Ultimate Lamborghini Aventador coupe hits the street
The Aventador Ultimae is a swansong for Lamborghini’s V12 supercar, and now the final coupe has been handed over to its proprietor. To present it a correct sendoff Lamborghini auctioned it off earlier this yr beneath fairly distinctive situations, with the highest bidder receiving each the bodily automotive and a digital reproduction within the type of an NFT. The profitable bid was $1.6m (c£1.3m).
Over a decade after it entered manufacturing, the Ultimae is the ultimate version of the Aventador, sharing its powertrain with the SVJ that additionally provides it the best output that’s been on supply all through its lifespan. So whereas the Ultimae was already restricted in quantity, this final instance of the 350 coupes is extra unique nonetheless, coming with a novel Advert Personam scheme and that digital NFT reproduction, the primary Lamborghini for the ‘Metaverse’.
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Designed by digital artist Krista Kim and utilized by way of Lamborghini’s Advert Personam customisation program, each the bodily and digital automotive characteristic a blue gradient color scheme in and out, impressed by the ‘Mars Metaverse Sundown’ – the livery combines the putting Blue Nethuns shade and Nero Noctis to realize the impact.
Inside, the aerography spray portray approach has been used for the primary time in a Lamborghini, with orange embroidery and unique orange sill plate lighting (versus the usual white) signifying its standing. Efficiency stays similar to different Ultimae variants, with its 6.5-litre naturally-aspirated V12 sending 769bhp and 531lb ft of torque to all 4 wheels for a 2.8sec 0-62mph time and 220mph prime pace.
Lamborghini has additionally collaborated with 2 time Grammy-nominated music producer Steve Aoki for the creation of an unique soundtrack for the NFT reproduction – precisely how this might be carried out stays to be seen. As a part of the bundle, the customer was additionally granted a 15-minute digital meet and greet with Aoki and Krista Kim.
Different VIP advantages additionally include the acquisition of the ultimate Aventador, together with unique digital previews of future restricted version fashions, a non-public tour of the Lamborghini Museum, unique invites to actions with their native supplier and one time entry to the Lamborghini VIP expertise.
Stephan Winkelmann, Chairman and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, mentioned: ‘Lamborghini and the NFT neighborhood match collectively very effectively, as we share many values. We’re each young-spirited innovators, looking for sudden tasks and technological options. This venture could be very particular for us as it’s a true first, a path no person has ever taken; to collaborate with such excellent inventive minds makes it all of the extra particular.’
The ultimate Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae offered for $1.6m (c£1.3m) with RM Sotheby’s.