At a mere glance the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Sports Coupe looks like an average car produced by the Italian company. However, some would beg to differ that this new model is a bit more than average. A combination of performance and prestige define this company as a premier super car manufacturer. The sports coupe, is no exception from their norm, and won't disappoint fans of the thoroughbred lineage. The LP 550 represents the power output in HP and the 2 is for the rear wheel drive. Powered by a V-10 5.2 litre engine, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.9 second with a recorded top speed of 199 miles per hour. Extensive modifications have been made to this piece of machinery to succeed its predecessor. This model was named after Valentino Balboni, who was once a test-driver for Lamborghini and it stays true to the look and feel of the other cars in the line up, even impressing Mr. Balboni himself, who had first dibs at test-driving the vehicle.
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Sports Coupe has been tuned and perfected in order to respond to the exact inputs of the driver, delivering absolute precision. The 2 wheel drive ESP system enhances driving pleasure by providing excellent stability control. Tires, stabilizer, springs and dampers were adjusted to increase performance even further in this model. In terms of its technology, the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Sports Coupe is unique, but the design of the vehicle also sets it apart from other sports cars. Available in several different colors including orange, this vehicle is loaded with personality. It is clear that a Lamborghini owner wants to be seen and you are certainly guaranteed to get attention in this breath taking piece of machinery.
Compared to the other Gallardo coupes, this is just another pick in the litter, it simply depends on what the buyer is looking for. This Gallardo is not the fastest option in the line and is also the least powerful of its siblings; so if your main goal is speed, then this certainly won't be your first pick. However, driver preference will ultimately dictate whether or not to opt for the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Sports Coupe. The car has a peak power output of 550 HP, which is an impressive 95.8 percent more than average cars. It is also impressive in the amount of torque it delivers, an astonishing 398 ft/pounds, which is about 44.3 percent more than average vehicles.
At a base price of $219,800, this car does not come cheap, but then again it is a Lamborghini. If you have the money to spend and want a sports car that is exhilarating, then this is a perfect choice. The deciding factor with many customers is the car's rear wheel drive, which some people might find hard to control.