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Lamborghini opens first two stores in Mexico

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.
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Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition

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.
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World’s most expensive car wash: £7,200

Gurcharn Sahota, a 30-year-old accountancy graduate, is offering the world’s most expensive car wash service in the UK – charging up to £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.
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Murcielago Is the Least Green Car of the Year 2010

According to the Environmental Transport Association, Lamborghini Murcielago is the least ‘green-friendly’ car and sports car in the United Kingdom.

The Luxury car emits a CO2 amount equivalent to ‘a football pitch-sized forest of trees’, which brought it the Least Green Car of the Year 2010 title.

According to The Sun, the two-seat Murcielago produces five times more carbon dioxide per mile than the greenest car of the year – the Toyota iQ.
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China: Lamborghini Enthusiast Builds Own Replica

Chen Jinmiao, a car mechanic from Chenzhou City, China, took a year to build a Lamborghini lookalike from miscellaneous car parts.

Mr Jinmaio had always dreamed of owning a Lamborghini, but knew he would never be able to afford one, so he downloaded drawings from the internet and bought materials from markets.

The DIY Lamborghini has an engine at the rear, can be driven up to 145km/h and only cost Mr Jinmiao US$3,000.
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This Week’s Top Stories (Apr. 19-25, 2010)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of April 19-25.

1 – Louis Vuitton: Maradona – Pelé – Zidane

Annie Leibovitz was called to take this photograph for the Louis Vuitton World Cup Campaign featuring Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane.

2 – Lamborghini Yacht by Mauro Lecchi

Italian designer mauro lecchi created this conceptual luxury yacht using design cues and styling from the sports car maker lamborghini.

3 – Is This Christian Louboutin’s First Ad Campaign?

Christian Louboutin’s Fall Winter 2010 collection is now officially campaigned with the courtesy of Khuong Nguyen under the title “Winter Tales”

4 – Armani Hotel launch postponed

After weeks of postponement Armani’s press office has finally confirmed the opening of the fashion label’s first hotel for April 27.

5 – Jimmy Choo Trainers Collection – Full Look

Jimmy Choo are now making trainers…and to launch them have created a quirky interactive campaign…

6 – Encore at Wynn Macau is now open

Adjacent to sister resort Wynn Macau, Encore is a unique destination with its own repertoire of suites, dining and shopping.

Jimmy Choo trainers

7 – Shanghai’s new luxury hotels

2010 has seen a flurry of new hotels opening in Shanghai ahead of the start of the World Expo, which runs for six months from May 1.

8 – Madonna Filming New D&G Ad Campaign

Madonna was spotted on the streets of Harlem this week with a very young male model posing for famed photographer Steven Klein.

9 – Maybach Range Facelifted for the Beijing Auto Show

Daimler, the owner of the luxury brand Maybach, has given its entire range a facelift. Unfortunately, it will not be developing all-new models.

10 – Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Break Concept

At the Beijing Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz just unveiled a CLS Shooting Break concept that looks to us like a frontal attack on BMW’s 5-Series GT.

Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV China Edition

Super-sports-car maker Lamborghini surprised audiences at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show with a highly exclusive edition of the Murciélago LP670-4 SuperVeloce.

The LP670-4 China Edition is no different than normal models in term of technicalities, but it comes with a bespoke black and orange stripe and can be had with a special grey color.

The interior continues the theme with a variety of orange accents including stitching. The racing stripe is supposedly made to represent a volcano eruption.
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Lamborghini Concept Yacht

Italian designer Mauro Lecchi has developed a new design concept that could help to shape the future of the Lamborghini brand.

Dubbed Lamborghini yacht, the design comes from the analysis of Lamborghini car and is as exotic and luxurious as the car itself.

The yacht has big intakes, and starting from the Lamborghini Reventon’s side view, the designer changed the intake behind the door in a huge window, to characterize the boat with a single large element.
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Lamborghini Embolado Concept

Andrei Avarvarii, a student getting his Master’s degree at Milan’s Scuola Politecnica di Design, designed this tasty electric Lamborghini concept.

This project took place under the supervision of Filippo Perini, the head of design from Lamborghini and it represents a possible future electric vehicle.

The electric Lamborghini is equipped with 4 asynchronous motors that divide power 70% to the rear and 30% to the front axle.

Electricity is supplied by a Li-Tec flatcell battery pack located in the rear doubled by a KERS system in the front.
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Lamborghini Celebrates 4,000 Murcielagos

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.
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Lamborghini Ankonian Concept

Beautiful Lamborghini concept, designed by Slavche Tanevsky, is a more aggressive version of the famous Lamborghini Reventon.

The Lamborghini Ankonian design study consists of a slimmer body style with a mid-engine mount and sharp angles.

Special OLEDs are embedded between surfaces to serve as headlights. The name for the Ankonian comes from a bull famous for its black hair.
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Italian police crash Lamborghini supercar

Italian police have crashed their most valuable patrol car, a $235,000 Lamborghini.

The front end of the Lamborghini was crushed in the accident, near Cremona, and the driver and a passenger were injured, although not seriously.

Reports say the car swerved to avoid another vehicle which crossed into its path, ploughing into two stationary cars. It was damaged beyond repair.
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Lamborghini finally opens outlet in South America

On October 23 Italian supercar maker Lamborghini announced the official opening of their franchise in Sao Paulo, its first store in South America.

The store will be located on posh Avenida Europa. Sao Paulo was chosen due to its status as one of the most modern and luxurious cities in South America.

This marks only the second Latin American store for “The Raging Bull,” which operates a shop in Mexico.
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TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini

TAG Heuer has announced the release of a new phone, dubbed TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini.

The phone is crafted from titanium and crystals with a top coat of stainless steel.

The keyboard features the bull logo for Lamborghini while the back of the device is engraved with the phone’s limited edition number.
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Lamborghini’s latest Christmas gifts

Lamborghini has produced a range of limited edition gift-boxed candles and ceramic baubles, inspired by its Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni.

The color scheme for the gifts includes Blue Caelum and White Monocerus which are two of the eight colors the limited edition Gallardo is available in.

The Lamborghini 2009 Christmas gifts collection also includes 2010 wall and desk calendars, winter clothing and T-shirts.
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Lamborghini Reventón Roadster film

Check out the brand new film for Lamborghini Reventón that the agency Philipp und Keuntje did for the IAA Frankfurt.

“The Reventón is the most extreme car in the history of the brand,” said Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

Only 20 units of the Lamborghini Reventon Roadster will be created, with each one costing just under $1.6m. It should go on sale in October.
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