Lamborghini’s new and restyled mid-engine model made its debut at the 2003 Geneva Auto Show. Inspired by a lengthy wing investigation process by Fabrizio Giugiaro of ItalDesign Giugiaro design firm, the production Gallardo was credited to the then Lamborghini design chief Luc Donckerwolke. The Gallardo’s main engineering was largely down to the Audi team—Lamborghini’s senior design partner.
An international jury convened by The Triennale di Milano art/design museum voted the 2006 Spider, “The World’s most Beautiful Car.” The Gallardo’s mechanical performance was comfortably worthy of the Lamborghini badge that sits proud on the front of the bull,
Gallardo models offered performance worthy of the fierce breed of Spanish fighting bull that was their namesake. Their V10 engine generated 520bhp included a 6-speed gearbox and was able to hit 60mph in less than 5 seconds,
This particular grey on black and white interior example shows a little over 48,000 miles on the clock, has an uprated Tubi Exhaust System and comes with a comprehensive history file including many bills of maintenance work, Mot’s and service invoices. The clutch was also replaced at 34,822 miles which is also documented. A UK V5C log book and valid Mot is also supplied with the car, a great opportunity to acquire Lamborghinis best-selling model.
The Gallardo was destined to be the most popular model series ever. Production at Sant’Agata ended in November 2013. Over the car’s ten-year production period a total of 14,022 examples were made making it the huge success Lamborghini had hoped for.