Hamann Murcielago LP640 HSE Edition Spotted in Dubai [Video]

26 09 2011

Hamann’s brand new Murcielago boasts brand new visual and aerodynamic enhancements. The package brings 20-inch black rims, a front spoiler and a rear wing available in Carbon-Kevlar or fiberglass, a two-part rear diffuser with additional air hoses for the extendable side air intakes, side sills and a central running air box on the roof that reminds us of the Lamborghini Diablo GT-R.

All these enhancements have been painted orange orange to contrast with the black bodywork of the car, clearly a great ride to both look upon and drive.

 





$400,000 Lamborghini Gallardo Blows Up (9.25.11)

25 09 2011

Blown Up Lamborghini Gallardo

The Lamborghini Gallardo shown burst into flames near Bukit Damansara, Indonesia at 11:50am 9.23.11.

The owner, who remains unnamed managed to escape without any problems. As for the Lamborghini, it was not as lucky. The mint condition Gallardo blew up, leaving it in very downside condition. It’s value, of course, is worth over $400,000, not something great to lose.

The owner told he was warming up near Jalan Beringin when he noticed clouds of smoke coming out from the bonnet of the car.

“I was driving up a slope at Jalan Beringin when I noticed smoke coming out from the engine bay.

“I stopped the car and got off and then it suddenly burst into flames,” the owner said, adding that he has had possession of the super car for three years and was extremely heartbroken to see it go in flames. The owner believed a fuel leak could have caused the wreck.

Source: AsiaOne





Lamborghini Releases 2012 Lineup Price (9.24.11)

24 09 2011

Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante

Lamborghini recently released the prices for the brand new 2012 line up.

Starting off in 2012 is the brand new Lamborghini Gallardo Valentino Balboni, which offers a 5.2-liter V-10 throwing its 550 horsepower to the rear wheels. Pricing starts at $193,895, with the the $2,995 destination charge and a $3,000 gas-guzzler tax (insert pun here) for the six-speed manual. As for the optional E-Gear paddle-shifted transmission, the price jumps to $202,995, quite a change.

Next up is the Lamborghini Gallardo Tricolore, a limited edition of the rear-drive Gallardo with no available manual transmission (more information on the Lamborghini here). Pricing begins at $196,995, with the $2,995 destination charge and the $2,100 gas guzzler tax. Both the Valentino Balboni and Bicolore Edition Gallardo’s are special order only, hence I said limited edition.

The all-wheel-drive Lamborghini is the classic Gallardo LP-560 Coupe, which has the 5.2-liter V-10 engine’s output to a good 560 horsepower. The the six-speed manual, and this version will cost you $207,995, including destination charge and gas guzzler tax. If you want the E-Gear option, the price starts at $217,095, a $10,000 jump.

If you want your Gallardo topless, the LP 560-, which uses the same drivetrain as the LP 560-4 Coupe, starts from $231,395 with the six-speed manual transmission. As for the E-Gear transmission, and the price rises to $240,495, inclusive of destination and gas guzzler tax.

If a less interesting Gallardo is more to your liking, the 570 horsepower Gallardo LP570 Superleggera starts at a nifty $243,595 with the manual transmission, destination charge and gas guzzler tax. As for the E-Gear paddle-shifted version will cost you $242,695, inclusive, which is $900 less than the manual gearbox.

The Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante is a topless version of the Gallardo Superleggera, and it’s priced from $254,695 for the manual transmission, or $253,095 for the E-Gear transmission.

Finally, we can’t forget the only one version of the 700 horsepower, all-wheel-drive, seven-speed E-Gear equipped Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4. The price although, including destination charge and gas guzzler tax, is $393,695, not such a bad price for the car.





Lamborghini Aventador Hits United Arab Emirates (9/22/11)

22 09 2011

Lamborghini’s brand new Aventador has finally landed in United Arab Emirates. The Aventador is finished in Bianco Isis (white) exterior and belongs to His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammedy bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He is the son Sheikh Mohammed, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, absolute monarch of Dubai, and not to mention his sons owns an Aventador.

The Aventador also features a single-digit number plate, supposedly an ultra-rare in Dubai.

Source: Teamspeed





Dark Knight Rises Featuring Lamborghini Aventador LP-700 (9.20.11)

20 09 2011

The new Dark Knight Rises movie has been filming which means one thing: a new Lamborghini. Yes, you can easily guess what model we might betalking about. Not a Reventon, nor a Murcielago, the brand Lamborghini Aventador gives Batman 700 horses in order to catch the villains of Gotham city. The filming crew was caught filming in downtown Los Angeles.

About 0:11 seconds into the clip he becomes called out to stop taking “pictures” of the car.





Lamborghini Aventador Miniature Model Debut (9.18.11)

18 09 2011

Today’s picture…

Lamborghini Aventador Miniature Model

The brand new Lamborghini Aventador miniature  features a busting >1 horsepower. The model has a starting price of $4.83 million, approximately 12 times more than the price of the classic Aventador.

The model itself is made ​​of gold, carbon fiber, platinum, bulletproof glass (why bulletproof?) and precious gems. A 1/1000mm thin thread of solid gold is wrapped around the carbon fibres that form the body of the car, nothing to mess with.

“This is a high-tech work of art,” Gulpen said. “I wanted to do something unique, something that has not existed until now.”

The materials used for building this model cost $2 million and Mr. Gulpen worked around 500 hours to complete it.

Mr. Gulpen will be auctioning it in Southeby’s or Chrystie’s in December, in the case you want it NOW, you can buy it for set price of $6.2 million.

The model will be put on sale in auctions organized by Sotherby’s or Chrystie’s in New York or Dubai with a starting price of $4.83 million. Gladly, a minimum of $690,000 will be donated to charity.





Modified Lamborghini Aventador (8.18.11)

18 08 2011

Today’s picture…

Lamborghini Aventador Prototype

This isn’t any other Aventador. Shown, is the super *secret* Lamborghini Aventador prototype. Apart from the classic Aventador, this model has special wheels, which some sources say is the next step into making it into a Veyron replacement. We’ll be getting coverage on this model once more specs have been released.

-LamboFan