PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The cocktail party at Philadelphia area’s most exclusive car dealership served champagne and a lavish food spread.READ MORE: Family Holds Balloon Release For 'Gentle Soul' 17-Year-Old Nasir Muhammad, Gunned Down In Front Of Mom's Home
But the star of the show was the new Lamborghini Aventador Coupe Miura sitting in the center of the room liked a parked sci-fi star fighter in a blanching shading of Verde Scandal – green scandal.READ MORE: More Than 800 Baby Turtles Safe In Stockton University's Care Thanks To Quick Thinking, Little Innovation
The model is an homage to the 50th anniversary 1966 Lamborghini Miura that pioneered the classic mid-engine performance format that still dominates supercars today.
The car is a masterwork of sex appeal and exquisite handcrafted opulence, with a 6.5 liter, 48 valve V12 engine pumping out 700 horsepower of raging bull muscle. This seething plant propels the Miura from 0-60 in under 2.9 seconds with a top speed of 217 miles per hour.MORE NEWS: 'Mom-And-Pop Bakeries Are Dying': Homemade Goodies By Roz May Have To Close Due To Worker Shortage
Even the ability to buy this Aventador is very competitive, and not just because of a sticker price of $519,095. With just 50 of these special editions built, each one is custom designed for the buyer with a choice of 18 iconic colors and a selection of bespoke treatments for the vintage inspired interior. Even the upholstery design pays tribute the classic mid-60s Miura.