2006 Lamborghini Murcielago

  • 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago Base Convertible
    • MAX MPG
      13
    • SEATS
      2
    • HP/TORQUE
      580/479
    • ENGINE
      6.2L V12
    • MSRP
      $319,100
  • 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago Base Coupe
    • MAX MPG
      13
    • SEATS
      2
    • HP/TORQUE
      580/479
    • ENGINE
      6.2L V12
    • MSRP
      $288,000
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2006 Lamborghini Murcielago Review

The most extreme and fastest car in its class.

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Overview

The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago is a two-seat, two-door sports car manufactured by Italian automobile company Lamborghini. The first generation of the Lamborghini Murcielago succeeded the Diablo in 2001. Since then, the Lamborghini Murcielago has stayed the flagship model of the company’s lineup. The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago is an all-wheel drive, mid-engine sports car with an exceptionally low-slung body and an angular design. The highest point of the Murcielago roof stands just four feet above the ground. The Murcielago’s distinguishing features include its scissor doors that give it an edgy look.

The Range

Body Styles: coupe
Engines: 6.2 liter V-12
Transmissions: six-speed manual
Models: Lamborghini Murcielago Base, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640

What's New

The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago has largely remained unchanged. The few additions to the 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago include a new braking system with a carbon-ceramic disc available as an option. The new braking system provides many benefits, such as shorter stopping distances, longer service intervals, and increased resistance to fade. The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago also offers new options, such as the Branding package and the Carbon package. The Carbon package features carbon-fiber components for gear-shift covers, a dash cover, an audio system, air-conditioning covers, a handbrake lever, and the armrest frame. The Branding package includes a colored Lamborghini logo on the wheels and a logo on the headrests.

Exterior

The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago remains true to the Lamborghini principles of sport, function, and purism. The new rear and front bumpers intensify the aggressive look of the Murcielago. The rear light of the 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago works to enhance the distinguishing features of the car even at night. The design of the sides of the 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago warrants attention. On the right side, the area behind the air intake is closed, and on the left, a vast aperture has been added to cool the oil radiator. The windscreen wipers and rearview mirror design have been modified to enhance the aerodynamic characteristic of the frame.

Interior

The interior of the 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago uses abundant leather and soft-touch materials. The cockpit of the Murcielago offers comfortable seating and ample space. An AM/FM, in-dash single-CD stereo player comes standard on all trim levels. The Murcielago interior design provides a good example of intelligent use of space. The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago features a new instrument panel with a new graphic design created with the intelligent use of lights. The seats of the Murcielago have undergone significant changes, which make them more comfortable and visually appealing.

Performance & Handling

A powerful 6.2-liter V-12 engine generating 580 horsepower sits in the engine bay of the 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago. Mated to a six-speed manual transmission, the V-12 engine generates 479 lb-ft of torque that enables the Murcielago to go from zero to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds. The 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago reaches a top speed of 205 mph. The new springs, stabilizers, and electronically controlled damper enhance the stability, handling, and driving capabilities of the car at high speeds. An advanced navigation system is optional in all trim levels.

Safety

This supercar has an extensive list of safety features. It comes equipped with an advanced and sophisticated traction control system that keeps it on the track even at top speeds. Huge ventilated disc brakes with anti-lock control help bring a speeding Murcielago to a stop in a shorter distance. Other safety and security features include front seat belt pre-tensioners, self-leveling headlights, two front headrests, and an emergency interior trunk release.

EPA Fuel Economy

Lamborghini Murcielago: 8/13 mpg city/highway

You'll Like

  • Extremely powerful V-12 engine
  • Unparalleled styling, elegance, and seductive look
  • Top-of-the-line automobile technology

You Won't Like

  • Poor visibility
  • Bulky convertible top

Sum Up

The most extreme and fastest car in its class.

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