"Each stamp is a single digital object: its history and uniqueness are guaranteed by Blockchain technology. The stamp can be purchased, collected, or resold exactly like a paper stamp," Automobili Lamborghini said.
Automobili Lamborghini has just launched the Huracán EVO Rear Wheel Drive Spyder and is celebrating it with its first-ever digital stamp which could become a very valuable item.
The digital stamp is a venture with Bitstamps, an Italian blockchain collectible startup.
The Huracán EVO RWD Spyder was unveiled four days after Automobili Lamborghini reopened its automotive manufacturing plant in Sant’Agata Bolognese which had been shut down by the coronavirus pandemic.
The digital stamp is part of a themed series dedicated to the history of Automobili Lamborghini, which was started by Ferruccio Lamborghini, in 1963. Automobili Lamborghini is now owned by the German automotive manufacturing multinational Volkswagen AG through its subsidiary Audi.
The digital stamps will feature more than 20 of Lamborghini’s most iconic cars and is entitled The Automobili Lamborghini Collection.
The Huracán EVO RWD Spyder stamp is available by downloading the Bitstamps App, and will be issued in a limited and numbered edition of 20,000 pieces.
“Each stamp is a single digital object: its history and uniqueness are guaranteed by Blockchain technology. The stamp can be purchased, collected, or resold exactly like a paper stamp,” Automobili Lamborghini said in a statement.
“Within their collection album, Lamborghini fans will be able to admire their stamps, check the progress of their collection and the stamps not yet acquired, decide whether to give them as a gift by sending them with an e-card, or resell them on the Marketplace that will open in the next few months.”
The Huracan Evo RWD Spyder is a rear-wheel drive supercar powered by a 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine. It boasts 601 HP (610 PS / 449 kW) and 413 lb-ft (560 Nm) of torque that is channeled to the wheels via the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Tipping the scales at 3,326 pounds (1,509 kg) dry, it takes 3.5 seconds for the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint, 9.6 seconds to hit 124 mph (200 km/h) and its top speed is 201 mph (324 km/h).
Pricing starts at $229,428 in the US and €175,838 in Europe, excluding taxes. The first Huracan Evo RWD Spyder buyers will take delivery of their droptop supercar in the Northern Hemisphere summer.
The Bitstamps App can be downloaded at Google Play Store, Apple App Store and at Bitstamps app.