Hearing a Lamborghini V12 in-action is something most auto enthusiasts will never forget, now imagine that rumble coming from a motorcycle. The beast you see above made an appearance at Cars and Coffee Alpharetta, GA this past weekend weekend, complete with six carburetors and those familiar throttle bodies. Auto Evolution reports, "Up until the Aventador was launched, Lamborghini improved on the same 60-degree quad-cam V12 Bizzarini designed in the early 60s. Over the years, the engine went from 3.5 to 4.0, 6.2 and 6.5 liters, with the muscle increasing from 274 to 670 hp." Continue reading for the clip and more information.
When Lamborghini Veneno Roadster meets the new Batmobile, you get the Vapour GT. Though still in concept form, this vehicle is being presented to potential clients worldwide. Gray Design says that if "an order is placed, the Vapour GT will be custom built by our team of automotive experts who have been involved in the development of the Bugatti Veyron and other extreme builds to guarantee that the driving experience will match the visual impact of the car." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an ultra geeky Dr. Who Tardis marriage proposal.
Here's a first look at the stunning Lamborghini Asterion LPI-910-4 (the "I" is for Ibrido, which is Italian for "hybrid"), a 910 horsepower plug-in hybrid supercar. It's powered by a 5.2L V10 pumping out 610 horsepower, mated to a 300 horsepower electric motor for sping-tingling 910 combined horsepower experience, through all four tires. Continue reading for more images of the vehicle and information.
Auto enthusiasts Wang Yu and Li Lintao from Beijing, China, have adored supercars since childhood, but as some already know, imported vehicles are heavily taxed in the country. So, they decided to build their own Lamborghini Diablo SV from scratch. It all started when the two friends returned home from studying mechanical engineering abroad in the UK and Germany. They began sourcing parts from China's version of eBay, Taobao Marketplace. One year and $227,000 USD later, the replica finally became a reality. It's powered by a Toyota-sourced V8 engine and can go from 0 to 60mph in 4.8 seconds, topping out at 192mph. Continue reading to see the entire build process from start to finish.
Lamborghini grew rapidly during its first decade, but sales plunged in the wake of the 1973 worldwide financial downturn and the oil crisis. The firm's ownership changed three times after 1973, including a bankruptcy in 1978. American Chrysler Corporation took control of Lamborghini in 1987 and sold it to Malaysian investment group Mycom Setdco and Indonesian group V'Power Corporation in 1994. In 1998, Mycom Setdco and V'Power sold Lamborghini to the Volkswagen Group where it was placed under the control of the group's Audi division. Continue reading for more.
The Lamborghini Egoista was first unveiled in 2013, and is a concept car created for the company's 50th anniversary. Not just for looks, it's a fully functioning model, based on the Lamborghini Gallardo. Featuring a 5.2 L (317 cu in) V10 engine producing 600 hp (447 kW; 608 PS). Continue reading for more cool facts you may not have known about the fighter-jet inspired supercar.
Have an extra $600,000 - $800,000 laying around (starting bid) and love classic supercars? Then RM Auctions has just for you. This 1979 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Series I was limited to just 50 units and is powered by a 375HP 3929 cc DOHC V12 engine with six Weber horizontal two-barrel carburetors, mated to a five-speed manual transmission. Continue reading for more images and information.
Limited to just 3 units worldwide, the €3.12-million (possibly much more expensive in China due to import taxes) Lamborghini Veneno has hit Beijing. It's powered by an Aventador-sourced 740bhp 6.5L V12. Car Zero, which was the vehicle on display at many shows, will be retained by the factory for the museum. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of one guy who managed to pour a beer with his forehead.
At first glance, or at least from the picture, this looks like a Lamborghini, but upon closer inspection, you'll notice something is off. That's because it's actually a highly modified Nissan 300ZX coupe with 70,000 km on the odometer. Unfortunately, you won't find a beastly 720hp V12 engine underneath, but rather a 3.0L V6 Twin Turbo DOHC petrol engine. Continue reading for more pictures.
You know you're a geek, when...seeing Batman on the way to work, in a Lamborghini Gallardo convertible nonetheless, actually brightens your day. Since we're on the subject of the Dark Knight, did you know that by 1964, sales on Batman titles had fallen so drastically DC was "planning to kill Batman off altogether," according to creator and artist Bob Kane? Continue reading to see more things that apply to geeks only.