A photograph posted on social media reveals the Lamborghini Centenario's styling ahead of its Geneva motor show debut
Jimi Beckwith
29 February 2016

The Lamborghini Centenario has been revealed in a picture posted on social media by a London-based car news website. The image shows the car's styling, with black bodywork and yellow highlights. 

The Centenario was also unofficially pictured ahead of the Geneva motor show, on an Italian photographer's social media page. The image depicts the full styling of the limited-run car.

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The £1.64 million Centenario is due for its official debut at the Geneva motor show, but the image shows the car in full. The image follows the discovery of patent images, filed in October 2015, which reveal the design of the car from multiple angles.

From the patent images, the car appears to feature styling that builds upon that of the Huracan, with the archetypal wedge-shape and a blacked-out roof. Long overhangs extend in front and behind the wheels, to incorporate the slim front-end and rear diffuser.

The rear light clusters are incorporated into a full-width light bar with Lamborghini’s trademark chevron light motifs at the end of the bar, with three central exhausts above an extreme diffuser, which extends from below the car to behind the light clusters. Louvres shroud the rear windscreen – another typical Lamborghini feature.

It is believed that a tweaked version of the 690bhp 6.5-litre V12 also used in the Aventador will be employed, albeit in a 759bhp guise for the Centenario. In spite of this, more specific details are under strict wraps, and aren’t expected to be revealed until the car’s Geneva show debut.

Only 40 Centenario models will be made – 20 coupés and 20 convertibles, and all have already found homes. The Centenario name isn’t officially confirmed yet, although Lamborghini boss Stephan Winkelmann revealed that a name has been decided upon.

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5

18 February 2016

These patent shots remind me of all those wedgy supercar concepts from back in the 70s.

Cyborg

19 February 2016

But the proportions of that are all over the place. It's more back than front.

19 February 2016

It looks awful.

 

 

29 February 2016

As long as it gets on the Road looking like the Yellow design i'll be happy,the others are just over styled in my opinion.

Peter Cavellini.

29 February 2016

Aren't Lambos MEANT to be overstyled :-)

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