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For geeks who like to like to go fast, but don’t necessarily want to reach dangerous speeds on the roads, you’ll be happy to know there’s a laptop for you. ASUS unveiled its new line of Lamborghini-inspired laptops at Computex 2010, so you can look hot cruising the information highway.
Measuring in at 12.1” and 15.6” respectively, the LX6 and LX7 are sure to catch some admiring glances around the office. They’re sleek, sexy and over the top – just like the luxury automotive brand it shares a name with. Borrowing its style from the uber-hot Gallardo, the LX6 and LX7 come with a host of drool-inducing features. Also helping distinguish them as premium systems are their new glossy casing, sleek automotive adornments and chiclet keyboards. Mind-blowing visuals are brought to life thanks to the NVIDIA ION graphics platform and 512MB VRAM, while outstanding audio components were designed by Bang & Olufsen ICE power.
Although prices have yet to be released on these two beauties, bets are that they’ll come in at a lot less than the car.
Audi has just released pricing for the new V10-powered R8 in the U.S. The 525hp exotic will start at $146,000 with a six-speed manual transmission and $155,100 for Audi’s R-tronic auto-box with paddle shifters.
The 4.2-liter V8 model will continue to be offered at a starting price of $114,200.
Standard equipment on the new R8 5.2 FSI includes a rear-biased quattro all-wheel drive system Audi magnetic ride, navigation, a 465-watt Bang & Olufsen Sound System, Audi parking system with backup camera, and 10-way heated sport seats. This is on top of the amazing V10 engine with 525hp and 391 ft-lbs of torque.
The 2010 R8 V10 will also be offered in an exclusive color: Sepang Blue pearl effect.
“The R8 is a proven worldwide success story for Audi,” said Johan de Nysschen, President, Audi of America. “The positive effects of the vehicle on dealers, customers, and Audi fans alike have exceeded all expectations. The addition of the V10-powered R8 5.2 FSI quattro adds further equity into the already sought-after R8 nameplate and the Audi brand.”
Today the first two U.S.-spec 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI models were delivered to the winning bidders at the 2009 Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance charity auction back in February. Two two models sold for a combined $850,000, with all the proceeds going to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, Fla.
Official release after the jump: