Photo credit: Tom Wood ©2011 Courtesy of RM Auctions
The Lamborghini Athon is one supercar you probably never knew existed, and that’s because it’s a one-off concept designed by Bertone in 1980. Not just a shell, this vehicle has a functional 3.0 L DOHC V8 engine generating 260 hp at 7,500 rpm and 237 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
B is for Build wanted to prepare his Lamborghini Huracán for the off-road The Mint 400 race in Las Vegas. So, he transformed it into “The Jumpacan,” and it definitely looks like something from the Mad Max universe. To start, SE Motors has to complete a full 3-D scan of the body and design a new suspension as well as bracing kit fit for the build.
Manufactured between 1987-1992, the Ferrari F40 was the last model personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. During its production run, a total of 1,135 vehicles were manufactured, with just 213-units delivered to the United States. One ultra rare blue example just sold for a hefty $1.36-million USD.
The LEGO Technic Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” celebrated a milestone as being the company’s first model to take on the legendary Modena circuit in Italy. This was achieved by installing a brick version of the supercar on a real Ferrari 488 GTE, driven by Giancarlo Fisichella, Ferrari Competizioni GT’s official driver.
Serial numbered 00004, this 2004 Ford GT pre-production unit, called Confirmation Prototype 1 (CP-1), was used exclusively by the automaker for emissions testing and road certification purposes. Sporting a black finish with white side stripes, it’s powered by a supercharged 5.4-liter V8, mated to a six-speed manual transaxle.