Lamborghini Gallardo successor will get bull name and V10 engine

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The Lamborghini Gallardo’s long, amazing run is coming to an end, but fear not, Gallardo enthusiasts, Lamborghini is already preparing the successor for the supercar. During a recent interview at the Sydney Auto Show, Lamborghini Commercial Director Fintan Knight offered a few more details on the model set to replace the legendary vehicle.

According to Knight, the Gallardo successor will continue Lamborghini’s tradition and will be named after a famous bull. We let our fingers do the talking and discovered that the Gallardo is one of five bulls in the famous Miura Cattle Ranch that also included: Cabrera, Navarra, Veragua, and Vistahermosa-Parladé bulls. This allows us to believe that the previous rumors of the Gallardo’s successor being called the Cabrera do in fact hold water.

Knight also confirmed that the new Gallardo will use technologies previously seen in the Sesto Elemento hypercar. As for the engine, he pointed that Lamborghini will remain faithful to the current naturally-aspired V10 engine. He also confirmed that no hybrid technology is being planned for the new Gallardo and that the end of the current generation will also mean the end of the manual transmission.


Source: CarAdvice

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  (346) posted on 10.21.2012

i love its angry, aggressive look and, of course, all that it is capable to do

  (397) posted on 10.21.2012

well... the gorgeous you and the awesome car in a tree/wall etc, that’s what could go wrong smiley

  (349) posted on 10.21.2012

awesome car: Lamborghini Gallardo... gorgeous girl: I ...what could go wrong?!smiley

  (346) posted on 10.21.2012

oh my god! i would definitely take a ride with this car

  (305) posted on 10.21.2012

lambos have always been all crazy looks, power and awesome names. having your car named after one rare bull. what can be more awesome and more powerful than that?

  (312) posted on 10.21.2012

ferrari is addressed to the ones that want a very good car for the track, but do not want to get all that attention a lambo is getting you. lambo gets you all that and the extra attention!

  (377) posted on 10.21.2012

people, don’t kill me! but I really hate this type of cars. they look like biscuits. and this, the brandy colored one in particular, looks like a roach

  (302) posted on 10.21.2012

i hope that they will be a decent competitor to ferrari. have the car handle good also!

  (305) posted on 10.21.2012

the true lambo madness is in place. crazy name, big v10 engine, crazy style. love it!

  (422) posted on 10.21.2012

will it have canons and rocket launchers? guess not, but i still hope such a lambo will appear. it would be suited for their crazy style!

  (452) posted on 10.21.2012

i bet this new lambo will be just as crazy and powerful as all the lambos so far! a super-car to its true nature!

  (475) posted on 10.21.2012

i think this car will be to the aventador what the gallardo has been to the murciellago.

  (509) posted on 10.21.2012

although a follower of the gallardo, i do not expect this car to be less good than the aventador!

  (542) posted on 10.21.2012

a naturally aspired v10 and no hybrid! so the world is not going all mad!

  (516) posted on 10.21.2012

so now i understand some ot the names lamborghini’s have had over the years!

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