Limited Edition Lamborghini Murcielago Cars

Limited Edition cars are very rare to find on road and most of the times the Limited Edition cars have different color schemes and power upgrades and some high tech gadgets that are not available in the standard models.And also the rareness of Limited Edition cars make them a status symbol.So Limited Edition cars which are produced in very few numbers will be sold out quickly some times before some automobile enthusiast came to know about its existence.And another way of buying these Limited Edition cars was to go through second hand market but to go and buy a Limited Edition car in second hand market one needs to know what are the special edition cars in a particular model or the company so he can bargain about the price and also don’t get fooled by second hand dealers.So today we are bringing our readers the list of Limited Edition Murcielago Cars.As Lamborghini is a very popular brand nown for its sheer power and exotic looks there are some enthusiastic fans who want to now about each and every Limited edition car of their favourite car brand.So this article serves two purposes both for fans and fan buyers.

Lamborghini Murcielago was the successor of Diablo and predecessor of Lamborghini Aventador and Murcielago was in production for ten years between 2001 and 2010.It was one of the Legendary Lamborghini Cars.

1. 40 th Anniversary Edition

This car was released on the celebration of 40 years of Lamborghini Automobili S.p.A in 2004.The car has a 6.2 litre V12 engine derived directly from Lamborghini Murcielago.The enegine outputs the same 580 horse power same like the Murcielago engine.The car has a limited production run of only 50 units.the car had a Limited Edition blue body color with Jade-Green color label.The car uses more carbon fibre than Murcielago and had  upgraded wheels and a new exhaust system. Continue reading

Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 Super Veloce

It is the next model of Murcielago LP 640.It was launched in 2009 Geneva Motor Show.Lamborghini has a tradition of ending a super car production in its line up by releasing a SV moniker car.The SV moniker was also used on cars like Miura and Diablo.As the Gallardo becoming  a hot seller with more than  8000 units being sold in six years after its first introduction in 2003.And as the Murcielago was getting out of date and competing with Gallardo in sales but not quite reaching the Gallardo’s sales numbers and another successor Aventador was going to be released in 2011.Lamborghini had thought the time has come for the end of production of Murcielago and had released the SV version of Murcielago in Geneva Motor Show where mot of new Lamborghini cars will be showcased.The car was priced at  $ 450,000 and at first Lamborghini wanted to make only 350 cars but due to the space requirements for the production of Aventador Lamborghini had managed to manufacture only 186 cars thus making this car a rare car. Continue reading

Lamborghini Diablo

This car has a prominent place in the history of Lamborghini Automobile S.p.A .It was the successor of Lamborghini Countach the most successful Lamborghini from 1974 until the end of its production in 1988.Diableo was launched in January 21,1990.The car was designed by Marcello Gandini who designed the predecessors Countach and Miura.The car was priced starts from $ 180,000.The car was the World’s fastest car in production from its launch in 1990 and until September 15,1991.In September 15 0f the year 1991 Bugatti EB110 had claimed the throne a the World’s fastest production car.The production of the Diablo was ended in 2001 with the Lamborghini Murcielago as its Successor. Continue reading

Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640 Roadster

Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster was updated to LP 640 Roadster after the LP 640 replaced Murcielago Coupe in 2006 at Geneva Motor Show in the same year in 2006 during Los Angeles Auto Show Murcielago LP 640 Roadster was released to replace the Murcielago Roadster.The Price of this car starts from $ 382,000.

The car design looks identical to the coupe version with out the hard top.The soft top is not automatic and the roof must be placed manually.The front windshield to reduce air drag has been slightly streamlined.The LP 640 Roadster derives its engine directly from Murcielago LP 640 coupe without any modifications.The engine prodcues 640 hp and 468 lb-ft of torque and the engine red lines at 8,000 rpm.The car has a massive 100 litre same like the coupe version.The car has a 201 mph top speed.The car has no rear window as it is a roadster version and the engine which is visible from the rear window on the coupe is now hidden under the fairings.The designers had thought that the 8 piston front and 4 piston rear calipers which are seen on LP 640 coupe were enough for this car as the two have the same power and torque output.Carbon Ceramic brakes are optional on this car.

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Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640

Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640 is the revamped version of Lamborghini Murcielago.Murcielago was launched in 2001 and years passed by it is growing older and Lamborghini thought of a revamp of the existing model and then Murcielago LP 640 was born.LP 640 was launched in March 2006 ar Geneva Motor Show.LP means Longitudinale Poisteriore which indicates the engine orientation and 640 is the engine horsepower.The car price range starts from  $ 322,000. Continue reading

Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster

The car is the Roadster version of the Murcielago coupe it was released in 2004  and was primarily designed to be a open top car.The car has no hard roof it has a manually attached soft roof.When the soft roof is present the car should not exceed 160 km/hr.The car price starts from $ 319,000.

