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Lamborghini has announced it will unveil a “super sports car” next month at the Frankfurt auto show, with initial rumors suggesting it would be a production version of the Sesto Elemento concept. The latest report, however, suggests that, while similar, the new model will be a version of the Gallardo Super Trofeo race car. The important difference, here, is that while it won’t be as extreme as the carbon-chassis concept, it will be street legal!
Only 30 of these special cars will be built, and will be based on the LP560-4. The vehicle will feature a 5.2-liter V10 cranking out a whopping 562-hp and mated to a six-speed e-gear paddleshift transmission will likely achieve a 0-62 mph time of three seconds and a 210 mph top speed. The car will have a race-spec suspension, have a stripped-out interior and will feature significant use of composite materials – even more so than the Superleggera. The Gallardo will likely weigh around 2,850 lbs, 150 lbs lighter than the standard car. The Lambo will also feature aerodynamic tweaks, with a large wing at the rear and a very aggressive front splitter. Expect a price tag of around $285,000.
[Source: Auto Express]