Lamborghini Releases 2012 Pricing: No, You Still Can’t Afford One
Lamborghini has released prices for its 2012 range, and if you have to ask…the answer is still no. Go back to bed. Starting with the “entry-level” model, the Gallardo LP550-2 coupe can be driven off the lot for the low, low price of $187,900. After this, it’s a dizzying array of Gallardos, alphanumerals, and fragments of Italian that won’t even impress your neighbors. If you want two-tone paint on your Gallardo, the LP 550-2 Bicolore starts at $191,900 with the e-gear automatic transmission only. The all-wheel-drive LP 560-4 is $202,000, and the e-gear is a whopping $10,000 on top of that. The track-ready LP 570-4 Superleggera is $237,600, but there’s no extra cost for the automatic. The LP 560-4 Spyder is $225,400, while the LP 570-4 Spyder Performante is $248,000. At this rate, Lamborghini will bloat upwards like Porsche’s model range—don’t say the Germans haven’t had any influence.All Lamborghinis listed come with a $2,995 destination charge, and a gas-guzzler tax of $3,000, or $2,100 for the six-speed manual or the e-gear automatic, respectively. And if you want the Aventador LP 700-4? It’s yours for $393,695 and the cost of a couple of organs. (Who needs a gallbladder, anyway?) We may never be able to get E-Z credit for one—but as Oscar Wilde once said, “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” Source: DuPont Registry
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