Nostalgia Classic Cars is thrilled to showcase the 1988 Lamborghini LM002. Premiering in 1986 at the Brussels Auto Show, this off road Lamborghini became known as the, “Rambo Lambo.” Known for their high performance sport cars, no one expected Lamborghini to come out with an off road vehicle. During the time, the market for such a powerful off roader was not thriving, and the vehicles had to be purchased by order.
The prototype for this vehicle was due to Lamborghini wanting to expand into the military vehicle market, as well as the oil exploration, and production industry. The prototype for this vehicle was codenamed, the “cheetah,” and was built in 1977. Originally powered by a Chryslet V8 engine, LM002 engineers realized that they needed a more powerful engine to power this monster Lamborghini, and replaced it with the V12 engine out of a Lamborghini Countach.
One could say that this vehicle built a road for future off road 4x4’s, and for Lamborghini fans, and car enthusiasts alike, this is truly one of the rarest automobile finds possible, with only 301 units ever produced during its production lifespan from 1986, to 1993. This Rambo Lambo is in perfect condition, and with 25,621 km on it.
Ordered by the likes of many influential people, and celebrities, such as Muammar Gaddafi, Mike Tyson, Sylvester Stallone, and Pablo Escobar to name a handful, this is truly a rare and unique vehicle that is sure to catch eyes wherever it may be seen.