It is the tip of an period at Lamborghini. The automaker is launching its last automobiles powered purely by internal-combustion engines, as ranging from subsequent yr it is going to solely supply electrified powertrains.
A Huracán Sterrato might be launched later in November as the ultimate Lamborghini powered purely by a V-10, and the Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae launched in 2021 is the final Raging Bull powered purely by a V-12. An Aventador successor powered by a V-12 plug-in hybrid is coming subsequent yr, and has been noticed testing.
Lamborghini put the rights to the ultimate Aventador Ultimae coupe up for public sale final April, along with a non-fungible token known as the Lamborghini Final. The NFT supplies its proprietor with varied advantages like on-line entry to reveals of future Lamborghini particular editions, a personal tour of Lamborghini’s museum, and get in touch with with artists Steve Aoki and Krista Kim, who collaborated on the NFT and helped design the automobile. Aoki, a DJ, was tasked with creating an unique soundtrack for the NFT, whereas Kim, a digital artist, was tasked with creating visuals for it.
The successful bid within the RM Sotheby’s public sale was $1,603,125, and this week the successful bidder lastly took supply of the automobile. Kim, who in 2021 famously bought an NFT representing a digital home for $500,000 value of Ethereum, was current for the supply, whereas Aoki was there just about.
The automobile is not the ultimate Aventador, although, and thus not the final Lamborghini powered purely by a V-12. That honor goes to the Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae Roadster that was accomplished in September and destined for a purchaser in Switzerland.
The Aventador Ultimae is powered by Lamborghini’s acquainted 6.5-liter V-12, tuned on this utility to ship 769 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque through tweaks to the valve timing. The height energy is the best of any Aventador highway automobile and arrives at a screaming 8,500 rpm. Observe, despite the fact that Lamborghini is shifting to electrified powertrains, and finally full-electric powertrains, the automaker hasn’t dominated out providing down the highway some track-only vehicles powered solely by an internal-combustion engine. We have already seen this with stuff like 2020’s Essenza SCV12.