A coffee table made from a shot-blasted 5.2-liter Lamborghini V10 engine


The raging bull wouldn’t look better from the inside than in this rendition of a perfect, auto-head’s coffee table. Back in 2003, the Lamborghini Gallardo was mounted with the V10 engine that later found its use in the Huracan and R8. It is originally an aluminum-alloy engine with 4 valves per cylinder, a 90-degree vee angle, a dry slump and 84.5 x 92.8 mm bore/stroke. This once-amazing piece of engineering today serves a very different purpose.

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Thanks to some shot-blasted treatment the Lamborghini V10 engine is now the center piece of every social gathering. How you may ask? The engine has been repurposed to serve as a table. The makers have gingerly powder-coated this one to look as ornamental as is allowed in a sleek domestic setting. Four sturdy legs that pretty appear to be a part of the ensemble, hold the engine table up. Perched atop the table is a 650 mm x 750 mm glass top that brags about being British Standard Certified.

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Some illumination would really set this thing up prettily and that’s just what you can expect from the included white LED lights that are powered by 3 AA batteries.

It’s available for purchase at Bonhams for £2,000 ($2,840) to £3,000 ($4,258).

[ Via : Bonhams ]