Just to grab more attention a Saudi Arabian artist started hand-painting his $500,000 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ on the streets of Monaco


Monaco is the undisputed supercar capital of the world. It’s the only place on earth where a flashy Lamborghini will simply fail to turn heads and attract attention, even if it’s a flagship model finished in a bespoke paint by Lamborghini’s Ad Personam program. But the whole idea of driving a supercar in Monaco is to make tourists reach for their cameras. A Saudi Arabian national decided to do something really whacky to turn his Lamborghini into an attention magnet. He made his $500,000 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ stand out from the rest by hand-painting lines and geometrical figures on it!

The Aventador SVJ owner is a famous artist from Saudi Arabia named Abdullah Qandeel and he parked the hand-painted supercar in front of the Hotel de Paris in Monaco. A video on a car spotting YouTube channel shows people gathering around Lambo to check out its wild hand-painted look. And it’s not just the bodywork but also the beautiful interior of the SVJ that got the brush-painting treatment by the artist. Everything including the dashboard panel, center console, steering wheel, door cards, and even the armrest has figures painted on them.

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To make things even more interesting, Qandeel even gave a live session of hand-painting his Lamborghini with a brush in front of the hotel in Monaco with at least another person joining in to help the artist. Exotic cars hand-painted by famous artists are nothing new. BMW Art Cars like the Alexander Calder-designed 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL is very famous and often travel the world for different exhibitions. But do you think this hand-painted Aventador SVJ is worthy of being deemed as a piece of art? Tell us your views.

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