Lamborghini Egoista Concept Goes on Display in Italy

Car requires a fighter-jet sequence of movements to get in and out.

The Lamborghini Egoista concept car, which the company gaveitself as a birthday present during its 50th anniversary celebrations lastyear, has just arrived back in Italy after a short world tour. It will bebriefly displayed at the company’s headquarters showroom before going onpermanent display in the Sant’Agata Bolognese Lamborghini museum. The car’sname literally translates to “selfish”, which makes a lot of sense considering itsone-seater formation.

The Egoista was designed with fighter-jet inspiration, whichcontributed to its cockpit design and its stealthy, radar-resistant paint. Itis equipped with a Gallardo-sourced 5.2-liter V10 engine, tuned to deliver 592horsepower. Entering and exiting the vehicle requires the selfish driver to “removethe steering wheel and leave it on the dashboard, open the dome by actuating anelectronic control and climb out of the cockpit with a specific series ofmovements, as required in fighter jet aircraft", the company says.

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