The Lamborghini Veneno debuted at the annual Geneva International Motor Show in 2013. The model was launched to mark the company’s fiftieth anniversary.
The car is based on the Aventador, with its engine and carbon-fibre monocoque, but all the exterior body panels have been changed. It has a print run of just 3 units and the name translates from Spanish as ‘Poison’. The car is named after the infamous bull named “Veneno” that killed bullfighter Jose Sanchez Rodriguez in 1914. This is a truly exclusive car, reserved for ‘select collectors’ and sold 12 copies (three coupes and nine roadsters).
At the heart of the Lamborghini Veneno is a rigid carbon fibre monocoque to which composite exterior panels are attached. Beneath the supercar’s striking bodywork is a fully independent pushrod suspension with horizontally mounted passive dampers and springs, as well as pushrods.
Lamborghini Veneno specs:
- top speed – 355 km/h
- acceleration to 100 km/h – 2.8 s
- horsepower – 750 hp
- engine volume – 6498 cm³
- vehicle weight – 1540 kg
Lamborghini Veneno engine:
The engine in the Lamborghini Veneno is a huge 6,498cc atmospheric petrol V12. It has four camshafts, four valves per cylinder and simply amazing power. Engineers were able to squeeze out 750 horsepower at 8,400 rpm and 689 Nm of torque at 5,500 crankshaft rpm.
By default, the supercar is equipped with a 7-speed split-shift robot and an all-wheel drive transmission with electronically controlled Haldex clutch in the front-wheel drive and a mechanical self-locking differential on the rear axle.
Lamborghini Veneno 0 – 100 (Lamborghini Veneno 0 – 60):
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 2.8seconds.
Lamborghini Veneno top speed:
The top speed reaches 355 kilometres per hour.
Lamborghini Veneno interior:
Inside, the Veneno features a lower-trimmed, scalloped steering wheel, a virtual ‘toolbox’, a sloping centre console with a concentration of keys and tumblers for auxiliary functions, and bucket seats with a lightweight frame and sporty seatbelts.
Lamborghini Veneno price (Lamborghini Veneno for sale):
The car is available from $4500000.
Lamborghini Veneno owners:
At the moment, there is information on only two of them:
- Antoine Dominique (owner of Lamborghini Long Island)
- Chris Singh (managing director of Tequesta Investments).
Most Veneno owners have chosen to remain in the shadows.
How many Lamborghini Veneno were made:
A total of four examples were produced: one for the Lamborghini museum and three for buyers. All were already sold out before the car’s premiere.