2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni
550 bhp @ —- rpm
Braking 60-0 mph:
“A Lamborghini charge consistently amalgamate the attention of a chase car with the believability of a acceptable friend,” says Balboni. Since 1973, he has sat at the caster of every ancestor congenital by the brand, and alike best assembly cars accept anesthetized through his easily afore actuality delivered to their customers. This has angry Balboni into one of the best important assembly of the brand, with an outstanding acceptability and cachet amid the brand’s admirers and barter worldwide.
Limited to 250 units
After over 40 years with Lamborghini, Balboni is now clearly retired. Yet, Valentino Balboni continues to biking to abounding countries about the apple as an agent of the brand.
The appropriate exclusivity of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni is affirmed – it is bound to 250 units.
Light-footed yet acutely safe
With this latest adaptation of the Gallardo, Lamborghini is honouring its abiding analysis disciplinarian in a actual appropriate way. The LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni was conceived in band with his own thinking, and it meets abounding customers’ requests for a archetypal with a different character, which offers a actual appropriate affectionate of alive active fun. The Balboni archetypal is the abandoned accepted Lamborghini that delivers its ability to the alley via its rear auto alone.
Rear caster drive has a appropriate address to those sports car drivers who adore a accurate active style. Thanks to the conspicuously able V10 driveline, controlled oversteer is no botheration – artlessly consistently to the admeasurement authentic by the disciplinarian – because aesthetic alley amenities and altogether acquainted abetment systems beggarly that the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni is an awfully safe sports car to drive.
Driving fun with different character
In adjustment to appearance this different appearance that combines active fun and safety, the engineers at Sant’Agata Bolognese accept congenital all-encompassing modifications into the LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni. It was not artlessly a catechism of affective the manual to the rear axle, the agent had to be adapted and acquainted in every aspect of its active dynamics. This includes springs, dampers, stabilisers and alike the tyres. The aerodynamics were additionally adapted to booty annual of the change to the ability flow.
The rear arbor differential, with a 45 percent bound slip, was additionally redeveloped, as was the arrangement of the e-gear transmission. One cogent point was the adjustments fabricated to the ESP system. While the accepted affairs is focused on aerial stability, the CORSA affairs permits greater alluvion angles, appropriately enabling drivers to adore the dynamics of the LP 550-2 to their abounding extent.
Outstanding achievement is guaranteed
Adjustments accept additionally been fabricated to the actual affection of the Gallardo, the 5.2 litre ten-cylinder: the absolute amalgam of hi-revving pleasure, affairs power, a consistently animated attitude and a able symphony played in all keys. In the Valentino Balboni, the bunched and failing ability assemblage generates 405 kW (550 hp). At a dry weight of abandoned 1,380 kilograms, this guarantees outstanding performance: the LP 550-2 is catapulted from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62mph) in a amazing 3.9 seconds, while the top acceleration of 320 km/h (199 mph) guarantees its abode amid the ultimate in cool sports cars.
Powerful breeding in its appropriate design
The Valentino Balboni is not abandoned different in agreement of its technology: its architecture and accessories reinforce its exclusivity. Its archetypal antic appearance is emphasised by a colour band in white and gold active from the advanced animate over the roof and genitalia of the agent awning all the way to the rear spoiler, with afflatus from the archetypal sports cars from the ‘70s. This colour analysis underscores the able breeding of the Gallardo and emphasises the different Lamborghini architecture DNA. The Appropriate Edition is accessible in eight colours, from Bianco Monocerus through to Verde Ithaca, or Arancio Borealis to Nero Noctis. The Scorpius auto absorb their aphotic blah finish, while the anchor callipers appear in black, orange or yellow, depending on the exoteric acrylic finish.
Classic antic attending for the interior, too
The appropriate colour aggregate is again in the interior. The basal colour of the abounding covering upholstery is black. Both seats, however, affection the colour band in white. The centre animate is absolutely adipose in Polar white covering to actualize a able accent. A brand beneath the larboard ancillary window bears the signature of Valentino Balboni and the assembly cardinal of the car.
The exclusivity of the Valentino Balboni is aggrandized added by its all-encompassing equipment. Alongside several new covering appearance in the interior, there is additionally the cellophane agent cover, the rear appearance camera, the aeronautics arrangement with Bluetooth and the appropriation arrangement for the advanced arbor that makes it easier to drive over obstacles. In accession to the all-encompassing accepted equipment, a account of added options is accessible including e-gear manual and carbon bowl brakes.