Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera Photos

 

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2011 Lamborghini Gallardo 570-4 Superleggera

In March 2010, Lamborghini announced the release of the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera – a ultra light and powerful version of the latest Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4.


Utilizing carbon fiber where they could (replacing glass windows with PCB, carbon fiber rear engine cover, rear diffuser, under body paneling, exterior mirror housings, door sills and the rear spoiler) they were able to reduce the weight by 88lbs to 2954lbs which makes it the lightest road legal Lamborghini. In addition to some AWD system tweaks and a re-tuned 5.2L V10 engine, it now delivers 570hp and 398 ft-lbs of torque (vs standard LP560-4 which has 552hp). The 2010 and can do 0-100km/h (62mph) in 3.4 seconds with a top speed of 202mph.


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PRESS RELEASE

Even more dynamic, lighter, more powerful and stunning – the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera is the new top model in the Gallardo line-up. Its evocative “superlight” badge refers to a driving machine of true sporting character and describes a high-performance and lean automotive athlete. The Superleggera makes its entrance to continue the success of its predecessor, launched in 2007, of which Lamborghini produced and sold no less than 618 in just one year.

Compared with the already lean Gallardo LP 560-4, the weight of the Gallardo Superleggera has been trimmed by 70 kilograms (154 lb). The super sportscar from Sant’Agata Bolognese boasts a dry weight of no more than 1340 kilograms (2954 lb) – the lightest road-going model in Lamborghini’s range, and a new arrival in one of the most exclusive market niche segments.

One key factor is the exterior and interior components made from carbon-fiber. Carbon-fiber is ideal for the manufacture of sportscars as its use allows for weight reduction and improved mechanical features. The car’s performance is thus enhanced thanks to a better weight-to-power ratio and reduced total mass, which means that CO2 emissions are also lower. Lamborghini has been at the forefront in this material’s application for many years, and now the brand is extending its leadership even further.

The V10 power unit with 5.2 liters (317,6 cu in) of displacement generates 419 kW (570 CV*) in the Gallardo Superleggera. This puts the weight-to-power ratio of the new top model at only 2.35 kilograms (5.18 lb) per CV and guarantees breathtaking performance. The Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera handles the dash from zero to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.4 seconds and flies past the 200 km/h (124 mph) mark only 10.2 seconds later, ultimately reaching 325 km/h (202 mph). The engine with “Iniezione Diretta Stratificata” gasoline direct injection also boasts an impressive degree of efficiency. Its fuel consumption and CO2 emissions have been reduced by 20,5 percent compared to the previous model.

The Gallardo Superleggera is an uncompromising driving machine. Its running gear, with its mighty braking system, has a dedicated and exceptionally precise set-up, while its 19-inch wheels, Pirelli P Zero Corsa, clad in Pirelli sports rubber, are extremely light. The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera brings a whole new meaning to the term “super sportscar”.

[Source: Lamborghini.com]

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4 Responses to “Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera Photos”

  1. Joshua McRae said on March 15th, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    VERDE FTW!!!

  2. JamesAsh said on March 24th, 2010 at 5:37 am

    So tractor companies make GT3 RSs too?

  3. auto navigation said on March 27th, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    Do you guys know where in Europe I can drive a Lamborghini on a race cours? I would really love that.