Lamborghini was finishing the run of the well-loved supercar Aventador, but it didn’t go as planned. The last 15 Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae cars were headed to new adventures in Felicity Ice The ship caught fire and sank in the Atlantic Ocean in February.
15 Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae supercars skidded on Felicity Ice
According to Automotive News, Automobili Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann has tallied the last 15 Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae cars on board the ill-fated ship. US-based customers were expecting delivery of the now-out-of-production Aventadors when the ship had problems with the voyage.
In case you missed the story, the Felicity Ice The ship caught fire during the voyage and could not be saved. After it caught fire, the boat eventually sank after destroying everything on board. Winkelmann confirmed that the automaker was scrambling to replace the handmade Aventadors that sank aboard the ship.
“This was the version that shut down the production of the Aventador, and there were 15 people on board.”
The luxury carmaker previously revealed that 85 Lamborghini cars were on board the ship, but details are unknown. A large number of the vehicles on board were Lamborghini Urus SUVs, while the rest appears to be the last fun of the Aventador Ultimae supercars.
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Winkelmann said the people at Lamborghini were able to quickly get together to decide to replace the sunken supercars. There will be no additional cost for those who order vehicles besides the time they wait. Since the Aventador Ultimae race only ended a short time ago, the factory will be able to quickly remake the supercar.
The Felicity Ice On board were more than 4,000 cars, most of which were luxury cars of the Volkswagen Group brand. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but an official investigation is underway. Right now, automakers are working to replace lost vehicles rather than focusing on what’s lost.
Unfortunately for the supercar maker, the Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae is hand-assembled at the brand’s Sant’Agata Bolognese factory. Furthermore, this was the last gas-powered Lamborghini V12 engine project. A successor to the Aventador is supposed to be announced sometime soon if this situation doesn’t prolong this announcement.
Bentley and Audi also lost a lot of luxury cars on board
Among the cars of the Volkswagen brand, 189 Bentleys fell with the ship. It was already bought by people and on the way to new homes in America. Bentley Motors CEO Adrian Hallmark said the brand has already developed a way to replace all lost luxury cars within the next six months.
“We’ve already found a solution for 100 people that we can quickly redirect, and we’ll catch up with the others in six months,” he told Automotive News. He also said that Bentley was doing some “smart things” with dealers to make sure all of its customers were happy, despite the long wait. Markus Dussmann of the Audi brand confirmed that 1,800 Audis did not make the trip. They will be replaced, but Duesmann said the brand is already working on those replacements.
Volkswagen, Bentley and Audi lost about $401 million in cars when Felicity shred went down. Lamborghini Aventadors cost at least $7,500,000 – even though they were only 15. Stay tuned for the replacement Aventador – which was discovered and around this week.
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