$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.

Underground Racing Twin Turbo Gallardo Superleggera goes 250 MPH at The Texas Mile

4 05 2010

Underground Racing has exceeded 250 mph in a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera outfitted with their extraordinary 1500 BHP.

The event occurred at The Texas Mile, where Richard Holt drove his Gallardo Superleggera to a top speed of 250.1 mph. Crazy enough, considering the Superleggera has a top speed of 202 mph.

What do you think? Be sure to comment in the comment box what you think! Stay tuned for more Lamborghini news, pics, and videos.

-LaMbO v12

Lamborghini Gallardo 570-4 Superleggera Officially Released

4 03 2010

Lamborghini Gallardo 570-4 Superleggera live in Geneva 02/03/2010

Details and pictures of the new Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera have been released. The superlight Gallardo has made great use of carbon fiber to gice even more weight than the LP560 on which it is based from. 154 lbs has been taken from the normal car, making the LP 570-4 Superleggera Lamborghini’s lightest car.

Power is sourced from a 5.2-litre V10 with an aluminium crankcase and dry sump lubrication. It makes 562 hp at 8,000rpm. Maximum torque is 398 ft-lbsat 6,500rpm. Lamborghini is putting the 6-speed e-gear as standard but can offer customers a no-cost manual as an option to some. The sprint times are 0-60 MPH in 3.4 seconds and 124 mph in 10.2 seconds. Top velocity (speed) is 202 mph.

The body is made from aluminium while parts like the exterior mirror casings, the sills, rear spoiler and diffuser are carbon fibre. The windscreen and side windows are constructed out of polycarbonate. Lambo remodelled the front bumper for increased air flow. As indicated by the number 4 in its name, the LP 570-4 Superleggera has permanent AWD and a 45% limited slip differential on the rear.

Carbon fibre is also used extensively in the interior, with items such as the center cover, the door panels and the gearlever surround all being made from the material. Alcantara is also pasted around the cabin and on the sports seats.

Customers won’t just enjoy the extreme performance but some luxury gadgets as well, including air conditioning, a rear view camera, electric powered windows and a satellite navigation system.

What do you think? Comment what you think. Stay tuned for more Lamborghini news, pics, and videos.


Lamborghini Picture of the Day (1/3/10)

3 01 2010

Today’s pic…

Lamborghini Gallardo. This is the 2008 orange Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera. The Superleggera is based on the Gallardo as you can see, with more HP and other improved things Vs the original Gallardo. Only 172 were produced, with 10 in white, 34 in grey, 37 in black, 45 in yellow and 46 in orange within  June 2007-March 2008. Comment what you think! Stay tuned for more Lamborghini car news, pics, and videos!