LA Motor Show Unveils New Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
The New Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder Performante also known as the LP570-4 was unveiled at the LA motor show, this is the third model Lamborghini have revealed this year making it rather a unusual year for the company as we normally only see one new big model coming out from the supercar company. The company opted to reveal the car at an exclusive event this year rather than putting it on the LA motor show room floor where masses of crowds gather to see the cars.
The New Lambo partners the new Superleggera coupe which was also unveiled earlier this year, The all new Gallardo has dropped in weight by 65kg from the standard Gallardo Spyder by using different and lighter materials around the car such as aluminium panels along the carbon fibre covers, the new Gallardo weighs in at 1,485kg compared to the Superleggera which weighs 1,340kg.
The Performante comes with a 570bhp 5.2 litre V10 engine, and does 0-62mph in 3.9 seconds that being just half a second shorter than the coupe. The New Spyder tops out at 201mph which is only 1mph slower than the coupe.
The new Lamborghini which has been described by the company as going into the eye of the storm every time you take the Spyder for a spin, will soon be found out when the car gets released in 2011.