Bizarre ‘nude’ Lamborghini sold for $111,111

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Talk astir basic transportation.

A chaotic customized car inspired by a low-resolution representation of a Lamborghini Countach has been auctioned for $111,111.

The “Lo-Res Car” was designed by famed designer Rem Koolhaas arsenic a promotional conveyance for his footwear marque United Nude and represents the astir basal signifier of the iconic supercar.

The tandem two-seat conveyance features a clamshell assemblage fitted to an electrical chassis that’s not thoroughfare legal, but is afloat functional, though its apical velocity is conscionable 31 mph.

Four of the vehicles were built and utilized successful assorted media for the marque and others, including a diagnostic relation successful the video for Rich The Kid’s “New Freezer” featuring Kendrick Lamar.

This peculiar illustration was owned by the Peterson Automotive Museum and was auctioned connected the Bring A Trailer website to rise wealth for the museum’s postulation arsenic good arsenic the Energy Independence Now organization, which promotes the improvement of hydrogen-powered vehicles and the infrastructure needed for them.

The terms paid for the car was interesting, and not conscionable for it’s symmetry. Although it whitethorn conscionable beryllium a coincidence, the fig 111111 is binary codification for the fig 63, which corresponds with the motorboat of Lamborghini’s archetypal accumulation car successful 1963.