UAE Royalty gets the first Lamborghini – Centenario
UAE has been witness to many firsts since time immortal. These firsts encompass being home to a unique culture; UAE’s very own Art & craft, a distinguished Cuisine, the locales including desert dunes on one hand and pristine beaches on the other end of the spectrum, are amongst the many things that makes UAE unique.
Luxury always has been a part of every ancient accomplished culture and that even continues in the modern times!
Now that world is a Global village, the best of each village/country/region is available to the deserving everywhere in the world. Would it be a surprise that the very first luxury piece crafted to commemorate the 100th birthday of an Italian legend finds its home in UAE?
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Very First Lamborghini Centenario heads to UAE Royalty
Lamborghini Centenario was unveiled at the famous Geneva Motor show in March 2016. After about a year later, Lamborghini started shipping and delivering the car. Very first Lamborghini Centenario to roll out of Lamborghini found its way to UAE in possession of Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi. Son of the ruler of Emirate of Ajman His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi is a member of the UAE Royal Family.
Orange shade with black trimmings and five-spoke wheels was delivered. It has customized bodywork sitting atop carbon fiber monocoque.
The Lamborghini Centenario
Lamborghini Centenario is fitted with a V12 engine, the most powerful production engine till date rolled out by Lamborghini. This 6.5 L super engine has a cubic capacity of 759 horsepower and generates a tarmac ripping torque of 690 Nm. Lamborghini Centenario can race from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds. The Centenario boasts of a top speed of 350 km/h. It has a breaking distance of 30 m from 100kmph to the standstill.
The astounding performance numbers are not the only thing that makes Lamborghini Centenario exclusive and valuable. There would only be forty Centenario’s produced – out which twenty would be coupes and the other twenty would be convertibles. Add to it the fact the car was specially designed and crafted to honor the legendary Mr. Ferruccio Lamborghini, founder of Automobili Lamborghini, by commemorating his 100th birthday by.
Centenario is all-wheel drive fitted with a rear wheel steering, which is claimed to provide stabilizing at high speeds and also aiding in the reduction of the turning circle. It has a monocoque in carbon fiber on the exterior. Microsuede and exclusive painstakingly stitched leather are what makes the interior classy & fashionable. Lamborghini Centenario is packed with the latest of technology and fully carbon fiber body completes the package. Use of the light and sturdy carbon fiber ensures obtaining a 1.97 kg per horsepower of the power-to-weight ratio as Lamborghini Centenario weighs a meager 1520 kg. Torsional stiffness is 35,000 Nm per degree.
Dimensions of Lamborghini Centenario are 4.924 m in length and 1.143 m in its height. Scissor door panels the characteristic of V12 completes the Centenario.
The Lamborghini Centenario may be customized to any color and finish as per the wish of the client at Ad Personam personalization program of Lamborghini.