Here's A Lamborghini With A Twin-Twelve Engine—But It Doesn't Have Wheels

January 15, 2014

carsort.com, News

The Riva Aquarama Lamborghini transfers the 700 horsepower from two 4.0-liter V12 engines out of a Lamborghini 350 GT into propellers that can accelerate the boat up to 48 knots, or 88 kph. This machine has more than muscle behind it, but several decades of history. The hull alone was 278th of 769 made between 1962 and 1996, and the Riva was commissioned by Ferruccia Lamborghini himself. According to an article in autoblog,

Following his death in 1993, the one-of-a-kind Riva Aquarama Lamborghini disappeared into obscurity, hidden away from the world under a tarp until a Dutch collector tracked it down and had it restored by Sandro Zani and his team at Riva World. The project took three years to complete, including the restoration of the wooden hull with 25 coats of lacquer applied.

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