[VIDEO] First Lamborghini Aventador arrives in Dubai
We all know that Arab sheiks love living in luxury and after just a day ago we presented to you the Brunei’s Sultan garage, with its 1.932 cars, we stay in that same part of the world to tell you that the first ever Lamborghini Aventador has arrived in Dubai.
Officially revealed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show as the Murcielago’s successor, the Lamborghini Aventador weighs 1.575 kg, being made from lightweight materials with a design that reminds us of the Mad Max movie and we are still trying to figure out where the Italian automaker has fitted the machine guns.
The first Aventador to arrive in Dubai belongs to Sheik Mansoor bin Mohammedy bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the son of Sheikh Mohammed, who is the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and monarch of Dubai, and the supercar might actually be the first privately registered model.
As a reminder, the Lamborghini Aventador is powered by a 6.5 liter V12 engine, delivering 700 horsepower at 8.250 rpm and the Italians say that the new powerplant is 20 percent more economical than the one found on the Murcielago.
Priced at over 250k euros, the Aventador’s production is limited to 4.000 units, after 4.099 Murcielagos have been built.
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