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The terms "exotic" and "SUV" seldom go together. With few exceptions, the closest you might get is the Porsche Cayenne, or in reference to the rig you use to tow your supercar from track to concours. One notable exception is the Lamborghini LM002. Nicknamed the "Rambo Lambo", it bridged the gap between the company's tractor and supercar divisions in a military truck that makes the HUMMER look like a Tonka. It was powered by the V12 out of the Countach, and only 300 were said to have been built. With those limited numbers, they don't change hands all that often, but one shining example has just come rumbling onto eBay Motors.

Serial Number ZA9LU45A2JLA12069, in red over tan, is advertised as just having undergone a major servicing where many components were repaired, replaced and upgraded, including newly refinished cylinder heads, gaskets, brakes, suspension, new tires all around (road rubber to replace the off-road Pirelli Scorpions), new interior carpets, reconditioned leather interior, front and rear brush guards, side rails, transfer case, relocated fuel tank, new sound system with overhead speakers and new exhaust system.

With a Buy-It-Now price just shy of $100k, at the time of writing the bids were up to $61,300. That may seem like a huge chunk of change for one of the ugliest, worst-handling, worst-riding, gas-guzzling trucks ever to chew up the road, but you go and try to find something with more road presence.

[Source: eBay via GermanCarScene]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      It's not as ugly as you might think. If you've seen one in the flesh, you realize there are a lot of subtle curves, and it is not nearly as boxy as you think. I wouldn't call it beautiful, but it's not boxy, either, and I can find something to appreciate in it.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Too bad it never saw real combat use. The LM002 was an off-roader, but a modified army-issue model would have been cool to see by NATO detachments on peacekeeping duties. Replace the petrol V-12 with a diesel V-10 and you can actually have range.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I wonder if this is like the one that raced in the Dakar a few years ago. That one used plywood in the body.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I remember seeing one of these new in the Voss Dodge Lamborghini showroom in Dayton, OH. The Countach was the real reason I went to look, but the SUV was pretty-cool too. Could go 150 miles full speed on a flat tire.
      • 7 Years Ago
      More desireable than one?

      There use to be on one Wolfe road (in Sunnyvale) every day when I drove by. It was white. What a POS. No one ever bothered to steal it out of the driveway.

      Then again, on the other side of the street there was usually a hemi-Cuda parked ON THE STREET.

      Crazy.
      RoadRunnerSTi
      • 7 Years Ago
      The guy who got his hummer trashed by a bunch of tree-hugging hippie fags should pick this up and park it outside...

      It would be a great way to stick it to those environmental hypocritical losers...

      15mpg crew!!!!
        • 7 Years Ago
        @RoadRunnerSTi
        1993 4.3 Vortec GMC Jimmy SLT

        15mpg club REPRESENT!
      • 7 Years Ago
      The first time I ever went for a drive down Sunset Blvd in LA, one of these cruised by. I remember first hearing a deep growling engine noise. Looking around and not seeing any sports cars in the vicinity, I eventually settled on the odd looking SUV up ahead. Imagine my shock when I got close enough to read the badge and found out it was a Lambo! Maybe not the most efficient car, but boy will it get people's attention.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I believe this belonged to Michael Strahan. I went to highschool down the road from his old house and he had a red one like this. Being that there are only 300 or so, there can't be too many red ones running around in Jersey.