Italian supercar maker, Lamborghini, have said that they are planning a special India Edition Gallardo along with other special editions for this year of 2013 as it is their 50th anniversary. When exactly they may launch these cars or exact details of the vehicles themselves are not completely clear though Lamborghini has given certain clues to what we can expect. Lamborghini just launched their flagship Aventador Roadster recently at a price of Rs. 4.7 crores in the Indian market.
Lamborghini will launch a special India Edition of the Gallardo 550-2. This Gallardo is a rear-wheel drive only edition, as opposed to the usual four-wheel drive versions. The 550-2 is lighter and tuned for better handling and is famous for a more pure driving experience. Lamborghini will release six Limited Edition right hand drive Gallardo’s as a tribute to India. These cars will have the Indian flag on it to denote that they are the India edition.
Exact details of the exterior and interior changes for the Gallardo 550-2 for the India edition will be announced by Lamborghini in due course of time. It is very special for our country that a huge global supercar maker like Lamborghini is acknowledging India as an important market and is planning to build a special edition for our country. We can be sure that many affluent Indians with the buying power will want to own a piece of history, an India Special Edition Gallardo. The Gallardo is in its last year and will be discontinued. The Italian supercar maker is working on its replacement due for unveil later this year.
Source – Top Gear India