Summary, Prices, Specs

By July 16, 2007

Summary

We think the Lamborghini Gallardo was a very special sports car as it was, easy to drive, dramatic to look at, an all-around sexy beast. But with the advent of the Superleggera version, the Gallardo becomes even more exciting and more special. Only about 350 of these cars will be available worldwide, making them instant collector's items.

Jim McCraw drove the Gallardo Superleggera in Arizona.

Model Line Overview
Model lineup:Lamborghini Gallardo; Superleggera Coupe ($220,300)
Engines:522-hp 5.0-liter V10
Transmissions:6-speed manual; 6-speed automatic
Safety equipment (standard):frontal airbags, side-impact airbags, electronic stability control, traction control, ABS, all-wheel drive
Safety equipment (optional):window net, fire extinguisher
Basic warranty:3 years/36,000 miles
Assembled in:Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy
Specifications As Tested
Model tested (MSPR):Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera coupe ($220,300)
Standard equipment:air conditioning, power steering, ABS disc brakes, power windows, power locks, console, cruise control, automatic transmission, sports seats, carbon fiber interior trim
Options as tested (MSPR):N/A
Destination charge:$3000
Gas guzzler tax:N/A
Price as tested (MSPR):$220300
Layout:rear-engine, four-wheel drive
Engine:5.0-liter dohc 40-valve V10
Horsepower (lb.-ft @ rpm):522 @ 8000
Torque (lb.-ft @ rpm):376 @ 4250
Transmission:6-speed automatic egear
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:11/17 mpg
Wheelbase:100.8 in.
Length/width/height:169.3/66.9/45.8 in.
Track, f/r:63.8/62.7 in.
Turning circle:37.7 ft.
Seating Capacity:2
Head/hip/leg room, f:36.4/54.2/32.1 in.
Head/hip/leg room, m:N/A
Head/hip/leg room, r:N/A
Cargo volume:2.5 cu. ft.
Payload:N/A
Towing capacity:N/A
Suspension, f:independent, upper and lower arms, coil springs
Suspension, r:independent, upper and lower arms, coil springs
Ground clearance:5.1 in.
Curb weigth:2992 lbs.
Tires:P235/35ZR-19 front, P295/30RZ-19 rear Pirelli P Zero Corse
Brakes, f/r:23.8
Fuel capacity:N/A
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSPR) effective as of July 16, 2007.Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. N/A: Information not available or not applicable. Manufacturer Info Sources: - www.lamborghini.com