A STUNNING Lamborghini 4×4 is going under the hammer – but not many people know it ever existed.
These days most luxury brands have a big SUV, but back in the late 1970s it was only Lamborghini that dared consider one.
In 1977 Lamborghini looked into building a posh 4×4 to sell to the US army called the LM001, but that plan never worked out.
Lambo carried on regardless, coming up with this, the LM002, which was sold as a luxury performance 4×4 to the public instead.
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Only 300 LM002s were ever made and this one is number 279.
It’s up for auction with RM Sotheby’s in Miami and is expected to fetch as much as $250,000.
Despite this 1991 car being more than 30 years old, it has only covered 5,549 miles.
The LM002 is fitted with a massive V12 engine with more than 400hp and has seating for four people in its leather-clad interior.
It was known as the ‘Rambo Lambo’ in its day after Sylvester Stallone reportedly had one for a time.
The advert reads: ‘While the car’s early history is unknown, the centre console retains a sticker representing the Japan Lamborghini Owner’s Club, indicating that it might have been owned by a Japanese enthusiast at some point.
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‘By early 2014, the LM002 was acquired by the consignor, a discerning collector based in Kuwait.
‘In 2014 the exhaust system was modified and the exterior was repainted in the car’s current shade of Rosso.’