LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO SUPERLEGGERA
Comprehensively maintained – Last serviced at 23,956 miles / October 2020. New clutch at 21,509 miles.
Black Alcantara upholstery, carbon fibre bucket seats, 4-point safety harnesses, interior carbon package “Superleggera” (steering wheel, dashboard, centre console, parking brake, centre gauges), front lift, fitted roll-bar, radio delete, electric windows, climate control, sports mode, fog lights, driver/passenger airbags.
19″ forged Speedline “Scorpius” lightweight alloys, carbon ceramic brakes, black brake callipers, carbon fibre rear wing, carbon side skirts, carbon door mirrors, carbon rear diffuser, lightweight windscreen, polycarbonate side/rear windows.
Desirable Grigio Telesto, optional rear carbon fibre high level spoiler, deep carbon fibre side-skirts, special addition, Superleggera graphics contracted in matt black.
Nero Alcantara + Carbon fibre.
Carbon fibre racing seats. Optional carbon interior pack, replacing the door inserts, centre tunnel, steering wheel, handbrake and centre console as well as a radio delete to help save over 100kg over the standard car. White faced instrument dials with red needles, including high mounted three dial binnacle in carbon fibre surround.
Optional 4-Point harnesses and a factory roll bar are also specified. All surfaces retail a fresh appearance, even the vulnerable Alcantara remain in order, showing little sign of any wear.
WHEELS AND TYRES
<Model specific lightweight, Anthracite forged 19″ alloys, with matching Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tyres.
235/35 ZR 19 (91Y) front
295/30 ZR 19 (100Y) rear
Optional carbon ceramic brakes, black callipers with Lamborghini signature highlighted in white.
SERVICE HISTORY & PROVENANCE
Supplied new on 04/06/2007 by Lamborghini Prague, this enviable specified Superleggera is 1 of just 258 examples produced for the EU and is thought to be 1 of just 3 cars to leave the factory in full lightweight spec.. The car stayed in Prague until 2012 when it was exported to Sweden and then was imported to the UK in 2015 by the current owner.
The original service book shows 9 stamps from main dealers, and highly regarded marquee specialists, performed at the following intervals;
16/07/08 – Lamborghini Prague – 10,182 km
22/07/09 – Lamborghini Prague – 11,424 km
02/07/10 – Lamborghini Prague – 11,975 km
06/11/12 – Von Braun Sports Cars – 25,193 km
12/12/13 – Von Braun Sports Cars – 27,868 km
28/05/15 – Lamborghini Sevenoaks – 33,560 km
09/07/18 – Barkaways – 34,616 km (New Clutch)
17/09/19 – Barkaways – 35,466 km
27/10/20 – Barkaways – 38,554 km / 23,956 miles
Forming part of a private collection since import into the U.K. and used sparingly, covering just over 3,000 miles in the past 5 years.
Present with the car is the complete original book pack in its leather folder, original tool pack with white leather gloves, selection of service invoices, Certificate of Conformity, V5 and 2 sets of keys.
Fully HPI clear with certificate.
THE DRIVE & ENGINE
The Lamborghini Gallardo was launched in 2003, and by 2013, when it was replaced by the Huracán, it had become the Italian company’s all-time best-selling model.
The first generation Gallardo was equipped with a V10 engine, mid-positioned and with a capacity of 5 litres. It was fitted with all-wheel drive and was offered with either a conventional six-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed electro-hydraulic semi-automatic robotised ‘E-gear’ system.Unveiled at the 2007 Geneva Auto Show, designed and built by Carrozzeria Touring, the Superleggera featured carbon fibre panels for the rear diffuser, under-tray, mirror housings, interior door panels, central tunnel, engine cover as well as full carbon fibre bucket seats, titanium wheel nuts, Polycarbonate side/rear windows and forged Speedline “Scorpius” lightweight rims, a weight reduction of 100kgs.
This Lamborghini 5.0ltr, naturally aspirated V10, power unit, has an updated intake system, exhaust and ECU, providing an additional10 bhp for the Superleggera, up to 523bhp, a top speed on 196 mph, 0-60 achieved in 3.8 secs, accompanied by that glorious soundtrack.
With nine service stamps in the original service book, the last completed in October 2020, just a few hundred miles ago.
Produced in limited numbers, for only a 15 month period, from 2007 to May 2008, just 618 units were produced globally.