The 4,000th Murcielago was recently completed at the Sant’Agata Bolognese factory where Lamborghini celebrated the occasion. Lamborghini only made 2,900 models of the previous V12 model, the Diablo, over eleven years of production. The lightweight 670-hp Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce, carrying series number 4,000, will be delivered to the company’s showroom in Hangzhou.
Porsche has released pictures of the new 911 Turbo S ahead of its world debut in Geneva. It is the most efficient sports car in its performance class, returning 24.8 mpg (11.4 l/ 100 km) combined, identical to its little brother the Porsche 911 Turbo. Despite this, it can still achieve 0-62mph (0-100 km/h) acceleration [...]
A set of cufflinks featuring an 18-c gold finish has been made using parts from Prince Charles’s Aston Martin to raise money for charity. Pistons removed from the car when the prince decided to convert the vehicle to make it more eco-friendly have been transformed into cufflinks. A total of 200 cufflinks were made by [...]
Ferrari is expected to reveal a hybrid version of the 599 GTB during the 2010 Geneva International Motor Show in March. The car should use a system based on lithium-ion batteries and an electric motor, both of which are respectively placed on either side of the rear transaxle. Overall a reduction of about 35% in [...]
China has unveiled the world’s largest chocolate wonderland in Beijing. Among the 500 life-size figures exhibited in the fair there are chocolate shoes, clothes and also a life-sized BMW 1-series car. According to a report in the official China Daily newspaper, 10 craftsmen needed four tonnes of chocolate and six months to make the car.