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Obscene Just Got A New Name: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

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You know you’re looking at a special car when the company that makes it is able to charge an extra $600,000 for a version that has bits chopped off. Yes, we’re talking about the roof-less Lamborghini Veneno, dubbed Roadster because that’s what you call those kinds of cars. Don’t call it a convertible though, since there’s no roof at all; if it rains you’ll hopefully have the good sense to keep it inside. Aside from the open air bonanza, you get the same 750hp V12 sitting behind your behind, vibrating your lady parts all the way to a top speed of 221 mph. And you do get almost the same acceleration, although the extra weight (needed to strengthen the car after its surgery) does add a smidge to its 0-60 time, now at 2.9s, up from 2.8s from its lighter cousin. A slower car with bits chopped off, for an extra $600k? Yeah, that sounds about right for Lambo.

Like it’s non-roadster sibling, this car comes in extremely limited edition, with just 9 models planned for 2014. A Veneno Roadster will set you back 3.3 million euros (about $4.5 million), or roughly a Gallardo more than a simple Veneno.

Hit the jump for the full press release.

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Gratuitous Car Porn: Conceptual Rendition Of The Lamborghini Reventon

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By David Ponce

It’s not like the Lamborghini Reventon isn’t already an obscenely beautiful car. But that doesn’t stop some people from trying to improve on the design. What you have here is a concept from some guy in Iran, Emil Baddal.

Why are we posting this? Well, why not? Even gadget lovers can appreciate pretty car pictures. Hit the jump for a bunch more.

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