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View Poll Results: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640
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Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

This time we have the evolution of the original Murciélago. LP640 stands for Longitudinale Posteriore, the position and orientation of the engine, and 640 as in the amount of horsepower said engine develops.

Engine: 60º Aluminum Alloy V12
Displacement: 6.496 liter
Aspiration: Natural
Power: 640 bhp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque: 486.8 lb·ft @ 6,000 rpm
Drive: All wheel drive
Weight: 1,665 kilo (3,670.7 lbs)
0 - 60 mph: 3.3 seconds
Top speed: 211 mph (340 km/h)
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

Cool, the engine noise is unreal!
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Just looking at the engine means I want one
 
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

i love these things. my favourite lambo. super cool.

what a noise, one 2ft exhaust pipe, mad paint colours, crazy looks and i absolutely love these

and it was one of my suggestions that makes it cooler
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

Cool, I'll have mine in the bright orange please!
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

The sexiest current supercar IMO. sub zero.
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I would love one.
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

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is their a ridiculously sub zero category?
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

"****ing hell!!" was the noise i made as i heard one of these start up. I was standing right behind it and had the full effect shoot up my legs, rattle my spine, before nearly blowing my ear drums into the hedges lining either side of the staff car park. I had always maintained that these cars were ridiculous and only for the..err...less endowed amongst us. It was too wide, too loud, too impractable, and too German to be taken seriously. It was, in my mind, too reminiscent of the Diablo (which we all know is a terrible car), that i gave a hearty chuckle when i was told my boss was borrowing one for the weekend.

"It's here!!" they shouted as it rumbled into the car park. "C'mon, lets take a look!!"

I resisted, eager to continue my work rather than go outside into the summer sun and look at, what was in my mind, a piece of Audi hokum with a fake badge stuck on the front. And if it really was a thoroughbred Italian powerhouse was it really any better than that monstrosity from the 80's anyway? So i sat there while the entire rest of the workforce went and took blurry pics of it on their phones.

I bet it was yellow, too. They were always yellow. Of all the colours available, why yellow?

Well, eventually i went outside. Phil, my boss, was slavering over it with the rest of them. It nearly filled the car park on it's own. Just as i had thought. Ridiculous. Didn't look bad from the rear though. Even though it was indeed in that unimaginative yellow. It's stance, looking at it from the rear, was impressive and truly intimidating. The rear wheels were at least four times as thick as the one's on my Citroen and i could smell the metal as it ticked and cooled. The engine was peeking ever-so-slightly out through it's cover allowing you to know that it was there without giving anything away. And i couldn't believe how low it was. I remember thinking how truly bull-like it was. It seemed to lean forward, head lowered, tyres gripping ready for the off. All it needed was a set of horns.

"I'll start it up." he says, his face full of childish excitement. I suppose i should have moved from my standpoint to somewhere around the side. But i didn't. I was probably only a couple of inches away from the exhaust, leaning forward to read the neat joined-up writing that lay on the engine to see if it really did say Lamborghini and whether it was just a sticker or not. It did. And it wasn't. And the resulting blast as he blipped the throttle as it fired up was enough send me reeling. My exclamation was enough to warrant quite a bit of stick from my colleagues for the rest of the day.

A cool car. But it cant be seriously cool if it took a German to get it right.

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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

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Cool, I'll have mine in the bright orange please!
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is their a ridiculously sub zero category?
You mean the Miura section??
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You mean the Miura section??
no, he said sub zero
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cool, I like it
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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

As soon as I saw the title of this thread there was no need to review the car's specs, read the discussion etc. Sub-zero for those auto-opening air intake wings alone! That's rock and roll right there.
The Murcielago looks miles better than the Gallardo in my book, and better than any recent Ferrari too.
I'm sure you can get your Lamborghini in red, but it doesn't have to be red. This is good.
And it doesn't share its V12 with some Audi limo, which is a good thing too.
And you can't buy it in diesel or automatic, and Lamborghini don't make an SUV.

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Re: Lamborghini Murciélago LP640

Very cool, not sub zero though. Great engine. Love the lurid Lambo colours too. No shrinking violets need apply!
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I have been dropping hints for Christmas but I don't think Sharon has got the message...
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Incredible car, I would sell my kidney and eat my shoes just to own one.

Not cool however!
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Nice, I sat in one last Christmas at the Italian Car club party. Red of course cool.
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Sub-Zero. And a Lime Green one for me please!

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Cool
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After seeing these been hand built at the factory, watching the engines been hand built (they manufacture and assemble the entire engine in house), listening to one in their rolling road chamber....

It’s got to be Sub Zero.
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Love the looks and performance of this thing

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Cool but only just.
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Lambos don't normally do it for me, but this one's understated enouh to be
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Uncool. Just like the Countach and Diablo.
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