The new Lamborghini Aventador J Roadster, recently revealed at the Geneva Motor Show, is not just a concept car but now a real one-off production vehicle.
The Aventador J doesn’t have a roof, not even the retractable kind. Nor does it have a windscreen, with Lamborghini apparently having concluded that its “force of nature on wheels” should be as exposed to the real nature as possible.
Lamborghini is celebrating an important milestone for a supercar manufacturer: the assembly of the 12,000th Gallardo.
Lamborghini Gallardo was first introduced back in 2003 and over the years, many variants of Gallardo have been introduced.
Some of the recent Gallardo variants are LP 570-4 Superleggera, LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni, LP 560-4 and LP 560-4 Spyder.
A fleet of luxury sportscars has been involved in one of the most expensive accidents in history after an astonishing multi-car pile-up in Japan.
The wreck included several Ferrari 355s, Ferrari F430s, Ferrari F360, Ferrari F512, Lamborghini Diablo and three Mercedes models as well as a Nissan Skyline.
The Ferrari driver reportedly lost control round a wet curve of China Road in Yamaguchi Prefecture when he hit a median creating a catastrophic chain reaction.
Hailed the world’s most expensive and precious car model by Guinness World Records, this creation is based on the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4.
The car was crafted by Robert Gülpen — who has also created miniatures of the Mercedes Benz 500 SL and Aston Martin DB5 from precious metals and gems.
The Lamborghini is made from carbon fibre like the original and its shell was milled using computer modelling data handed over from the Italian car manufacturer.
Lamborghini claims to be the first company to utilize carbon fiber material in fashion accessories with their new line of fashion bags.
The bags will come in various styles – Travel, Messenger, and Envelope – with each completed in hand-stitched leather with palladium-finish galvanized brass accessories, hand-mounted studs, and cotton lining.
The colors of the bags are then highlighted by the diagonal graphite reflections, turn reflected by carbon fiber.
China looks set to claim another crown in the battle for supremacy in the luxury markets of the world as the country’s interest in supercars continues to grow.
China knocked the United States off its perch as the world’s leading car market two years ago – sales there now surpass 18.26 million units per year.
It seems that tastes in the country are turning now to the very high-end of the auto market, an area long dominated by the Americans.
The ASUS-Automobili Lamborghini VX7 has come speeding onto the UK market.
Fans of the iconic Italian brand, especially those who can’t afford the cars’ million-dollar price tags, can bring a piece of grand touring tradition into their office.
The laptop offers a distinctive outer-casing design, a 15.6″ display, dual 750GB hard drives and quad-core 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processors and is the world’s first laptop with dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics.
Lamborghini announced this week that it is considering adding an “everyday” car to its portfolio, raising figurative eyebrows across the internet.
For a brand long associated with the most expensive things in life, Lamborghini’s announcement at a Reuters summit seemed a little out of character.
But, argued Lamborghini boss Stephen Winkelmann, the brand wants to have something that can be used on a daily basis.
It will be the third model line from Lamborghini, which currently offers the €145,000 Gallardo and €225,000 Aventador.
Lamborghini will launch a production version of Sesto Elemento concept in October. The vehicle will start arriving at dealerships in the third quarter of 2011.
Auto Motor and Sport magazine says production will be limited to 10 or 20 units and pricing will surpass €1.9 ($2.8) million.
The Sesto Elemento featured a 5.2-liter V10 engine that developed 570 PS (419 kW / 562 hp) and 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque.
Lamborghini is launching a new special edition of its Gallardo supercar to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Italian unification.
Tthe Lamborghini Gallardo Tricolore features a white exterior with carbon fiber mirrors and a tricolor strip that runs the entire length of the car.
The stripe is echoed on the driver’s seat, where it is perfectly aligned with the exterior stripe. The green, white and red colors of the stripe are in homage to the Italian flag.
Both the Ferrari Four and the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 have already been sold out for the next year’s worth of production.
