Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Vallentino Balboni

The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni bears the name of the Italian automaker’s chief factory test-driver, who began his career in Sant’Agata in 1967 and retired last year after completing work on his eponymous car. Designed to appeal to Lamborghini lovers who appreciate the traditional attributes of rear-wheel drive, the Balboni-edition Gallardo is limited […]

Test-Drive: Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder

The current generation of Lamborghini Gallardo, nearing the culmination of a staggeringly successful run since it was introduced in 2003, has diverged into two opposite variants: the Super Trofeo Stradale, a racecar-inspired spin-off whose $258,400 price tag makes it the priciest Gallardo on the planet, and the LP 550-2 Spyder, equipped with a $211,600 premium […]

Wheels: Fast Exit

A final set of admonishments prompted the expected groans of displeasure as we prepared to drive Lamborghini’s latest and maybe last versions of the Gallardo on the track at New York’s Monticello Motor Club. “There is no passing. This is not a race. There is no winner,” Lamborghini test-driver Richard Antinucci told us. “And the […]

Superlight, Fast, and Sexy: Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera

The 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera made its worldwide debut in March at the Geneva Auto Show as the Italian automaker’s lightest, fastest, and most powerful production V-10 sports car ever. The new baby bull’s surname literally means “superlight” in Italian, and most of its weight savings are attributed to its all-aluminum construction and […]

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