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Mercedes Maybach Rolls Royce Phantom Lamborghini Murcielago BMW M6 Ferrari F430 Comparison II

79For instance, Rolls Royce Phantoms start at $340,000 and can approach up to $500,000. Rolls Royce sold 1000 cars in 2007.

Rolls Royce cheapest car cost $340,000 but they still managed to sell 1000 of them. The SLR and the Maybach are the only cars Benz makes even remotely in Rolls price range. Yet even with combined sales they don’t even put up a dismal 300 units. Bugatti sells the $1.3 million Veyron Super car has sold 220 units.

That is almost as many sales as Maybach and SLR put together. The sad part about that is that the Veyron cost 3 times more then either of those cars. You could buy the most expensive Maybach and the most expensive McLaren SLR and still have money left to buy a Murcielago LP640 for the price of a Veyron, yet Buggati still managed to sell nearly as many units as Mercedes’ most prestigious vehicles with a car that cost 3 times as much.

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8 Facts You Must Know About Lamborghini

78Lamborghini, or Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. as it’s officially called, produces some of the most exciting sports cars in the word. Some of the newer Lamborghini models are the Countach, the Diablo, the Gallardo and the Murcielago.

Fact 1: Lamborghini is named after the founder of the company Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916-1993). Ferruccio Lamborghini founded the company in 1963 when he was 47 years old. The factory is located in a small Italian village called Sant’Agata Bolognese near Bologna.

Fact 2: Ferruccio Lamborghini was a successful tractor manufacturer before he got interested in sports cars. His interest in sports cars made him buy many different high-performance cars including both Maseratis and Ferraris, but he was never really happy with any of them and therefore decided to built his own, perfect sports car,

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The All New Lamborghini Gallardo

77Consumers traditionally have a “love/hate” relationship with Lamborghini. Either you love them, or you hate them. Rarely is there any middle ground. The new 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo is no exception. The car debuted in 2008 at the Geneva auto show and has garnered considerable news since that time.

For aficionados of the brand, the numerical designation will be of great interest. LP560-4 is the number the car has been christened with and it serves a purpose far beyond most other automaker’s numerical designation.

Here’s a breakdown of the number: the LP refers to the location of the engine, longitudinally mounted in the middle of the car. The numbers in the middle (the 560 part) refer to the metric horsepower output, while the number 4 refers to the all-time 4-wheel drive the car features.

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Lamborghini Reventon: $1.6 Million Car

76There are expensive cars and there are non expensive ones. Some buy them out of need, some buy out of fondness. And maybe there are other types as well. But not all cars are similar. Many car lovers like collecting expensive sports cars. This is certainly a very expensive habit. Not everyone can follow it though. Such a habit becomes all the more difficult to follow when you want to have a Lamborghini Reventon. This is not because it is an ultra expensive sports car, but also because it is a limited edition car. Of course this is one of the major factors that add to its price though. Lamborghini manufactured only 20 Reventon cars and only one additional car which got manufactured for Lamborghini museum. It was produced in 2007 and now, you can buy just from some previous buyer.

Lamborghini Reventon is one of the most powerful cars in the world. The engine is a 6.5 liter twelve cylinder V12 engine that cranks up a whopping 661 horsepower at 8000 rpm and can generate maximum torque around 660 NM at 6000 rpm. It comes with a 6 speed manual transmission. Reventon can zoom from zero to 62 miles per hour in a just 3.4 seconds which is unbelievably awesome. It attains a top speed of 340 kilometers per hour. The displacement it provides is powerful 6496 cc.

The interiors of the car look like a cockpit of F 22 fighter jet. The looks and feel of the interiors are strikingly similar. Of course being a car it does not have all those sci-fi gadgets and meters inside though. The front and rear ends are extended because of which the car gets a unique feel. The seats and other elements have two tone high-quality Alcantara materials which gives it a classy and posh look. It is also loaded with an interesting and unique gadget, the G Force Meter which makes it stand out in longitudinal acceleration. If you thought the resemblance of the interiors is just a coincidence, think again because the exteriors are simply inspired by F 22 Raptor. The body shape was available in 2 body forms; one is simply Reventon and other is the Reventon Roadster.

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The Aventador Supercar From Lamborghini Replacing Murcielago

75Whether you consider yourself a car aficionado or not, you’ve more than likely heard of the famous Italian car maker Lamborghini. The tractor maker that got mad at Enzo Ferrari and decided he had enough of Ferrari unreliability and decided to start his own car company. You’ve also most likely heard of the Murcielago supercar and have seen plenty of pictures in magazines and in a lot of rap videos.

The Murcielago has been the most successful Lamborghini to date with unbelievable performance, power, driving dynamics and a beautiful design. Because of these attributes, the Murcielago has seen great success in the sales department and has helped Lamborghini with massive cash-flow, which in turn has been used to develop other cars, namely the Gallardo.

As great as the Murcielago is, it has been around for almost a decade and it needs a replacement. There has been much speculation about what car is going to be replacing the aging Murcielago. Most auto journalist had thought the new supercar from Italy will be called the “Jota” or it will have a numerical name “LP700-4”. However, recent documents obtained from the United States trademark office reveal that Lamborghini has trademarked the name “Aventador”, which is most likely the name of their latest supercar, which will either be revealed at the Los Angeles auto show in late 2010 or early 2011 at one of the many European auto shows. It is quite possible that the new supercar will be named Aventador because of its Spanish origins, for those not familiar with how Lamborghini names their cars, they use names of famous Spanish bulls for their cars and Aventador is a famous bull that is also known as the “bull of the sons of Don Celestino Cuadri Vides”.

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