This information is revealed just after the official public release of both sports cars at the Geneva Motor Show last week and even before the cars are heading to dealerships around the world.
All 800 Ferrari FFs planned to be produced in 2011 are sold, according to Ferrari CEO Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. The car will be priced at $ 359,000.
Italian sports marque Lamborghini has unveiled the new flagship of its lineup at the Geneva Motor Show.
The Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 will be delivered to the first customers in late summer 2011, the company confirmed March 1, describing the model as a “new reference among super sports cars.”
The model uses a carbon fiber monocoque (integrated chassis) which gives the Aventador a weight of 1,575 kg and features the same upward-opening doors used on its predecessors such as the Diablo and Murcielago.
Lamborghini is celebrating its 10 years of presence on the Singapore market with the unveiling of a new special edition Gallardo Singapore Limited Edition.
What sets this limited edition Gallardos apart from the regular Raging Bulls are the red stripes on the sides and a Merlion logo that’s labeled on the exterior of each car.
They will be available in two colors only (black and white) and in a limited run of just ten units worldwide.
Italian luxury car brand Lamborghini is set to unveil a flagship supercar at the Geneva Motor Show next month, according to reports from the US.
The top-end automaker, which makes some of the world’s most iconic performance cars, is planning to take the wraps off the Aventador at the show.
It will be the brand’s most powerful production model ever, boasting a 700 hp V12 engine which can manage 0 – 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, making it faster than its predecessor, the Murcielago.
The Sesto Elemento concept was envisioned as a design study, previewing the styling we might expect to see on the next generation of Lamborghini supercars.
But shortly after it was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, reports began to emerge suggesting that the Italian automaker could put it into production, however limited.
You could wait several years for the high-tech supercar to go into production – or you could order one on JamesList right now for €1.85 million.
Vanity Fair gets an inside look at designer Ralph Lauren’s private garage / museum housing his incredible car collection in its new issue.
Lauren recently renovated a former car dealership’s storage facility near his lavish Westchester, NY estate to house the amazing automotive assemblage, which contains examples of the world’s most valuable cars.
Shown above is his Ferrari room, dominated by a rare 1958 Testa Rossa. The eye-popping collection of 60-plus vehicles, arranged like a high-end art gallery, are all kept registered and ready to drive anytime the designer feels like going for a spin.
Lamborghini is to introduce a greener supercar that will replace the iconic MurciÃ©lago, which has been Lamborghini’s flagship for over a decade.
Automotive News reports that the supercar’s replacement will slash carbon dioxide output by 20 percent, without sacrificing performance.
It will feature a 6.5 liter, 700-hp engine and will emit 398 g/km of carbon dioxide, down from 495 g/km in the old version.
Lamborghini opened its first official dealerships in Mexico this week, a signal of the growing demand for luxury cars in the country.
The Italian marque’s Mexico City store opened for business October 26 on Insurgentes Sur, one of the city’s busiest streets and a commercial and governmental hub of the city.
On October 27 the marque celebrated the opening of Lamborghini Monterrey in the “Beverly Hills of Latin America,” a wealthy area popular with tourists from around the world.
To celebrate the partnership between Lamborghini and luxury watchmaker Blancpain, the Italian automaker has just announced a new limited edition series of Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition cars
The two marques are also behind the Super Trofeo racing series, which Lamborghini claims is the fastest spec racing series on today’s circuits
The car features a revised engine cover, a massive rear spoiler and Skorpius wheels which cover yellow brake calipers that clamp onto carbon-ceramic discs.
Gurcharn Sahota, a 30-year-old accountancy graduate, is offering the world’s most expensive car wash service in the UK â€“ charging up to Â£7,200 per vehicle.
Mr Sahota, who lives with his parents in Derbyshire, has converted their double garage into a hi-tech workshop.
He has lined the walls and floor of the double unit with specialist tiles imported from Italy which help reflect flecks of dirt on the cars.
Each vehicle takes up to 250 hours to clean, and his premier service includes polishing and buffing every inch of the car inside and out five times.