Audi R8 set to race all over the globe with ULTRAAudi R8, will continue its world of motorsports conquest in 2012. After winning the australian Bathurst 12 Hours, here is more to come. The first four examples of the new customer sport race car, the Audi R8 LMS ultra, have been delivered ready for the 2012 season. Two other vehicles were shipped to Japan at the same time.
Video: Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4
Lamborghini unveiled the Gallardo LP560-4 at Geneva and this promotional video reveals a few more details about the revamped supercar.
Geneva: Lamborghini LP560-4
Some faceliftings are more interesting than others. The Lamborghini Gallardo is one f them and gets a styling and technical facelift with an all-new V10 engine.
Scans of the revamped Gallardo emerge on Internet
Scans of the latest Quattroruote magazine displaying the facelifted Lamborghini Gallardo have emerged on the Internet.
Lamborghini to show a redesigned Gallardo at Geneva
Lamborghini will unveil a revamped Gallardo at the next Geneva Motor Show with more power and an improved gearbox.
Lamborghini might build 100 Reventòn
Lamborghini originally planned to build only 20 Reventòn but demand is strong and the Italian supercar maker is seriously considering to increase the number to 100 vehicles. This is a rumour but in the past Ferrari built more F40 than planned and more recently Maserati produced more MC12 than expected.
Lamborghini built the 3000th Murcielago
Lamborghini has celebrated its 3000th Murcielago. When you know that the supercar costs £192,000, one does call it a big success. The 3000th Murcielago was a pale Telesto grey LP640 heading to the United States.
VW Group to develop four new platforms
In an interview given to Automotive News Europe, VW brand board member for development, Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg revealed that Volkswagen group will release four new platforms in the coming years in order to achieve the 2018 target. With those new platforms, the German carmaker expects to reduce its cost by 40% thanks to components shared between the platforms and development times by one year.
The most important platform will be the MQB which will underpin up to 6 million vehicles every year. The platform will be flexible enough to equip a large range of vehicles from small cars to upper-premium models. According to some insiders, the MQB platform will be used as in many as 20 different models.
A new Lamborghini supercar?
If you are not satisfied by the power of the Murcielago LP 640 model, Lamborghini's engineers are currently working on a new car that will produce more than 700bhp.
Lamborghini Gallardo V8 spotted at Sant'Agata headquarters
The website AutoGespot has released some pictures of the upcoming Gallardo V8, taken at Lamborghini’s headquarters in the Italian village of Sant’Agata.