2008 Lamborghini Galardo Superleggera AWD Coupe
- Year: 2008
- Make: Lamborghini
- Model: Superleggera AWD Coupe
- Type: Coupe
- Miles: 6925
Location : Riverhead, New York, 11901
2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera 6,925 actual miles5.0L V10 (523hp)Optional carbon ceramic brakes package$261,965 sticker price6-speed E-Gear systemNero Perseus interior w- carbon package1 of 46 by colorFull-time four-wheel driveNavigation system - rear view cameraAsking a car guy about their dream car is always a risky proposition. Some may gravitate towards one particular model without hesitation but most of us will only respond with questions. What era? What country of origin? What price range? It's a complex topic. One thing is for sure though - start asking about European cars and you'll eventually end up talking about Lamborghinis. When it comes to blending speed, exclusivity, and pure one-upmanship, few cars do it better. This 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera is an uncompromisingly high-performance car that, thanks to an impressive list of options stickered at $261,965 new. Meticulously maintained and driven just 6,925 miles, this track star is barely broken in and ready for more. If you're ready to bring home a fantasy car for a fraction of the sticker price, this Gallardo Superleggera is a perfect option.While most Lamborghinis are infinitely customizable, this Superleggera maintains its focus with a limited list of options. Thankfully, the original buyer (a senior manager at Google) opted for all the good ones:CCB-Black CalipersNavigation SystemBluetoothStandard SeatsFloor MatsLifting SystemPrep. Track Tubular FrameRear WingLeather Roof LiningAnti-theft SystemTire Pressure Warning LightsCarbon PackageRear View CameraAs far as looks - you better be an extrovert or an introvert with a strong desire to change if you're going to bring this Superleggera home. It grabs attention and starts conversations wherever it's driven. That appeal starts with the classic wedge shape of the car but is elevated by the impressive Arancio Borealis paint. That's Lamborghini's term for the enigmatic shade of orange that adorns the car's lightweight panels. Just 46 were produced in this hue during the model year but the color is an absolute show stopper. If you're familiar with the company, you already know these cars are hand prepped and painted in Mirandola, roughly 35 miles north of the Lamborghini factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese. It's a 200+ hour process and, judging by this car, worth every minute. The paintwork practically glows and fitment is perfect - exactly what you would expect from a car this close to the $300k mark.The Superleggera name translates to super light so obviously weight saving was a major concern. All told, Lamborghini engineers freed the car of roughly 150lbs - no small feat when starting with an already weight-sensitive supercar. On the outside of the car, that equates to carbon fiber rear view mirrors, side sills, and a dramatic rear diffuser. The windows were a consideration as well with a lighter windshield and a polycarbonate window over the engine bay. Of course, there were a few stylistic pieces added as well to further distinguish the car from its less aggressive sibling. At the sides, a tasteful black stripe extends from the front wheel well, flowing into a side vent. At the back of the car, an optional fixed carbon fiber spoiler assists with downforce while, below, dark rear taillights mix with that diffuser to create a sinister rear view.A lot of cars are immediately recognizable by visual cues but how many can you recognize by sound alone? It's a list that Lamborghini tops, thanks in part to inspired power plants like this 5.0L V10. It's fundamentally the same engine found in regular Gallardos but Lamborghini engineers freed some extra power, bringing overall numbers to 523 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. The change came from updates to the engine software, the addition of a larger intake manifold, and a revised exhaust system. Coupled with the weight savings measures, those improvements are good for some impressive numbers like a 3.5-second 0-60, 7.9-second 0-100, and a downright fast 11.7-seconds.