Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Lamborghini Reveals Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain

Ahead of the Paris Auto Show, the Italian automaker Automobili Lamborghini and Blancpain, the Swiss watch maker added a new member to the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo racing series. Together they revealed the special super sports car – the new Gallardo LP 570-4 Blancpain Edition.

The all new Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Blancpain Edition is equipped with Skorplus wheels with yellow-painted brake calipers and discs made from carbon-ceramic composite. The matte black paintwork used to make external components like diffuser and mirror casings, adds a striking visual effect.

When it comes to the interiors and comfort zone of the passengers, the Blancpain Edition has incorporated the extremely sporty characteristics of the Gallardo. The entire interior is finished in black Alcantara with yellow accents and visible carbon-fiber. The Blancpain logo that is placed on the exterior also features on the seats and cockpit in yellow stitching.

Under the hoods, the Gallardo LP 570-4 Blancpain Edition is powered by the V10 power unit with 5.2 liters of displacement that can generate 570 hp. This puts the power-to-weight ratio of the vehicle at only 5.18 lb per hp and guarantees breathtaking performance. This super sports car can dash from 0-62 mph in 3.4 seconds.

Finally, this all new super sports car, manufactured from Sant’Agata Bolognese, boasts of a dry weight of no more than 1340 kilograms or 2954 lb. The company says this is the lightest road-going model in Lamborghini’s range.

via autoblog