Related to the lamborghini gallardo but also offered with a smaller 4 2 liter v8 the r8 came with either a manual six speed or a dual clutch s tronic transmission. Only a tiny fraction of customers choose a stick shift for their gallardo and lamborghini s new aventador comes with a fully automated seven speed single clutch transmission and no manual.
Sounds like a long time ago but this car is really not that old.
Lamborghini stick shift. Lamborghini murcielago stick shift manual super car let s go back to a time when super cars still had manual transmissions with this lamborghini murcielago stick shift. The last stick shift lamborghini. The audi r8 s sister car the lamborghini gallardo was the last lamborghini to be made available with any kind of manual gearbox and luckily the company didn t let it s stick shift disappear quietly.
But in an interview with r t he explains why you ll never see one again in a new lamborghini. But is this the end of rowing your own gears in a lamborghini. Maurizio reggiani head of r d at lamborghini loves a true manual transmission.
By jay traugott supercars comments. The second suspect followed behind. It is the fastest and most powerful road going stick shift ferrari ever yet at the same time it was also the model that spelled the end of the manual transmission for the brand.
The gallardo s 6 speed manual was connected to the same 5 2l v10 as the audi but the lambo s exhaust tuning gave it a sound unlike anything else. One of the suspects reportedly jumped into the lamborghini locked the doors and struggled to start the stick shift vehicle before peeling away on the highway. This is an impressive figure but it would not come even kind of close to covering the cost of developing a stick shift box or converting the supercar s seven speed automatic into a manual.
As the saying goes all good things must come to an end.