After launching Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia specific cars, Lamborghini’s 50th year celebrations have now reached India, with the launch of an “India Limited Edition” of the Gallardo LP 550-2.
The Gallardo ‘India Serie Speciale’, as seen on a plate near the driver’s side quarter glass, is mechanically identical to the LP550-2. Powered by a 5.2-litre V10 engine producing 550 hp and 540 Nm of torque, the Gallardo India edition will go from 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 320 kmph. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox sending power only to the rear wheels, [...]
Facebook user and minor YouTube celebrity, Marchettino was the lucky one who spotted the successor to the Lamborghini Gallardo running out and about on public streets and was kind enough to click a few pictures of the menacing machine. It is rumoured that Lamborghini is all set to show a concept car at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show this September, which will replace the baby Lambo in late 2014. Word also has it, that the new Lamborghini will be called the Cabrera.
The vehicle in these photos looks to have abandoned some of the Gallardo’s angular features [...]
According to reports, Lamborghini is set to put a cap on its 50th anniversary celebrations with the unveil of one last concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, which will closely preview the upcoming Gallardo replacement. The production version of the new two-seater, is set to go on sale in the UK during the second half of next year and will follow its predecessor in sharing key components, including a lightweight carbonfibre and aluminium spaceframe structure, with the replacement for the current Audi R8, due in 2015.
Rumours suggest that the Gallardo replacement will be called the Cabrera. In keeping with Lamborghini tradition, it [...]
Lamborghini is 50 years old this year, and is launching a couple of new models as part of the birthday celebrations. Aside from the radically designed Veneno, new versions of the Gallardo and the Aventador are on their way. Both will also be on display at the ongoing Shanghai Motor Show.
The Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario, squeezes about 20 extra bhp from the 6.2-litre V12 engine of the base Aventador courtesy of different engine tuning. Apart from this, aggressive aerodynamic changes can be seen with an extended front splitter and a much larger rear diffuser (2009 Murcielago SV, anyone?). Lamborghini claims these [...]
Back in the 50s, there lived a man in Italy, who had a very successful tractor business. His name was Ferruccio Lamborghini, and like any other wealthy Italian industrialist, he had a penchant for fast, expensive cars. The proud owner of a vast and stunning collection including a Mercedes Benz 300 SL and a Jaguar E-Type, he decided to gift himself the legendary Ferrari 250 GT. He liked it a lot but was also disappointed with the lack of refinement. Repeated trips to Maranello for maintenance added to his annoyance. Legend has it, that he was so frustrated with the gearbox in his 250 GT that he went to visit Enzo Ferrari personally to discuss the matter. [...]