Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?

Lamborghini only built a handful of its Murciélago-based halo supercars in 2008, the Reventóns. Actually, just 21 to be exact. So acquiring one of your own is about nigh impossible. That is, unless you're crafty. Back in 2010, a man in Ukraine took a fairly pedestrian 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse and turned it into a convincing Reventón replica, using nothing but cuts of sheet metal, his own imagination, and some first-rate fabrication skills.
Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?
We’re guessing it worked out to a bit less than the original Reventón’s asking price of $1.5 million. And although there’s something a bit odd about some of its lines and creases, the 2003 Mitsubishi Reventón is certainly better looking than most, if not all, of the homebuilt supercar replicas still kicking around. PHOTOS: The 2014 Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV is the Evo Lancer We're Dying For
Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?
Instead of a massive 6.5-liter V12 sitting mid-ship in this Lamborghini, the replica turns to either a 2.4-liter four-cylinder or a 3.0-liter V6 (we can’t really tell which one from the angle below). PHOTOS: Feast your eyes on the original 640HP Lamborghini Reventón
Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?
But from the outside no one needs to know that power goes straight to the front wheels rather to all four corners. Happily though, since it is an Eclipse, a heavy engine tune could extract quite a few more horses from the aging coupe. RELATED: Take a glance at photos of the hardcore Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Carbon
Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?
Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?
Remember When a Guy Turned a Mitsubishi into a Lamborghini?
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