Thermochromism is basically the property of substances to change color due to a change in temperature. When when this is applied to paint jobs, some crazy things can happen. Even an appearance by a superhero isn't out of the question, and German artist Rene Turrek has released a video showing his latest project: a heat-sensitive Lamborghini Gallardo that appears purplish at first, but reveals a "cap-tastic" surprise. Continue reading to watch.
The Lamborghini Athon is basically a concept car designed by Bertone for Lamborghini that made its debut at the 1980 Turin Motor Show. Bsed on the Silhouette chassis, which was out of production at the time, it resembled a sleek topless roadster, complete with a finely detailed, futuristic interior. Power came from a 3.0L V8 engine that generated 260bhp. Unfortunately, the vehicle was never intended to be put into production, with Lamborghini's financial troubles at the time sealing its fate. Continue reading for more interesting facts.
Lamborghini Cala, also known as the Italdesign Cala to some auto enthusiasts, was a concept car designed by Italdesign Giugiaro. The vehicle made its official debut at the 1995 Geneva Motor Show, and unlike other concepts, this was a completely functional prototype that never made it into production. Its name was derived from the Piedmentese dialect of Northern Italy and meant "look, over there!". Continue reading for more cool facts.
At first glance, this appears to be a real Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, but it's actually a replica. That's right, the reason why all the proportions are correct is because rather than use a donor car, everything was built from the ground up, with a tube chassis and fiberglass/carbon fiber body by NAERC. Continue reading for a dyno pull as well as some spirited highway driving.
If DeLorean and Lamborghini made a car, it would probably be the Marzal, which made its official debut at the 1967 Geneva Motor Show. Designed by Marcello Gandini of Bertone, it was created to supply Ferruccio Lamborghini with a true four-seater car for his lineup which already included the 400GT 2+2 and the Miura. Continue reading for five cool and unusual things you may not have known about this stylish supercar.
The Lamborghini Raptor is basically a one-off vehicle created in 1996 by Zagato in partnership with Alain Wicki for Lamborghini. The body features the Zagato "double bubble" as well as an innovative door design where the whole middle section of the car swivels up and forward. There was also a removable hard top (not pictured) for those nice and sunny summer cruises. Continue reading for more cool facts.
The Lamborghini Cheetah was basically Lamborghini's first attempt at building an off-road vehicle. It was built on contract from Mobility Technology International (MTI), which in turn was contracted by the US military to design and build a new all-terrain vehicle. The basis of the design came from MTI, and was largely a copy of FMC's XR311 prototype developed for the military in 1970. Continue reading for more interesting facts about this vehicle.
The Lamborghini Sogna was created by Japanese designer Ryoji Yamazaki, head of the Art & Tech studio. At age 13, he had a dream about a supercar, and at 41, he made it a reality. It all started with a Lamborghini Countach and then he made an entirely new body from aluminum, painted it green and then debuted it at the 1991 Geneva Motor Show, with the intention of making it a limited production vehicle. That never happened, but a few years later another fully-functional Sogna was built for the 1994 Essen Motor Show. Continue reading for three videos and more information.
Powering the aviation-inspired Lamborghini Egoista is a 5.2L V12 engine pumping out 600-horsepower, but what really stands out are its aggressive angles and sharp lines. The bodywork consists of active aerodynamic panels that raise and lower for optimum downforce and stability. To top things off, the LED clearance lights, hidden xenon headlamps, and rims are supposedly made from anti-radar material to ensure that your enemies never see you coming. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one that shows what happens when you remove camera shake from Star Trek.
Limited to just 20 examples worldwide, a pristine-condition Lamborghini Sesto Elemento could be yours for a cool $3-million. At 2,202-pounds, it's powered by a 5.2L V10 that produces 570-horsepower put on the asphalt through an AWD system, enabling it to hit 60mph in a mere 2.5-seconds. The lucky owner said: "I am not royalty, I am just a normal person like you and everyone here. Nothing more, nothing less." Should you have the money to purchase this gem, the sales process will be made through a non-disclosure system to anonymity for both parties. Continue reading for the Top Gear test video and a link to the actual sales page.