One million dollars. Plus five hundred thousand more.
Will supposedly get you the upcoming, limited-edition, F-22 Raptor inspired, Lamborghini.
, had actually been invited to a private viewing of the car at Pebble Beach a few weeks ago. The report was that Lamborghini was showing a small model of what the car would actually look like, and asking for deposits. Only 20 units would be made, and the inspiration for the design had been the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor.
Now, by way of Jalopnik
, comes word that the airplane inspired car will be making its debut at Frankfurt in two weeks. Lamborghini President Stephan Winkelmann has confirmed that such a product does exist, and that it will be shown at the Frankfurt show. He did not however confirm the astronomical price.
"I can confirm those rumors, but at this stage I will have to make you wait until the Frankfurt Auto Show, where we will release more details...I can't confirm the price at this stage, but it will be very expensive indeed."
So two weeks. Two, very long weeks until we know some concrete information on this model. All we know so far from the reports of the wealthy, is that it only has a slight horsepower increase over the LP640, and that it appeared to be a re-skinned version of the LP. So not a rebadged Veyron. Stay tuned.
One million dollars can buy you a lot of things. A fleet of Honda Accords, a small apartment on the Upper West Side here in New York, and if you toss on another 300k, you might be able to get yourself into a Bugatti Veyron. However, with 1.5 million dollars, you can get yourself (supposed price) into the upcoming supercar from Lamborghini.
The initial reports of this car were hushed rumors from the well-to-do. Folks over on boards like