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Superleggera Gallardo LP 570-4

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Superleggera Gallardo LP 570-4

Lamborghini appearance as a super sports car continues to attract many people. Showing latest model currently on display at the Geneva Motor Show to 80, the Superleggera Gallardo LP 570-4.

This model is shown with a green plus black combination. Picture, the car more aggressive but more friendly to the environment!

As for weight, lighter thanks to the use of special carbon fiber. As a result, this Superleggera weighs only 1340 when empty, 70 pounds lighter than its predecessor. With the same conditions, Lambo fanfare, the ratio between the weight: 2.35 kg/1PS. Great!

2.4 Seconds
Supersport is claimed capable of doing 0-100 sprint in 2.4 seconds kpj. Want higher, 0-200 kpj, only 10.2 seconds. If you have the guts to test the maximum speed, 325 kpj.

Compared to the previous version of Lambo, emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), fell to 20.5 percent. All that, because of changes in weight machines and a more lightweight.

V10 engine, 5204 cc 570 PS produce 9419 kW) @ 8000 rpm with a torque of 540 rpm Nm@6.500. This is obtained thanks to the technology “Iniezione diretta Stratificata” or direct injection. Gasoline is sprayed directly into the engine with 100 bar pressure and compression 12.5: 1.

Not forgetting to explain that the machine installed lengthwise or longitudinal posteriopre (extra long LP) fuel consumption more efficient, 7.4 kpl.

Fiber Carbonate
Lambo Superleggera also claim to be top models from around SupersPort made.
More aerodynamic exterior redesign thanks to the bumper, the shape of the trapezoid body, the sharp nose and a V-shaped and LED lights for daytime.

There are also improvements in the pit and as the home difuser four tip exhaust. Superleggera uses a small rear spoiler. However, options are also offered with a larger size.

Superleggera body using carbon fiber developed specifically by “Automobili Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory (ACSL) at the University of Washington, Seattle, United States. This material is also used for aeronautical and astronotik up to Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Car dimensions: length 4.39 m, 1.9 m wide and 1:17 m high, with glass side and rear of the polycarbonate. To show art techno Lambo, shown in closed machines using polikarobnat transparent.

E-gear transmission
Using the 6 speed manual transmission is called Lambo “automated e-gear”. Yes … teeth can be moved automatically or manually. For the manual, soft enough to pull a lever or paddle shifts mounted behind the wheel.

Provided two automatic modes. Model “Thrust” which allows direct bekerja@5.000 engine rpm without slipping on the wheels with motion system All-Wheel Drive (AWD).

Titanium bolts
All-black interior Superleggera, including joknya Alcantara leather. No less interesting is the 19-inch aluminum wheels are very light – down 13 pounds – was tied with titanium bolts.

For tires, used Pirelli P Zero Corsa Series is specially developed for the Gallardo, 235/35ZR19 front and 295/30ZR17 rear.

Superleggera is equipped with Electronically Stability Program (ESP). KALIPER front brakes with 8-piston and 4-piston rear with a diameter for 365 mm and 356 mm.

Also offered special options, the ceramic disc brakes with carbon fiber in front of the piston 7 with a diameter of 380 mm.

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Audi Unveils The R8 5.2 Litre V10 Quattro

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Audi has unveiled the R8 V10 5.2 FSI?Quattro?ahead of its official launch at?the Detroit Motor show in January 2009. The fastest production R8 gets the 5.2 Litre V10 from the Gallardo making in excess of 525 bhp and 390 lb-ft of torque. The number are enough to propel the latest and the greatest by Audi from 0 to 62 mph in under4 Seconds with a top speed of 196 mph, still shy of the magical 200 mph mark.

The new R8 V10 is the street going version of the R8 LMS GT3? which featured the same 5.2 Litre V10 engine. The transmissions options include the same 6-Speed R-tronic Automatic or the manual version.

