The Lamborghini Murciélago is a sports car of Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini in 2002 and came on the market. The car was designed by the Belgian Luc Donckerwolke and is the successor to the Diablo. The Murciélago is a two-door and two-seat coupe. In 2004 there was a roadster version of the Murcielago.
In 2006, the Murcielago replacement for the Murcielago LP640 which has a more powerful engine. In 2007 followed the Roadster which was succeeded by the LP640 Roadster.
In 2010, the brand presented a new version of the Murciélago, the LP670. LP stands for "Posterior Longitudinal", which refers to the lengthwise direction positioned motor with 670 hp. In appearance, the model was slightly different spoiler, front bumper and rear. With this model, Lamborghini says goodbye to the Lamborghini Murcielago.
In 1998, Lamborghini was bought by Audi. At that time, Lamborghini was busy with a successor to the nearly decade-old Diablo. However, Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen boss, loved the design but nothing and put include the design studio Bertone to work to come up with something. Better Meanwhile, to Luc Donckerwolcke when working for Audi, commissioned to redesign, which resulted in the Diablo VT 6.0, the old Diablo a car that much similarity to the Murcielago. The combination Donckerwolke – however Bertone did not go entirely smoothly, and finally it was decided that Donckerwolke would ensure themselves for the overall design of the new car. Although clearly the Murcielago successor of the Diablo, he just like the older Countach remarkably clean lines and it combines various elements from legendary Lamborghini models.
The four-wheel drive Murciélago was fitted with a typical 60 ° Lamborghini V12 engine. 6.2-liter, he gives 580hp at 7500 rpm to life and provides a maximum torque of 650 newton meters. Good for a top speed of 330km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100km/h in 3.7 seconds. Acceleration to 160km/h comes in just over 8 seconds. The Murcielago is provided with a dynamic rear wing, which is automatically increased at a high speed of up to 70 degrees is to be able to guarantee. stable handling
Customers have the choice of two (six) transmissions: manual and the extra-cost e-gear option. (Semi-automatic)
Consumption fluctuates around 18-19 litres/100km.
In 2006, the Murcielago got a new engine. The 6.2-liter V12 was replaced by a 6.5-liter V12 engine with an output of 640hp. The name was changed to Lamborghini Murcielago LP640.
As often happens with Lamborghini, the name of the car comes from bullfighting. During a battle in the arena of Córdoba, the Spanish matador Rafael Molina saved on October 5, 1879 the life of the bull Murcielago, when to be still standing up. Bull stabbed 24 times after
Murcielago is Spanish for bat.
In 2007, the Lamborghini Murcielago did in the FIA â€‹â€‹GT class along with the Murcielago R-GT. The GT-R is a special racing version that takes part in various races.