...A six-speed manual transmission with a gated metal shifter is standard, while a six-speed, single-clutch automated manual transmission (known as "e-gear") is optional. The Gallardo is expected to go from zero to 60 mph in the mid-3-second range. EPA-estimated fuel economy (should you care) is 12 mpg city/20 mpg highway and 15 mpg combined with the traditional manual and 13/20/16 with e-gear. The Superleggera and Spyder Performante get a retuned version of the 5.2-liter V10 good for 562 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque. The e-gear transmission is standard. These models should hit 60 in the low 3s...
...Exterior features include: Bi-xenon headlamps, LED daytime running lamps Rear spoiler automatically deploys at high speeds Power soft-top on Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder operates in about 20 seconds 19-inch wheels LP 550-2 edition has unique paint, custom suspension Interior Though the Gallardo is a performance-oriented car, it isn't without its luxuries. The cabin seats two, and an Ad Personam program allows customers to choose any interior color and trim combination. Interior features include: Standard leather upholstery; optional Alcantara upholstery and headliner Standard dual-zone climate...
...relying on tradition rather than innovation, but if it ain’t broke…The Superleggera keeps its silhouette unadorned, while other levels gently tweak the curve to add distinction without compromising aerodynamics. It’s also the fastest – 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 202 mph – neck and neck with its rival the 458 Italia. The car’s special Thrust Mode automatically revs the engine to 5,000 rpm and drops the clutch…hang on tight!New for the trim, and for Lamborghini, is the rear-wheel drive of the 550-2. Not only does it reduce the car’s weight by 300 pounds, but it...
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