It has long been revered as one of the many legends surrounding the most intransigent of the global brand of sports cars - Valentino Balboni, a test pilot with his remarkable personal worship. Automobili Lamborghini has today a model in his honor and his name - Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni.
The latest version of the Gallardo, the most successful model of Lamborghini of all time - a total of more than 9000 units of the model program has already been produced - can boast of not only its own distinctive design and exclusive equipment, but its technology is unique because, as indicated by signal model: the 550 stands for the horsepower and both are rear-wheel drive.
For several decades, Valentino Balboni was a clear impact on the nature of the super sports brand bearing a bull. Its development and testing work has helped shape many of the legends of the automotive industry, the Lamborghini Miura and 60 through the current models and the Lamborghini Gallardo Lamborghini Murcielago. Balboni was hired in 1967, founder Ferruccio Lamborghini himself. From the outset it was clear that young Balboni had a special feeling of self, the most sensitive of all the instincts, which is connected to the "lifeblood" is a machine, and defines the soul of a test.
Retail price (without taxes)
Europe: € 162,000
UK: £ 137.900
U.S.: $ 219.800