The V10 version is differenciated by a new set of all-LED lights for the main and the low beam along with the daytime runnings lights and a new diffuser to to keep the rear planted. The scoops on the sides also buldge more outwards to draw in maximum air to cool the bigger engine while the rear now has larger dual-exhausts instead of the quad-exhaust of the normal V8 version.

The car will go on sale in Germany in the coming spring with a base price of EUR 142,400 and will officially debut at the Detroit Motor Show in January.

Jump over for the Press Release and Gallery Images.

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Lamborghini Gallardo Police Car

In December 2004, two Gallardos were donated by Lamborghini to the Italian police in honor of the force’s 152nd anniversary.

The Gallardo Police Cars are used by the traffic police (Polizia Stradale) during emergencies and alarm situations on the Salerno-Reggio Calabria highway, also under the powers of the special safety operative which is already being employed along that tract of highway and above all, for the transport of body organs destined for transplantation.

Yellow Gallardos have been “temporary” police cars for the Metropolitan Police in London, one in 2005 and one in 2006, for specific publicity events. The 2006 vehicle was seen at the start of the 2006 Gumball Rally. Both vehicles were lent by Lamborghini London and were fitted with yellow and blue Battenburg markings, police logos and a small blue lightbar.

Italian State Police Gallardo

British police Gallardo

Lamborghini Gallardo

The Lamborghini Gallardo (/?al?la?do/) (pronounced: guh-yar-doh) is a sports car built by Lamborghini. The Gallardo is Lamborghini’s most-produced model to date, with 5,000 built in the first three years of production. It is less expensive than Lamborghini’s larger, more powerful Murci?lago.

The car is named after a famous breed of fighting bull. The Spanish word gallardo (/?a??a??o/) translates into “gallant,” and from Italian into “striking”.

Overview
The Gallardo was designed as a competitor to the Ferrari 360, and now competes with its replacement, the Ferrari F430. The Gallardo has a rear-biased all-wheel drive system which differentiates it from its rear-wheel drive competitors. Lamborghini’s parent company Audi is renowned for its quattro 4WD system, however Lamborghini uses a system of its own.

Unlike the Countach, Diablo, and Murci?lago models, the Gallardo does not have scissor doors.

The Gallardo was designed by Luc Donckerwolke, who won the 2003 Red Dot Award for the design of both the 2003 Gallardo and 2002 Murci?lago.

At current U.S. prices, a 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo coupe costs USD $186,250 – $222,800, while a 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder costs USD $201,595 – $263,595.

As of March 2008, the Gallardo is the only model to use the Lamborghini V10 engine.

The Gallardo offers two choices of transmissions, a conventional (H-Box) six-speed manual transmission, and an advanced six-speed electro-hydraulically controlled ‘semi-automatic single-clutch sequential manual’, which Lamborghini abbreviates to “E-gear”. The “E-gear” allows the driver to make shifts much faster than a manual transmission would. The driver shifts up and down via paddles behind the steering wheel, and does not need to manually actuate the clutch.

The Audi R8 sports car, launched in early 2007, is based on the Gallardo platform, and uses a 4.2 litre V8 in place of the Gallardo’s V10 to avoid competing directly with the Gallardo.

For the 2008 model year, an onboard computer, iPod connectivity with USB, heated mirrors, Q-citura stitching that originally could only be found on the Nera model, and a beige soft-top on the Spyder, were added to the Gallardo.

Manufacturer
Lamborghini

Parent company
Audi AG

Production
2003?present
6,801 built (2003?2007)

Assembly
Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy

Predecessor
Lamborghini Jalpa

Class
Sports car

Body style(s)
2-door coup?
2-door spyder

Layout
Mid-engine, four-wheel drive

Engine(s)
5.0 L V10

Transmission(s)
6-speed manual
6-speed single clutch semi-automatic

Wheelbase
2560?mm (100.8?in)

Length
4300?mm (169.3?in)

Width
1900?mm (74.8?in)

Height
1165?mm (45.9?in)
1184?mm (46.6?in) (Spyder)

Curb weight
1569?kg (3459?lb)

Related
Audi R8

Designer
Luc Donckerwolke

Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
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