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 |  Dec 27 2010, 2:19 PM

The 2008 Lamborghini Reventon is a very rare car. Only 20 were ever produced, so finding one for sale is not the easiest thing in the world. Finding one that has no mileage is even harder, but we have.

With performance specs like 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds and a top speed of 211 mph, it is hard to imagine anyone not be tempted to take this 650-hp, Murcielago-derived supercar on a drive and play with its fighter jet inspired instrumentation. However, an owner in Dubai, U.A.E. has done just that. He mustn’t have been crazy about his new car – or maybe he was just crazy, because his unused Reventon is listed on sale at a used exotic car dealership.

After speaking with a representative for the dealer (yes we make long-distance calls to serve you better), we found out that the car still has just delivery mileage on it and the car can be yours if you have a spare $1.5-million at your disposal.

While most of us won’t be able to own a Reventon, follow the link to see more pics and details to help you daydream better.

[Source: Alain Class]

 |  May 18 2010, 10:28 AM


Finding the right car online that’s fits in your budget just got a whole lot easier, thanks to a new website called Autopitch.

No longer will you have to scroll though pages upon pages of results to find one or two cars that kinda match your search parameters. This site puts you, the buyer, in charge. Buyers tell sellers what it is they’re looking for and how much they are will to pay for the vehicle. Basically, it takes haggling out of the equation so you can get to what you’re looking for that much quicker.

According to Autopitch founder Brad Chase, it saves the buyer time and creates ideal conditions for true market value. And all buyers have to do is drop in all the info about their desired car and wait to hear back from sellers – ideally, you’ll get a few different dealers fighting for your business, and all you have to do is pick the better deal. It’s good to be in demand! Chase expects buyers to get four or five pitches for an average vehicle, but hopes that number will double within a year. Dealers can find out about requests as soon as they happen with daily E-mail alerts and RSS feeds.

There are guidelines for sellers, so you’ll never have to worry about the old “bait and switch” trick. “The sellers have to commit to a price online before the consumer gets to the dealership,” he said. “If a dealership tries to change the terms of the deal when the buyer arrives to pick up the car, we will refund the deposit and permanently remove the dealer from the site for violating that agreement.”

A $50 deposit is required to ensure that only serious and qualified buyers used the site, and is fully refunded when the purchase is completed or if a suitable car can’t be found.

[Source: Wired]