Roadster Italiano hanno una certa storia d’amore su di loro ……
There is a certain romance in Italian design. How romantic is this car? Absolutely drop-dead gorgeous, girlfriend is definitely a head-turner. The artisans at Automobili Lamborghini created the Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder with “love at first sight” in mind….look at her curvaceous sculpted bodywork showcasing her hour-glass figure….the Gallardo series already claimed status of “the most successful model ever built under the sign of the bull with a very special car.” Ah…the wind in your hair….the open road ahead of you….and your masterful, powerful, invincible, Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder at your command. This is the stuff dreams are made of! Thank you once again Lamborghini for satisfying supercar lovers all over the world! The bull truly rules! The name “Gallardo’ is a famous breed of fighting bull….yes, the bull rules!
To quote President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, “With the Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder, we are expanding the Lamborghini line-up with a purist model that adds yet another dimension of driving fun. This will appeal in particular to a very special group of customers that enjoy spirited driving style and also like to experience the sheer pleasure of open-air driving.” The ‘House of the rising bull’ creates one masterpiece after another. The Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder leaves no room for compromise. Its youthful styling begs for the open road, no speed limits, and the roof folded away. No frills, just beauty and legendary power with formidable presence. The Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder is for the person who knows the finest pleasures in life….the person who knows who they are….and lives for the extremes……The Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder is something that you can touch with your hands…..and feel with your heart……..
She captivates you with her beauty. This stunning two-seat Spyder was built as a convertible with a reinforced structure emphasizing a lower center of gravity. The designers at Sant’ Agata Bolognese not only had performance in mind….but safety being paramount. Extensive modifications were made to the LP 550-2 Spyder by making the drive concentrated to the rear axle. The vehicle was completely re-tuned in all aspects of its dynamic details. Aerodynamics were also tweaked to account for the change in the distribution of forces. This Spyder has excellent directional stability at high speeds. All of the excellent attributes of the Gallardo chassis were fully retained. Its rear axle uses a 45% locking differential. The patented e-gear transmission shifts faster than a pro at the tracks. The ESP stability control system keeps this gazelle agile and stabilized at all times.
She astounds you with her speed and power. The Gallardo alloy 5.2 V10 was retained and optimized for rear wheel drive. It delivers high revs typical of a Lamborghini. This lightweight power plant kicks a mean 550 hp going from 0-62 in just 4.2 seconds with a top speed of 198.5 mph. The Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder’s connotes important technical information. The ‘LP’ stands for ‘L ongitudinale/Posteriore’ for the engine mid-mounted longitudinally in front of the rear axle making an excellent power-to-weight ratio maximizing stability and traction at high speeds with this near perfect weight distribution. The 550 refers to the power output in horsepower. The ‘2’ stands for the drive to the rear wheels.
The Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder has a no-nonsense interior. Nothing unnecessary just the essentials. A Lamborghini is all about performance. I highly doubt that anyone in there right minds would be driving about in this extremely fast convertible concerned with seats with a trillion positions, a DVD player with surround sound, or a high-tech multi-media set up with Bluetooth iPad workstations……..no.
The Gallardo series is a popular and best-selling model among Lamborghini’s raging bulls. The Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder captures the moment with high style and performance unrivaled among competitors in its class. This car was clearly built to have fun. It is seduction embodied as a two-seat roadster. Drive any Lamborghini and you too shall be hopelessly addicted as I am to the world of Lamborghini. For 50 years the bull has been kickin’ up an adrenalin rush all over the world. Happy 50th Anniversary Lamborghini, we look forward to your next shockingly-outrageous design. The world loves you madly!