Lamborghini Huracán Performante

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What it is: The lightening-and-quickening makeover that Lambo uses to lift the appeal of its models as they approach middle age. The Superleggera name will not return, but the superlight philosophy to which it refers certainly will, meaning the ultimate Huracán will be around 90 pounds lighter, as well as sharper and faster than the … [Read more…]

Lamborghini Aventador S

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Sant’Agata’s super sports car receives four-wheel steering and a power hike. Do they finally enable it to realise its full potential? If this new Lamborghini Aventador S has a job to do – over and above the usual one of providing the most attention-seeking and dramatic way of getting from A to B – it … [Read more…]

What Huracán Do You Prefer?

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Lamborghini has been busy launching two new versions of its ‘entry-level’ supercar, the Huracán. The LP 640-2 coupé ditches four-wheel drive in favour of rear-drive, while the new LP 610-4 Spyder is 4WD but chops the roof. On paper they deliver similar performance, but they are very different. So which is the best Huracán for … [Read more…]

Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

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When in Geneva we first saw the Centenario, half of our office has not been positively impressed, perhaps also because of the amount of other proposals admired at the Swiss fair. But at “The Quail”, during the Monterey Car Week, Lamborghini has exploded like a bolt from the blue, presenting the roadster version of the … [Read more…]

Lamborghini Countach 5000s

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The Countach was first unveiled at the 1971 Geneva Motor Show as the Miura’s replacement, engineered by Giampaolo Dallara and breathtakingly styled by Marcello Gandini of Bertone fame. For a complicated, hand-built car, the Countach delivered all the reliable high performance that its swooping looks promised. In 1982, a 4.75-liter 375 bhp V12 was shoe-horned … [Read more…]

Lamborghini Miura

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The launch of the Lamborghini Miura at the 1966 Geneva Motor Show was the decade’s automotive sensation. Staggeringly beautiful, technically preeminent, and unbelievably quick, it was created by a triumvirate of engineering wizards all in their twenties. For the greater part of its production life the Miura was reckoned to be the most desirable car … [Read more…]

Lamborghini Estoque

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Everyone blinked twice and looked again and — yes — it really was a Lamborghini. But of course this racy four-door sports saloon concept car was indeed most unlike any previous Lambo.