According to the Environmental Transport Association, Lamborghini Murcielago is the least ‘green-friendly’ car and sports car in the United Kingdom.
The Luxury car emits a CO2 amount equivalent to ‘a football pitch-sized forest of trees’, which brought it the Least Green Car of the Year 2010 title.
According to The Sun, the two-seat Murcielago produces five times more carbon dioxide per mile than the greenest car of the year – the Toyota iQ.
Chen Jinmiao, a car mechanic from Chenzhou City, China, took a year to build a Lamborghini lookalike from miscellaneous car parts.
Mr Jinmaio had always dreamed of owning a Lamborghini, but knew he would never be able to afford one, so he downloaded drawings from the internet and bought materials from markets.
The DIY Lamborghini has an engine at the rear, can be driven up to 145km/h and only cost Mr Jinmiao US$3,000.
In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUOâ€™s top posts for the week of April 19-25.
Annie Leibovitz was called to take this photograph for the Louis Vuitton World Cup Campaign featuring Maradona, PelÃ© and Zinedine Zidane.
Italian designer mauro lecchi created this conceptual luxury yacht using design cues and styling from the sports car maker lamborghini.
Christian Louboutinâ€™s Fall Winter 2010 collection is now officially campaigned with the courtesy of Khuong Nguyen under the title â€œWinter Talesâ€
After weeks of postponement Armaniâ€™s press office has finally confirmed the opening of the fashion labelâ€™s first hotel for April 27.
Jimmy Choo are now making trainers…and to launch them have created a quirky interactive campaign…
Adjacent to sister resort Wynn Macau, Encore is a unique destination with its own repertoire of suites, dining and shopping.
2010 has seen a flurry of new hotels opening in Shanghai ahead of the start of the World Expo, which runs for six months from May 1.
Madonna was spotted on the streets of Harlem this week with a very young male model posing for famed photographer Steven Klein.
Daimler, the owner of the luxury brand Maybach, has given its entire range a facelift. Unfortunately, it will not be developing all-new models.
At the Beijing Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz just unveiled a CLS Shooting Break concept that looks to us like a frontal attack on BMWâ€™s 5-Series GT.
Super-sports-car maker Lamborghini surprised audiences at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show with a highly exclusive edition of the MurciÃ©lago LP670-4 SuperVeloce.
The LP670-4 China Edition is no different than normal models in term of technicalities, but it comes with a bespoke black and orange stripe and can be had with a special grey color.
The interior continues the theme with a variety of orange accents including stitching. The racing stripe is supposedly made to represent a volcano eruption.
Italian designer Mauro Lecchi has developed a new design concept that could help to shape the future of the Lamborghini brand.
Dubbed Lamborghini yacht, the design comes from the analysis of Lamborghini car and is as exotic and luxurious as the car itself.
The yacht has big intakes, and starting from the Lamborghini Reventonâ€™s side view, the designer changed the intake behind the door in a huge window, to characterize the boat with a single large element.
Andrei Avarvarii, a student getting his Master’s degree at Milan’s Scuola Politecnica di Design, designed this tasty electric Lamborghini concept.
This project took place under the supervision of Filippo Perini, the head of design from Lamborghini and it represents a possible future electric vehicle.
The electric Lamborghini is equipped with 4 asynchronous motors that divide power 70% to the rear and 30% to the front axle.
Electricity is supplied by a Li-Tec flatcell battery pack located in the rear doubled by a KERS system in the front.
The 4,000th Murcielago was recently completed at the Sant’Agata Bolognese factory where Lamborghini celebrated the occasion.
Lamborghini only made 2,900 models of the previous V12 model, the Diablo, over eleven years of production.
The lightweight 670-hp Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce, carrying series number 4,000, will be delivered to the company’s showroom in Hangzhou.
Beautiful Lamborghini concept, designed by Slavche Tanevsky, is a more aggressive version of the famous Lamborghini Reventon.
The Lamborghini Ankonian design study consists of a slimmer body style with a mid-engine mount and sharp angles.
Special OLEDs are embedded between surfaces to serve as headlights. The name for the Ankonian comes from a bull famous for its black hair.
Italian police have crashed their most valuable patrol car, a $235,000 Lamborghini.
The front end of the Lamborghini was crushed in the accident, near Cremona, and the driver and a passenger were injured, although not seriously.
Reports say the car swerved to avoid another vehicle which crossed into its path, ploughing into two stationary cars. It was damaged beyond repair.
On October 23 Italian supercar maker Lamborghini announced the official opening of their franchise in Sao Paulo, its first store in South America.
The store will be located on posh Avenida Europa. Sao Paulo was chosen due to its status as one of the most modern and luxurious cities in South America.
This marks only the second Latin American store for “The Raging Bull,” which operates a shop in Mexico.
TAG Heuer has announced the release of a new phone, dubbed TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini.
The phone is crafted from titanium and crystals with a top coat of stainless steel.
Lamborghini has produced a range of limited edition gift-boxed candles and ceramic baubles, inspired by its Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni.
The color scheme for the gifts includes Blue Caelum and White Monocerus which are two of the eight colors the limited edition Gallardo is available in.
The Lamborghini 2009 Christmas gifts collection also includes 2010 wall and desk calendars, winter clothing and T-shirts.
Check out the brand new film for Lamborghini ReventÃ³n that the agency Philipp und Keuntje did for the IAA Frankfurt.
â€œThe ReventÃ³n is the most extreme car in the history of the brand,â€ said Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
Only 20 units of the Lamborghini Reventon Roadster will be created, with each one costing just under $1.6m. It should go on sale in October.
The Reventon Roadster, the drop-top version of a Lamborghini legend, has made its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show which began on Tuesday.
For those of you not in the know about the fight jet-inspired Reventon, it was launched by Lamborghini back in 2008.
With only 21 units (20 production/1 prototype) produced, the Reventon has become one of the most coveted supercars out there.
Italian bedding manufacturer Magniflex will exhibit a Lamborghini bed at the
Las Vegas Furniture Market, being held Sept. 14 to 19.
The bed carries the logo and color scheme of Canino Lamborghini and it comes with a complementary mattress accentuated with the same theme.
The Lamborghini mattress in queen size is priced at $1,999.
The Italian dream-carmaker, Lamborghini, will reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show the long rumored Lamborghini Reventon Roadster.
As the coupe model the car redefines style and elegance with alcantara upholstery, carbon fiber trim and body panels and aggressive 18-inch wheels.
There’s nothing official, but the topless Reventon will probably be powered by a 6.5-liter V12 engine with 650 HP (478 kW) and 660 Nm (487 lb-ft) of torque.