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 |  Dec 12 2013, 10:31 AM

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Even with the crazy expensive Veneno Roadster globally unveiled last week, Lamborghini isn’t forgetting about its affordable models, and our spy photographers managed to grab some pics of one such car, the Gallardo replacement dubbed the Cabrera.

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 |  Dec 11 2013, 7:31 AM

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Lamborghini has released episode two of its Hexagon Project web series, which will hopefully lead up to the unveiling of the Cabrera.

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 |  Dec 04 2013, 9:02 AM

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Lamborghini has launched a new video series dubbed the “Hexagon Project,” which is probably a code name for its upcoming Cabrera model.

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 |  Nov 21 2013, 12:33 PM

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The Lamborghini Cabrera prototypes have shed their all-black camouflage and now sport the stripes and swirls spy photo stage.

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 |  Sep 24 2013, 8:56 AM

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AutoGuide’s spy photographers caught Lamborghini’s successor to the Gallardo making early morning laps of the Nurburgring in Germany today wearing very little camouflage. 

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 |  Sep 02 2013, 4:34 PM

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The successor to the highly successful Lamborghini Gallardo will be revealed early next year and the first details of the car, reportedly named the Cabrera, are starting to surface.

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 |  Aug 08 2013, 8:31 AM

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A successor to the Lamborghini Gallardo has been rumored for several years now, and this might just be a prototype of the car, rumored to be called the Cabrera, out testing out in the wild.

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 |  Mar 12 2012, 9:02 AM

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The successor to the popular Lamborghini Gallardo model is expected to make its debut next year and is currently rumored to be named “Cabrera.”

The current Gallardo model has been on the market – with 12,000 built – since 2003 without any major changes to its exterior, showing just how well an appropriately wild design can age. Lambo is hoping to repeat this success with an all new design that will be a revolution, not an evolution, according to Lamborghini’s CEO.

In a recent interview with Car and Driver, CEO Stephan Winkelmann said that the new Cabrera will make a “clear cut” from the Gallardo: “We always say that design is not an evolution but a revolution, and this will be the philosophy of the follow-up to the Gallardo.”

The new Cabrera will replace the Gallardo as the entry-level Lambo and will be an all-wheel drive exotic sporting an upgraded version of the current V10 engine. Early estimates have the Cabrera achieving around 600-hp with a dual-clutch automatic transmission. Surprisingly, Lamborghini has confirmed in order for the new car to work seamlessly, the Cabrera will not have a manual transmission option.

In order to keep the price tag affordable and respectable, Lamborghini won’t be employing the excessive use of carbon fiber which was found in their Aventador model. With that said, Lamborghini is still aiming to have the successor weigh in less than the current-generation Gallardo.

We just hope that the new Cabrera will have more influences than not from the Sesto Elemento (seen above).

GALLERY: Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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 |  Mar 30 2011, 10:12 AM

Having just launched its new flagship Aventador supercar, Lamborghini has reportedly already begun extensive work on the Gallardo successor.

Tipped to be named the Cabrera, the new ‘entry level’ Lambo will continue the tradition of V10 power and AWD of Lambo’s most successful model ever.

Power is expected to reach the 600-hp mark, with a serious focus on light weight components – although it’s not yet clear if the car will include a full carbon fiber chassis tub like the Sesto Elemento concept car (above).

With that power rating look for the car’s official title to be Lamborghini Cabrera LP600-4 when it arrives some time in 2012.

[L'automobile]