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2008 Lamborghini Gallardo - Review


For years, Ferrari’s lightweight models have been getting all the attention, but with the F430 Scuderia still several months away Lamborghini has been basking in the spotlight thanks to its own Gallardo Superleggera (“Super Light”) model. Lamborghini’s new model been on sale since its debut back at March’s Geneva Motor Show and has quickly garnered a reputation for being one of the most potent cars it has produced since the Diablo GTR. The lightened Gallardo is a car that oozes performance, from its aggressive carbon-fiber wing to its gaping side intakes and muscular stance. According to the results of our test center the car weighs just a feather over 1,500kg (with the full fuel load), but the difference of 100kg between it and the heavier Gallardo S.E. is something that shouldn’t be underrated.

The already excellent acceleration time from 0-100km/h for the standard Gallardo has come down from 3.88 seconds to just 3.59 seconds for the...
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