Someone Tricked Out Their Pontiac To Look Like A Lamborghini And It Looks Awful

Why would you make a perfectly good Pontiac GTO look like a $400,000 Lamborghini? We may never know, but you can buy one in Alabama right now.

Someone Tricked Out Their Pontiac To Look Like A Lamborghini And It Looks Awful

Someone decided to turn their 2004 Pontiac GTO into a Lamborghini Aventador and the results are somewhat mixed.

A Lamborghini Aventador costs around $400,000. That’s a price that’s just plain out of reach for 98% of the population. It’s a car that costs more than a house in certain parts of the country and gets even worse fuel economy.

But there’s no denying that the Aventador is a stunningly beautiful car. So much so that people who can’t afford the real deal are turning to a cheaper option in order to get behind the wheel of a Lambo.

In this case, the solution was to turn a much cheaper vehicle into the Aventador with a bit of fiberglass and some elbow grease.

The 2004 Pontiac GTO began life with an MSRP of roughly $32,000, so it’s a far more affordable vehicle to convert into an Italian supercar. Although the GTO’s 5.7-L V8 is a far cry from the Aventador’s 6.5-L V12, it still produces a respectable 350 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, so it might be possible to fool some of the more vehicularly ignorant friends and family the owner might have.

via Craigslist

Besides the engine, everything else about this Aventador “replica” is Pontiac-sourced, including the 6-speed automatic transmission, all mechanical components, and all of its electrical bits. The interior has also been done up to sort of look like what you’d find in a Lamborghini, with a wide sloping center console made out of carbon fiber with large buttons and a big touchscreen, but the dash, wheel, and seats are distinctly GTO and sort of run the whole effect.


Strangely, there’s a “dummy engine” mounted where the Aventador’s should be. We’re not given a look at the fake engine, but it seems like an odd length to go to in order to convince people you’re driving a Lamborghini.

via Craigslist

On the other hand, with both a real and fake engine in the car, this GTO has a very Lamborghini-like lack of storage capacity.

You can pick up this fantastic piece by visiting Huntsville, Alabama and forking over $22,500 of your hard-earned dollars. Or you could call them up and ask for a discount. Judging by the gaps in the body panels that are clearly visible in the photos, you might even get it.

(Source: Jalopnik)


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