LAMBORGHINI REVENTON

This is Car No. 4 Out of 20




HISTORY

The Lamborghini Reventon is a mid-engine sports car that debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. It is the most powerful and expensive Lamborghini road car to date, costing one million Euros. The official press release stated that only 20 vehicles would be released to the public, with one additional car,marked as 0/20, which is produced for the Lamborghini Museum. Each Reventon is clearly stamped with its number in the sequence of 20 between the driver's and passenger's seats.

Despite the exterior being new, almost all the mechanical elements including the engine are sourced directly from the Murcielago LP640. According to the official press release, the Reventon exterior styling was inspired by fighter aircrafts. To emphasize this, Lamborghini staged a race between a Reventon and a Panavia Tornado fighter plane.

The Reventon is named for a fighting bull, in line with Lamborghini tradition. The bull, raised by the Don Heriberto Rodriguez family, was best known for killing famed Mexican bullfighter Felix Guzman in 1943. Reventon means "explosion" or "burst" in Spanish, when used as a noun. In the vernacular, it is also used to define a very large party or a night in town. In automotive terms, it means "blowout, flat tire" when used as a noun. When it was used as the name of a bull, however, it was intended to be interpreted as an adjective, a quality or property of that bull in particular. In this last sense, Reventon means "he who seems to be about to burst".

The Reventon features an all-new carbon fiber exterior. All Reventons have the same exterior color, described as "mid opaque grey without the usual shine."



      
 
 

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