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In pictures: Stunning and rare Dh14.4m Lamborghini Veneno

April 22, 2013

A car enthusiast in the UAE has bought one of only four Lamborghini Veneno special-edition supercars that are being built by the Italian manufacturer to mark its 50th anniversary. ULI DECK / EPA
A car enthusiast in the UAE has bought one of only four Lamborghini Veneno special-edition supercars that are being built by the Italian manufacturer to mark its 50th anniversary. ULI DECK / EPA
One of the four cars is being retained by Lamborghini and will be displayed at its museum near Modena. The other three have all been sold at an eye-watering $3.9 million (Dh14.4m) each. ULI DECK / EPA
One of the four cars is being retained by Lamborghini and will be displayed at its museum near Modena. The other three have all been sold at an eye-watering $3.9 million (Dh14.4m) each. ULI DECK / EPA
Lamborghini distributor Al Jaziri Motors has confirmed that one has been bought by a customer in the UAE. The car costs almost ten times as much as the Aventador model it is based on. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP Photo
Lamborghini distributor Al Jaziri Motors has confirmed that one has been bought by a customer in the UAE. The car costs almost ten times as much as the Aventador model it is based on. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP Photo
The UAE owner wishes to remain anonymous - which might be difficult once the stunningly styled, 355kph Veneno hits the road. The other two buyers live in America. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP Photo
The UAE owner wishes to remain anonymous - which might be difficult once the stunningly styled, 355kph Veneno hits the road. The other two buyers live in America. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP Photo
"Al Jaziri Motors are proud distributors of the Lamborghini brand in the UAE, and we welcome this extreme and uncompromising Veneno to the region," said a spokeswoman. "We look forward to looking after this owner in true Lamborghini style." Fabrice Coffri???
'Al Jaziri Motors are proud distributors of the Lamborghini brand in the UAE, and we welcome this extreme and uncompromising Veneno to the region,' said a spokeswoman. 'We look forward to looking after this owner in true Lamborghini style.' Fabrice Coffri???

The Aventador, the model bought recently by Dubai Police, costs Dh1.5m. Fabrice Cofrinni / AFP Photo
The Aventador, the model bought recently by Dubai Police, costs Dh1.5m. Fabrice Cofrinni / AFP Photo
The Veneno was unveiled last month at the Geneva Motor Show. Like most Lamborghinis its name comes from the world of bullfighting. Veneno was the name of a bull that gored a matador to death in 1914. Valentin Flauraud / Bloomberg
The Veneno was unveiled last month at the Geneva Motor Show. Like most Lamborghinis its name comes from the world of bullfighting. Veneno was the name of a bull that gored a matador to death in 1914. Valentin Flauraud / Bloomberg