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Lamborghini Gallardo
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Manufacturer Lamborghini
Production 2003–2013
Model year(s) 2004–2014
Assembly Italy: Sant'Agata Bolognese
Predecessor Lamborghini Jalpa
Successor Lamborghini Huracán
Class Sports car (S)
Body style(s) 2-door coupé
2-door convertible (Spyder)
Layout
  • Longitudinal, mid-engine, all-wheel-drive (Gallardo 5.0, LP560-4, and LP570-4)
  • Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive (LP550-2)
Engine(s)
  • 5.0-litre even-firing V10 (first generation)
  • 5.2-litre odd-firing V10 (second generation)
Transmission(s) 6-speed manual
6-speed e-gear electrohydraulic manual
Wheelbase 2,560 mm
Length 4,300-4,386 mm
Width 1,900 mm
Height
  • Coupé: 1,165 mm
  • Spyder: 1,184 mm
Kerb weight
  • LP560-4: 1,410 kg
  • Gallardo coupé: 1,596 kg
  • Spyder: 1732 kg
  • Superleggera: 1,557 kg
  • LP550-2 Valentino Balboni: 1,546 kg
  • LP570-4 Superleggera: 1,519 kg
Related
  • Audi R8 (Type 42)
  • Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
  • Lamborghini Egoista
Designer
  • Italdesign Giugiaro (initial design)
  • Luc Donckerwolke (final design)
  • Walter de Silva (mid-cycle refresh)

The Lamborghini Gallardo is a sportscar that has been built by Lamborghini since 2003 and is Lamborghini's most-produced model to date. The Gallardo is named after a type of fighting bull. Later, at the Geneva Motor Show 2014, the Gallardo was replaced by the Lamborghini Huracán. There are also police car models of the Gallardo for countries like Italy and England. The Gallardo's superior is the Lamborghini Murciélago. The Lamborghini V10 engine was reused in the Audi R8.


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