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 |  Feb 12 2010, 11:53 AM

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Times might be tough in the world of exotic sports car sales, but Lamborghini continues to grow as an automaker announcing that the 4,000th Murciélago model has just rolled off the production line, destined for a customer in China.

Introduced back in 2001, the Murciélago has been a much larger success than its predecessor, the Diabo, which totaled 2,900 units over its 11 year production run. “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 sportscars,” said company President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann.

The 4,000th Murcie is no standard model either, but rather an ultra high performance LP670-4 SuperVeloce with 670-hp and significant weight reduction. Lamborghini claims a 0-62 mph time of 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 212 mph.

With 4,000 units now sold at a base price of at least $300,000 (most models costing much more than that), the company has moved at least $1.2 Billion worth of Murciélagos. Lambo’s more populist model, the Gallardo has been an even larger success with almost 10,000 units sold since 2003.

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 |  Mar 18 2009, 12:29 PM

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Here it is; the promo video Lamborghini used during the unveiling of the new LP670-4 SuperVeloce. Lambo makes some incredible videos of their cars and this one is no different with plenty of drifting, tire screeching and roaring V12 action.

The LP670-4 makes 670hp and 487 ft-lbs of torque from a 6.5-liter V12 engine and can hit 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds. It also weights 220 lbs less than the standard LP640 thanks to the use of plenty of carbon fiber.

Top speed for the new Bull is rated at 212 mph thanks in part to the extra power but also due to the increased aerodynamics of the car. In fact the LP670 SV is offered with two different spoilers as well as some very custom aerodynamics that help keep it stable at high speeds.

The Lamborghini LP670-4 SV is limited to just 350 units.

GALLERY: Lamborghini LP670-4 SuperVeloce

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 |  Mar 03 2009, 2:03 AM
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**UPDATED with Official REVEAL Photos

Lambo has done it again, releasing an even more powerful version of the LP640, the LP670-4 SuperVeloce. Boasting as outrageous 670hp and 487 ft-lbs of torque from the Lambo 6.5-liter V12 engine this is enough, says Lamborghini, to propel the LP670 SV to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds.

There are, however, two other important reasons for the incredibly fast acceleration time, the supercar’s weight and its AWD system. For starters, as the 4 in the car’s name suggests, the SuperVeloce is still an all-wheel drive beast.

The amazing thing, however, was that Lamborghini still managed to reduce the weight of the car by 220 lbs.!

Top speed for the new Bull is rated at 212 mph thanks in part to the extra power but also due to the  increased aerodynamics of the car. In fact the LP670 SV is offered with two different spoilers as well as some very custom aerodynamcis that help keep it stable at high speeds.

The Lamborghini LP670-4 SV will be limited to just 350 units.

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GALLERY: Lamborghini LP670-4 SuperVeloce

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