The New Lamborghini Reventon Uncompromising . . . a true automotive superlative. Thats how Stephan Winkelman, president and CEO of Lamborghini describes his companys latest product. And it needs to be: With a price of nearly $1.4 million U.S. plus tax its more than four times the price of the ordinary Murcielago that its based on. It will be exclusive, too just 20 of these exceptional cars will be produced, and all will be sold during 2008. Everything about this car is more extreme than the Murcielago and every carbon fiber panel is new. Sharper edges; large, angled, forward-facing air intakes; deeply faired-in rear light clusters; a hood with open ventilation slots; asymmetrical body side air vents...seen side by side with the super-aggressive Reventón, the Murcielago looks almost tame. Reventón will be offered in only one, exclusive color: an opaque green-grey, also called Reventón. Its a metallic paint with an unusual matte finish in contrast to the high shine finish common to most vehicles. The matching wheels have carbon rims screwed to aluminum spokes. The Murcielagos 6.5-liter 12-cylinder engine has been upgraded to 650 horsepower and 487 lb-ft of torque for the Reventón, with an 8000 rpm redline. A specially contoured near flat floor provides superior aerodynamics, giving the car a 0-100 kph (0-62 mph) performance of 3.4 seconds. A robotized gearbox transmits the power to all four wheels. Inside, the fighter-jet theme is carried through. The Alcantara, carbon, aluminum and leather interior has a no-nonsense air of functional luxury, but the pièce de résistance is the LCD instrument panel, which presents drivers with two modes (selectable at the flick of a switch), either striking high-tech, multifunctional aircraft-style instruments, or more traditional (simulated) analogue dials. Both options display a 3-D g-meter, which measures both longitudinal (accelerative) and lateral (cornering) g forces. The one thing thats not fighter jet-inspired is the name. No, Lamborghini found an even more bloodthirsty source for their new cars badge: Reventón was the name of a bull that famously defeated and killed top bullfighter Felix Guzman in 1943. Its an impressive package, and a characteristically flamboyant way to fulfill Lamborghinis pledge to bring a new car to market every year.