Reports suggest just nine open-top supercars will be made
31 July 2009

A £1 million open-top version of the Lamborghini Reventon is reportedly being shown to potential customers.

It is thought that just nine open-top Reventons will be made, making it even more exclusive than the original Reventon, which was limited to 20 cars, plus one for use by Lamborghini.

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The original Reventon cost around £675,000, and just one was sold to someone based in the UK.

As well as losing its roof, the open-top Reventon is rumoured to be powered by the LP670-4 SV's 661bhp 6.5-litre V12, which has 487lb ft of torque, making it marginally more powerful than the 'standard' car.

The Reventon is named after a Mexican bull that killed a toreador in 1943. The tin-top Reventon was described by Lamborghini as an art-house Murcielago LP640 inspired by the F22 jet, a state-of-the-art fighter built by Lockheed Martin.

When contacted by Autocar, a Lamborghini spokesman said the reports were "just speculation".

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