New website for Lamborghini Cabrera set up, while latest spy pictures show supercar taking shape
The first teaser of the all-new Lamborghini Gallardo replacement has been released.
Lamborghini has set up a website for the new V10-powered model, which will possibly called the Cabrera, at hexagonproject.com, where visitors can push a start button to hear the new car roar into life.
The new model is expected to replace the Gallardo in the middle of 2014.
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The launch of this new website coincides with a brand new set of spy shots revealing a few more details about the styling of the car. The Lamborghini pictures show the new model is clearly inspired by the Aventador, featuring more angular lines, a slatted rear windscreen and a set of narrow taillights.
Judging by what we can see on hexagonproject.com the interior will get an Aventador-style makeover too – the push button start is identical to that seen on Lamborghini’s flagship model.
The newcomer is expected to share a platform with the next-generation Audi R8, so that means an aluminium spaceframe construction that should be far lighter than what lies underneath the Gallardo. The engine is expected to be a heavily modified version of the Gallardo’s 5.2-litre V10, tuned to put out around 600bhp.
With a new seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox replacing the clunky e-gear system, expect to see a 0-62mph time of just over three seconds and a top speed of well over 200mph.
Lamborghini hasn’t revealed any more official details but expect prices to kick off at around £165,000. Considering the timing of this teaser, it’s likely that we’ll see the wraps pulled off Lamborghini’s new supercar at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014.