Enlisting the help of Hollywood pseudo-rock style icon, Christian Audigier (creator of the Ed Hardy, Christian Audigier, and Smet upscale clothing lines), Edo Competition has unveiled the Limited Edition Edo LP710, which is based on but significantly more of an attention whore than the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640. Wearing Audigier’s distinctive “hardcore glam” insignia, both the interior and exterior of the Edo LP710 have been given the David-Bowie-circa-Ziggy-Stardust treatment, replete with glittering depictions of skulls, daggers, and guitars. Under the hood Edo upgraded the Murcielago LP640’s powertrain from the Lambo’s standard output to 710-horsepower and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque, allowing the Edo LP 710 to make the dash from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.2 seconds, and 0-200 km/h (0-124 mph) in a flat 10. Maxing out at a top speed of 360+ km/h (224+ mph), if you can manage to get past the glaring design flaws, the Edo LP710 is one downright powerful steed (er, stud?).
Fortunately, the Christian Audigier Limited Edition Edo LP 710 will be an extremely exclusive vehicle, with production limited to a mere 5 units tentatively priced at €495,000 ($690,000) per model. Hopefully, the LP 710’s scant supply coupled with its tastefully understated design will it a must-have within Dubai’s famously extravagant (to put it mildly) luxury car market, thereby insuring we here on American soil will only have to suffer stock egotism (sorry, our 12-year-old rattle trap with 225k miles on the odometer wouldn’t start this morning, so we’re feeling a little bitter).