traditionally supercars have been thought to be selfish rides, but the recently unveiled Lamborghini Egoista Concept Supercar takes that selfishness to a whole new height. in fact, even before you look into its cockpit, its name already says it all for egoista is Italian for ‘selfish’. looking further, it is indeed a self-centered ride with its single-seater configuration. created to mark the 50th anniversary of the raging bull marque, the Egoista is driven by a 5.2-liter V10 engine with 600 horses on the tap, but that’s not entirely the awesome part about the Egoista because as we all know a screaming powerful engine is a norm to the Italian brand. the vehicle is said to be inspired by the Apache helicopter and just the Apache’s ejecting cockpit, the Egoista features a removable carbon fiber and aluminum cockpit that keeps the driver safely cocooned within.

on the inside, it has an uncluttered futuristic cockpit complete with a lone bucket seat and four-point harness and a removable steering necessary for ingress and egress, and a heads-up display (HUD). and since it is of carbon fiber and aluminum construction, no-walk zones, just like those found on the airliners (near the flaps of the wings, if you haven’t had a clue), are playfully included to further reinforce its close association with the world of aeronautics. other key features include a dynamic aerodynamic body that adapts to the driving conditions, rear flaps that automatically deploys at high speeds for increased stability, a slew of air intakes to aid in cooling the beast’s heart, LED clearance lights in place of traditional headlamps and a myriad of lighting bits that make this vehicle looks almost UFO-like in the dark, and last but not least, the body and wheels are made from special antiradar materials, which is yet another hint of aviation inclination.

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looking at the Egoista’s fantasy-like features, it is safe to say that you won’t be seeing this desirable ride on the road anytime soon. but lucky for us, there is always more images for us to drool over, which you can find in the gallery below.

via SpeedHunters

Published by Mike chua

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