Lamborghini says it will build a very limited run of the special edition Veneno Roadster, at a cost of £2.8 million each
Matt Burt
10 January 2014

The Lamborghini Veneno roadster has been displayed in public for the first time, at the CES electronics show in Las Vegas. Just nine versions of the Venero roadster will be built, costing £2.79m each.

The Venero roadster has no roof, and Lamborghini says the “design is focused on optimum aerodynamics and stability through fast corners – with handling akin to that of a racing prototype. Yet it is fully road legal”.

It is powered by a mid-mounted 6.5-litre V12 developing 740bhp mated to a semi-automatic gearbox with five shift modes. Power is sent to all four wheels. Lamborghini claims a 0-62mph time of 2.9sec with a top speed of 220mph for the 1490kg hypercar.

The front end is said to act as a huge wing and the car’s flat underbody incorporates a “sizeable” rear diffuser. Other aero kit includes an adjustable rear wing and a carbonfibre ring around the wheels that create a turbine effect providing cooling to the brake discs.

The “Red Veneno” paint was developed specifically for the Veneno roadster, although customers are able to specify other shades. 

The car is based around a carbonfibre reinforced polymer monocoque which Lamborghini says is further evidence of its ability to work with CFRP. The chassis is visible from the cabin, and the seats are formed from lightweight forged composite, a material patented by Lamborghini. The interior is trimmed in carbonfibre “CarbonSkin” fibre.

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21 October 2013

"A cost of £2.8m means the car will only go to the super wealthy". No really?

21 October 2013
liquidgold wrote:

"A cost of £2.8m means the car will only go to the super wealthy". No really?

I had a laugh when I read that bit too.

21 October 2013

What's the arabic for, "form an orderly queue outside the Lamborghini factory?"

21 October 2013

I think if i was wanting the wind in my Hair driving i'd buy something a tad slower,pay £2.8million.....?,i'd want the fastest car on the Planet never mind a detachable Roof!

Peter Cavellini.

21 October 2013

Absolutely barking mad. Everything a Lamborghini should be! A bit on the pricey side, though.

22 October 2013
martin_66 wrote:

Absolutely barking mad. Everything a Lamborghini should be! A bit on the pricey side, though.

Agreed and perfect for nippinig down to the supermarket for the weekly food shoping.

10 January 2014
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