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Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante

Words are not needed for this one, but I’ll try anyway. Oh my god! I’m in love all over again. The current LP560-4 is still my favorite supercar, but I was never really blown away by the Superleggera version if I’m honest. This spyder version though, wow. I’m in love. Sure, the hardtop is probably faster and all, but come on. You don’t buy a Lamborghini for lap times, you buy a Lamborghini for lap dances! Lambos are supposed to be insane show-offs, and how could you get more showy-offy than a convertible lightweight supercar!? Even the name is sexy, just say it with me (in an Italian accent): “Spyder Performante”. Oh god. How much do I want this in my life? Well, let’s put it this way: I’m wondering how much I could get for my left-leg, or a kidney. Because I don’t need either of those to drive this car…



Lamborghini Sesto Elemento: is GO!

Yeah, so remember a couple of months back when I posted about the insane Lamborghin Sesto Elemento concept car? I remember saying that I doubt this wild car would ever see the light of production as is. Well, it turns out I might be wrong!

The 570HP, 2200 lbs car has apparently received the green-light for “limited” production from the big-wigs at Lamborghini. And when they say limited, they mean 10 units. Remember the crazy Murcielago-based Reventon? Yeah, think of this like that, except a Gallardo-based hyper-car. Sure, the expected cost is probably going to be in 7 figure range, but it still warms my heart knowing the world will be a slightly better place now that we’ll have 10 of these carbon-Lambos running around. I wonder if Top Gear’s gonna get a hold of one…


Fifth Gear: Ferrari 458 and Lamborghini LP570-4 Superleggera

All I can say is…….can’t wait for Top Gear to drive em. ^_^

Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni in the hills

Lamborghini, being driven in the hills, with no background music. Just glorious V10 music. Enjoy.

Hat-Tip to Motor-Trend for sharing the video with the world!

Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4

Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, originally uploaded by touge-n00b.

Yes I know, this is a horrible picture. I was pressed for time and could only manage a few shots, all of them bad as it turns out. I’m still learning how to shoot with this 30mm, and am beginning to see why people complain about front-focusing issues with this sigma. It really is hard to focus in low-light. And I miss IS.

Oh well, here’s an attempted shot of my favorite super-car.

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera

Oh god, they’ve done it again. That’s a good thing by the way!

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Valentino Balboni, great and all-powerful retired Lamborghini test driver, drifting the LP540-2 Balboni around a track. He keeps going till the wires of the tires, and then KEEPS going. Check out the sparks! Awesome footage of my most favorite-ist car in the world.