Car feature: Lamborghini Murcielago the first Lamborghini built under Audi ownership

In 2001 Lamborghini launched the replacement for their Diablo supercar and it was the first Lamborghini built under Audi ownership.
The Murcielago was named after a famous fighting bull.
It was styled by Luc Donckerwolke and has an agressive profile in true Lamborghini tradition.

The first Murcielago generation was produced from 2001 to 2006.
Powered by a 6.2 litre engine with 572 horsepower it was capable of 0 – 100 km/h in an impressive 3.8 seconds.
In 2004 a roadster version was introduced.

Later in 2006 the LP640 was released.
It had an increased engine from 6.2 to 6.5 litre and power was up to 631 horsepower.
In addition to engine upgrades it also featured a minor facelift, a new exhaust and launch control.

In 2009 the final version called the SV was shown at the Geneva motor show.
It was the final evolution of the Murcielago and featured the same engine now producing 661 horsepower.
When production stopped in November 2010 a total of 4099 cars had been produced.

Specs (LP640):
Engine: 6.5 litre V12 N/A
HP: 631
Torque: 660 nm
Weight: 1746 kg
Acceleration (0-100 KM/H): 3.1 seconds
Top speed: 338 KM/H

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