As the replacement for the Gallardo, Lamborghini’s all-time best-selling model, the Huracán LP 610-4 had to be good. It is better than good: It is excellent, featuring advanced design, extraordinary performance, exquisite build quality, and good manners.The Gallardo’s great shortcoming was a 6-speed automated-manual transmission that, thanks to the clunking brutality of its shifting, made the car seem like a piece of mechanized armor. The Huracán’s new 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox eliminates all that commotion, executing gear changes quickly and smoothly. And the all-wheel-drive system puts power down with electronically regulated, electrohydraulically controlled authority. [Read More]
Woodland Hills was crowded with celebrities, VIPs and enthusiasts on May 30th, all in town to celebrate the debut of Lamborghini‘s newest dealership.Those on hand at the celebration were able to view the Italian brand’s newest super sports cars, including the Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster, the Gallardo LP 560-2 50th Anniversary Edition and a Super Trofeo race car. Automobili Lamborghini President and CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, as well as Lamborghini America COO, Michael Lock, were both present at the stylish reception; haute cuisine was provided by Ink’s Michael Voltaggio.The new 3,880 square feet showroom is located on Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills.
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Lamborghini, the luxury marque has teamed up with Car Shoe on a deluxe Moccasin Collection. Hand made with meticulous attention to detail, the classic profile features a pebbled calf leather upper and a notched, rubber studded outsole for added grip. The moccasin is finished with Lamborghini’s iconic logo on the heel tab and metal 50th anniversary logo on the laces. The collection consists of three different colors – black, red and blue – and will be available in limited quantities. Look for the collection at select Car Shoe stockists soon. [See More]
Last week in Miami Lamborghini celebrated its fiftieth anniversary by organizing a presentation of Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster. Famous carmaker staged a parade that included 50 vehicles of this famous car brands. To promote Aventador with open-top, Lamborghini chose sunny Florida, and presentation personally led CEO, Stephan Winkelmann. “Production of Lamborghini model Aventador Roadster is the most exciting so far and I can not imagine a better location from Miami for its introduction,” said Winkelmann. [See & Read More]
The design of vehicles today must be compromised with rigorous government regulations and approved by a CFO, there was once a day when a coachbuilder could develop the most outrageous vehicle and it would hit the road. Petrolicious visits James Chen, car enthusiast and president of Axis Wheels, to examine his Lamborghini Countach 5000QV, only one of 676 ever made. James explains the super-car’s design and why you will never see another new vehicle built exclusively for it's style. Enjoy.
The new Circuit of the Americas—the first and only FIA-certified Grade 1 track in the United States—defined the capital of the Lone Star State as a hub for the motorsports community. Adding to the city’s enthusiasm for sports cars is the world’s largest supercar time-share, Écurie25, which opened its newest branch in Austin in the fall. [See & Read More]
Iconic Italian sports car maker Lamborghini is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary in 2013. As you can imagine we will be seeing a lot of special models and events around the anniversary. This week Lamborghini has launched a first video teaser of what’s to come. The video gives a look at the past and the future of the brand. Enjoy.
The coupe is already as screaming fury with 700 hp coming from its 6.5-liter V12 engine, but that wasn’t enough to keep Lamborghini happy. Instead, the exotic car builder decided to take the Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster a step further by offering it with an open air cabin. But building something like that wasn’t as simple as acting like Jay-Z and Kanye West around a Maybach. In “top down” form, they stow underneath the hood. Apart from that there are only a few other changes the differentiate the Roadster from its coupe sibling. Before tacking on the gas guzzler tax, you’ll spend $441,600 on the car — a $58,300 premium over the dedicated hard top model. Enjoy.
Apparently, bulls are faster than reindeer, because it seems Santa has switched in his sleigh for something a little more sporty: a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster. Good old Kris Kringle might take an entire night to deliver gifts when he's casually coasting through the air, but when he's on the ground in a 700hp machine that takes him only three seconds to get to 62 mph, gifts are most likely under the tree in a few hours. Cheer, Santa. Good thinking.