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Lamborghini reaches 4,000 Murciélago sales

Lamborghini Murcielago number 4,000 (copyright image)

Lamborghini Murcielago number 4,000

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14th February, 2010

Italian Super sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini proudly celebrated an historic event last week: an LP 670-4 SuperVeloce version of its current flagship V12 Murciélago, carrying series number 4,000, had left Lamborghini's factory in Sant Agata Bolognese, destined for a Chinese buyer.

Commenting on the record production, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann said, "The enthusiasm our products incite makes us proud and confirms that the company's product strategy and model range are a winning combination, producing exceptionally desirable super sports cars."

Only around 2,900 of the previous V12 model, the Lamborghini Diablo, were built over eleven years of production.

The Murcielago SuperVeloce LP 670-4 carrying series number 4,000 is a light-weight version of the Murciélago LP 640 on which it is based.

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With an increase in power to 670 hp from its 6.5 V12 engine, and weight reduced by 100 kg, the power-to-weight ratio of the SuperVeloce is 2.3kg/hp. The 0-100 km/h acceleration is blisteringly quick at 3.2 seconds, and top speed reaches 342 km/h (212 mph). Only 350 SuperVeloce special series models will be produced, with each one's soft contours and razor-sharp edges showing the features of an extreme driving machine.

This SuperVeloce will be delivered to Lamborghini?s showroom in Hangzhou: China has become a strategically important market for Lamborghini?s super sportscars. The Italian car manufacturer has a sales affiliate in China as well as seven dealers who have recorded an exponential increase in sales, with the Pacific-Asian area responsible for a quarter of all Lamborghini cars produced.

Murciélago series number 4,000 shows off its carbon fibre body painted in orange Arancione Atlas, a luxurious cockpit in Alcantara and carbon fibre inserts, black sports bucket seats with orange contrasting trim and an imposing rear spoiler which improves vehicle stability at high speeds.


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