German model carmaker Robert Wilhelm Gulpen made headlines in 2010 with a solid goal, diamond-encrusted 1:18 scale model of the Bugatti Veyron that cost between a whopping $3 million to $3.2 million – more than the actual car itself. Gulpen is back with yet another expensive scale model based on the new Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4.
The scale Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 model’s body is made from carbon fiber and features 700 precious stones diamonds on each seat on the inside. The same material is on the rear lights with front LED headlights made from quality clear diamonds.
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Gülpen’s Lamborghini Aventador will enter the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive and precious model car in the world.
The model is expected to be auctioned off this month in New York for at least $4.6 million with $669,000 of the profit going to charity.
Refresher: The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 will be powered by a 6.5L V12 engine making 690-hp and 509 lb-ft of torque. Mated to the company’s new ISR (Independent Shifting Rod) 7-speed transmission, 0 to 60 mph will come in 2.9 seconds with a top speed of 217 mph. The Aventador is an all-wheel-drive supercar courtesy of Lamborghini’s Haldex 4-wheel drive system. Prices for the Lamborghini Aventador start at $387,000.
– By: Omar Rana