the new Lamborghini model is Centenario LP770-4. Since Lamborghini’s naming scheme is rather straightforward, it is easy to figure out that the engine will be placed behind the passenger compartment and that it will have an output of 770 HP. The -4 in the name means that the car will have permanent four-wheel-drive.

As Lamborghini previously explained when questioned about an eventual rear-wheel-drive version of the Aventador, they chose the four-wheel-drive solution to make the cars handle better and to provide improved stability in all situations.

Currently, Lamborghini does offer a rear-wheel-drive version of one of its models available for purchase, the Huracan LP580-2. As the name states, the car’s 580 HP engine only powers two of its wheels.


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