The car has the same design like the coupe version without the roof.The car is a two seater sports car without a roof (Roadster).The car has a manually attached soft roof is to protect from adverse weather conditions and cannot be used during speed over 16o km/hr (100 mph).The soft roof can be stored in the back trunk of the car.The scissor doors present on the coupe are also present on this car the scissors doors on this roof less car looks more attention grabber than those on the coupe.The front and rear part are streamlined more than the coupe version while still having the same design.This is achieved by re designing the car rear pillars the design inspiration for the rear pillars was from an yacht.And the front wind shield is also redesigned to be more rigid and streamlined.

The newly designed 18 inch one piece alloy wheels allow for more powerful brake rotors.But the 355 mm front and 335 mm rear disc brakes were efficient enough to stop the Murcielago during high speeds comfortably.So Lamborghini although the chance for using large diameter disc brakes were possible they had opted for the same diameter disc brakes.The tyre’s are almost the same from the coupe version.The anti roll bars are changed and are inspired from Audi A4 cabriolet.

The car has the same engine 6.5 litre V12 configuration engine which serves the coupe version the only difference is the new engine cover.The engine produces 573 hp at 7,500 rpm and torque output of 650 Nm at 5,400 rpm.The car has a top pseed of 199 mph(320 km/hr).Where as the coupe version had a 205 mph top speed the reduction in top speed was due to the increase in drag because of the lack of roof.the car reaches from 0-100 in 3.9 seconds.Carbon fibre ceramic disc brakes are standard.The weight of the car is 4100 lb.

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Lamborghini Murcielago

Lamborghini Murcielago was one of the most succesful Lamborghini cars.It was in production between 2001 and 2010 and a total of 4099 Murielago cars were produced.It is the  successor Lamborghini Diablo and is the predecessor of  Lamborghini Aventador. Murcielago was produced in both coupe and Roadster versions.This car also has a great history in making Lamborghini Profitable under Audi owner ship ( Audi was under Volkswagen ownership).The car price starts from $ 285,000. Continue reading

Lamborghini Reventon Roadster

Lamborghini Reventon Roadster is the soft top version of the popular Reventon Coupe.Only 15 cars were made and were priced at $ 1.6 milion.The car was launched at 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show.

The Roadster has the same design characteristics of the Reventon which is inspired by Fighting planes except with the absence of a roof.The right angled triangle headlights and the acute angle arrow design at the front looks the same.The car has a rear spoiler providing aero dynamic braking and stability at high speeds.The roadster version has a shiny white color scheme along with a mild black color scheme.

The roadster version like the coupe ditched traditional gauges in favor of LCD screens and the G force meter is also present in this exclusive Roadster.

While the coupe version weighs 3,670 lb the Roadster weighs 3725 pounds a 55 pounds increase in weight from the coupe version.

Engine:

The car doesn’t use the engine used on the coupe version instead the car sources its engine from Lamborghini Murcielago LP670 Super Veloce while the coupe version sourced the engine from Murcielago LP640.

The engine has 6.5 litre with V12 configuration.The 48 valves in the engine are controlled by DOHC.The engine produces 661 hp at 8,000 rpm and 490 lb-ft torque at 6,500 rpm.The engine red lines at 8,000 rpm.The car has a 205 mph top speed slightly lower than coupe version.

The transmission is the same 6 speed used on the coupe version.The All wheel drive used on the coupe version changed which sends a minimum 65 percent of torque to the rear wheels.Carbon Ceramic brakes seen on racing cars is provided as standard equipment.

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Lamborghini Reventon

Lamborghini Reventon is a Limited Edition car with production of only 20 cars and one additional car was produced for display purposes at the Lamborghini Museum.The car was launched at 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show.With a price tag of $ 1.5 Million it became the most expensive Lamborghini car at that point of time and also one of the costliest cars in the world.The top speed of the car was 356 km/hr(221.2 mph).The car name was derived from the name of a fighting bull raised by Don Heriberto Rodríguez family.Reventón means “he who seems to be about to burst”.The car was manufactured at Sant’Agata Bolognese the birth place of Lamborghini.

Design:

The car is a two-seater mid engine sports coupe. only two seats.The Reventon styling was heavily inspired by modern-day fastest air planes.To emphasize this, Lamborghini staged a race between a Reventón and a Panavia Tornado fighter plane on a 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) long runway. The Reventón was in the lead for most of the race, but the Tornado caught up “in the last few feet” of the race.

The car uses carbon fibre in its frames and the front of the car is designed in an acute angle arrow shape to enhance the front look of the car and the acute angle arrangement of the front helps in improving air intake to the engine.The front headlights are projector and LED combinations and the headlights are in right angled triangle shape.The headlight is Projector type with a series of Pilot LED lamps on top of the projector headlight assembly.The LED Headlights are like those seen on Audi’s which run all time when the car is running. Continue reading

Lamborghini Diablo “Limited Edition” cars

Diablo has a special place in Lamborghini history.The car was launched in 1990 and was the fastest production car at that time.This car showed the engineering prowess of  Lamborghini and turned the attention to them.Lamborghini had produced 8 Limited Edition cars in the Diablo model range.So we thought a blog post on the Limited Edition series in the Diablo range would be of interest. Continue reading