2013 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 & LP 570-4 Edizione Tecnica introduced in India
As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I’m, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
In an event held at the Buddh International Circuit yesterday, Lamborghini introduced the 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 and the Gallardo LP 570-4 Edizione Tecnica to the Indian market.
[Left – Mr. Pavan Shetty, Head of operations, Lamborghini India posing with the 2013 Gallardo LP 560-4]
The supercar duo will now be available at Lamborghini dealerships in the country. Lamborghini also organized a track day for enthusiasts to test drive the supercars.
The Lamborghini LP 560-4 houses a 5.2-litre V10 petrol engine at the rear. The motor generates 552 bhp of pure madness and sends power to all the four wheels. The Gallardo is a highly successful model with more than 13,000 copies sold.
The facelifted Gallardo was showcased at the Paris Motor Show last year. The car featured a redesigned front bumper which incorporates triangles and trapezoids, Lambo’s trademark design elements.
The 19″ Apollo polished matt black alloys with silver spokes adds to the car’s design flair. The rear end of the car complements the forms found on the front bumper.
Lamborghini also introduced the LP 570-4 Edizione Tecnica which comprises of the 570-4 Superleggera and 570-4 Spyder Performante models. Edizione Tecnica focuses on lightweight design and has an extra 10 bhp. The Edizione Tecnica models have added equipment such as carbon ceramic brakes and a fixed high rear wing.
The Edizione Tecnica also offers three unique color options wherein the roof and the front air intakes are painted in contrast color – Nero Nemisis (matt black) with roof and air dam in Aranico Argos (orange), Bianco Canopus (matt white) with Aranico Argos and Aranico Argos with Nero Nemisis.
The new Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 is priced at Rs. 2.61 crore while the LP570-4 Edizione Tecnica would set you back by Rs. 2.92 crore (both prices ex-showroom Delhi).