Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder is a car of style and luxury. It is not just an open-top version of the Coupe, but a completely new model, having an attractive new design and a unique system for opening and closing the fabric roof which utilises the engine compartment to store the folded roof. The roof raising/lowering system of the Gallardo Spyder is based on an electronic control system with electro-hydraulic actuators.
Design and Interior
The car has structural aluminum space frame which is based on extruded aluminium parts welded to cast aluminium joint elements. It has aluminium double-wishbone front and rear suspension system. The dimensions of the Gallardo, combined with its competitive performance targets, ensure the car has an athletic compactness. The long wheelbase is complemented by short overhangs dynamise its appearance.
The Gallardo Spyder features typical and unique mono-volume proportions, which integrate the Lamborghini design attributes of purism, athleticism and sharpness. Great care has been taken over the structural design of the Spyder. The car always feels clamped hard to the road. The steering is direct and precise, and the suspension has been recalibrated. The high-performance tyres and large alloy wheels contribute to the driving characteristic of the convertible. Power-lifting axle prevents scraping of the bumper on steep roads. The electronically controlled suspension system makes the car stable on unfavorable terrain.
The price of Gallardo Spyder is around $200,000.
Gallardo Spyder is equipped with 10 cylinder 4961 cc engine that delivers maximum power of 382kw @ 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 510 Nm @ 4250 rpm. The car can attain a top speed of 314 km/h.
A host of safety features such as Full ESP system with ABS, ASR, ABD, anti-roll bar, anti-dive, and anti-squat have been incorporated in Spyder. The front- and side-impact airbags protect passengers from the impact of collisions.