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Homemade Lamborghini replica draws admiring glances from Chinese drivers

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People look at a homemade replica of a Lamborghini Reventon as they drive past it in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China on August 30, 2012.

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A friend of Wang Jian sits in Wang's homemade Lamborghini replica on August 31, 2012.

Wang Jian, a Chinese farmer who worked at a garage for more than a decade, built himself a replica of a Lamborghini Reventon using parts from a second-hand Nissan and a Santana, Reuters reports.

The self-made roadster cost Wang around 60,000 RMB ($9,450) and can reach a maximum speed of 160mph, according to local media reports.

With a list price of $1.6 million, the Lamborghini Reventon was named one of the world's most expensive cars by Supercars.org.

A man in China says his homemade replica of a Lamborghini 2007 Reventon that cost under $10,000 to build, "Drives like a dream." NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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Wang's car stands out in regular traffic.

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