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Lamborghini Centenario Roadster unveiled

Published: 26 August 2016

► Centenario Roadster revealed
► Lamborghini to build only 20
► Each costs £1.7m, plus taxes

If the standard Centenario took your fancy, but you really wanted your limited-edition Lamborghini without a roof, then fear not – the Centenario Roadster has finally been revealed.

When Lamborghini first announced its limited-edition Centenario, it confirmed that both coupes and roadsters would be built. At the time, only the coupe was revealed – but at the recent Pebble Beach concours, the wraps finally came off the roadster version.

Looks powerful. Is it?

It features the same 760bhp naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12 as the fixed-roof Centenario, so it should prove plenty punchy. The coupe’s claimed to get from 0-62mph in just 2.8sec and, if you’re feeling bold, it should exceed 217mph.

2016 Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

What does Lamborghini have to say about it?

Stefano Domenicali, Lamborghini’s CEO, said: ‘Centenario Roadster embraces the cutting edge characteristics of its coupé sibling and embraces the freedom of a true open-top super sports car for a pure drive experience.’

2016 Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

I’m sold. Can I have buy one?

Alas, all 20 of the carbonfibre Lamborghini Centenario Roadsters – reputed to cost some £1.7m plus taxes – are already accounted for. Similarly, all of the coupes have already been claimed. Time to start trawling the classifieds, then… 

Find out more about the Centenario in our full story here

By Lewis Kingston

Formerly of this parish. Inveterate car buyer and seller; currently owner of a '68 Charger project car

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