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LAMBORGHINI Gallardo LP560-4 Review

OUR TEST CAR: LAMBORGHINI Gallardo LP560-4 2013

The Background
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Meeting a Lamborghini Gallardo in person is quite an event, the car’s presence creates that kind of feeling that instantly sharpens all your senses, awakening the instincts even in the most tame of personalities.

It makes full sense then that Sant’Agata Bolognese chose to enhance the Gallardo’s visual aura as its successor comes closer and closer to being shown to the world. The exterior changes dominate what Lamborghini introduces as a refresh for its smaller supercar, as this is not an overall facelift such as the one introduced in 2008.

2013 or 2014 will be the last model year for what has become Lamborghini’s most popular model ever. Since the Gallardo is such a charming little devil, it has managed to make over 13,000 customers say “I do” so far.

It would’ve been impossible for the V10 supercar not to receive so much praise, since it was the first of its family to come with a considerable dowry, the dependability of parent Audi's cars.

And there’s plenty of faces to choose from if you want to buy a Gallardo these days, with the revamp being limited to the “standard models”, while the special editions still use their original appearance.

So the Gallardo makes excellent wife material, but what if she’s actually a bit of an old doe? To answer this question, we proposed to a 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo. We’d like to tell you that she felt week in the knees and said “Yes!” with tears in its LED headlights, but it wasn’t so.

She did accept, but on one condition: the fun would only last a few days. At least she went for the elegant classic approach, a white dress.
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Allow me to break down the supercar system for you guys - cars like this Lamborghini Gallardo here are... a scam, a trickery. Everybody’s worshiping them, but if you really need four wheels that can get you to a certain location, look elsewhere.

Allow me to break down the supercar system for you guys - cars like this Lamborghini Gallardo here are... a scam, a trickery. Everybody’s worshiping them, but if you really need four wheels that can get you to a certain location, look elsewhere.

The problems start before the drive even begins. Each and every time I get in or out of the car, I have to be extra careful not to look silly. This stresses me so much, that every cent I’ve paid for my yoga classes becomes a waste. I can’t give the exercises up though, because I need insane mobility in order to actually not look like a monkey when I step out of this thing.

I don’t even have time to turn the key and I feel some pain in my back. The firmness of the seats means that the massage I took is also money thrown out the window.

When I finally get going, I’m pretty angry, so I floor it. Here is where the Lamborghini Gallardo stands out compared to a Ferrari, for example - the gearshift is so violent and the headrest is so firm, that I get the equivalent of a blow in the back of my head when I switch into second. I need money for an Advil, great!

Since I kind of exaggerated with the aforementioned yoga classes, I manage to focus on the engaging drive and I could pretend I’m happy. But the joy doesn’t last for too long - I have purses that are more spacious than the Gallardo, I simply feel suffocated in here. Inevitably, I have to stop for petrol and now is when I'm really spending big.

So, for the sake of lipstick on the mirror, why would you want to buy a Lamborghini Gallardo? I’ll tell you why - you see, in those small bits in between the situations I described above, this car gets me all crazy, it turns me into a wild cat, a lioness - It’s worth every penny I tell you!

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