Ferrucio lamborghini the company s founder was a successful tractor manufacturer so trouble was to be expected with some of the fist cars. Please read top gear s code of conduct.
Series 14 of top gear a british motoring magazine and factual television programme was broadcast in the united kingdom on bbc two consisting of seven episodes that were aired between 15 november 2009 to 3 january 2010 it is the first series that was also aired in high definition this series highlights included the presenters making their own electric car hosting a car themed art.
Top gear lamborghini gallardo. Stereotypically italians are not quiet people and this is reflected in their cars. The first lamborghini was revolutionary. Was a lamborghini gallardo yep the very same car that in dog eared poster format adorned the walls of teenagers for the best part of a decade.
Aston martin v8 vantage epic roadtrip greatest driving road helen mirren italy lamborghini gallardo light weight supercars porsche 911 gt3 rs stelvio pass top gear arson incident volkswagen golf gti w12. Lamborghini only built it for a year stripping the standard gallardo s weight by 100kgs thanks to lots of carbon fibre and extracted a few more horses from that lovely 5 0 litre v10 525bhp. Top gear drives a lamborghini gallardo lp 570 4 super trofeo stradale srt viper and mclaren 12c spider.
Unfortunately like a stereotypical italian car they often refused to work properly. While jeremy praised the car s handling speed and being significantly better than most of its rivals he felt it lacked the drama or occasion of a true supercar. The gallardo made its first appearance being reviewed by jeremy at the top gear test track in series 3 episode 4 as part of top gear s lamborghini tribute.
Lamborghinis are generally fast and loud. Last night was the first episode of top gear usa while the us version of the famed automotive show isn t quite the same as the british version it has become a more entertaining show than the earlier episodes.