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Seller Automotive
05-03-2005, 10:57 PM
Autoweek Information<br><A HREF="http://www.autoweek.com/news.cms?newsId=102294" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autoweek.com/news.cms?newsId=102294</A><p><I>"Lamborghini plans to sell 1,600 cars this year, matching the 2004 total. Sales are expected to reach 2,000 units next year due to the addition of the Gallardo Spyder, which will retail for about E167,000.<p>The convertible debuts in September at the Frankfurt auto show."</I> <p>I've been told it will go on sale in the US, February 2006<p><br>Sorry.. no pics to post.

carrera4
05-04-2005, 12:32 AM
I've heard the concept in geneva could be produced too in a limited edition

jahc24
06-13-2005, 12:10 AM
Its a beatifull <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/banana.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><A HREF="http://img145.echo.cx/img145/1871/gallardospyderspyshot21uw.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img145.echo.cx/img145/1...w.jpg</A><p><A HREF="http://img145.echo.cx/img145/697/gallardospyderspyshot17pr.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img145.echo.cx/img145/6...r.jpg</A><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Andre at 11:35 PM 7/24/2005</i>

davidChief
06-13-2005, 12:45 AM
Nice. It still looks like a Lambo without the roof... so many supercars look poor when the roof is chopped off.

erzhik
06-13-2005, 03:07 AM
So where does the roof goes? is it like a ferrari design, that hide it between the engine and the seats?

Gromit
06-13-2005, 03:11 AM
I want 2 - one to drive, and the other to put in my living room...

Regazzoni
06-13-2005, 03:16 AM
Absolutely not.<br>The Ferrari Fioravanti sistem needs, in it's semplicity, room for the rigid roof and so it is adapt on a front engine cars.<br>On the Murcielago there is no room for any kind of roof, both textile or rigid: the motor does not leave space.<p>Probably the Gallardo will have (like the Murcielago) a small emergency cap, in black tissue, that the driver must mount manually in the misfortunate case rain start to fall.

geary
06-13-2005, 04:49 AM
When you purchase a $400 000 V10, two seat roadster, practicality flies out the window, wo I don't give a damn about the roof.

Hornbag
06-13-2005, 05:17 AM
Im suprised no one has used this yet... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>The roof makes it look, well, no where near as good!

Superfresa
06-13-2005, 07:02 AM
It looks amazing! *jaws refuse to close* Not sure if many potential buyers would have it though?<p>On second thought maybe yes, none actually have it as a sports car but rather as a showoff tourer.

Comrade
06-13-2005, 07:36 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>geary</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">When you purchase a $400 000 V10, two seat roadster, practicality flies out the window, wo I don't give a damn about the roof.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>You can get Lambo's V12 for less than that. This won't exceed $200,000.

Poledancer
06-13-2005, 08:18 AM
It looks great, and it brings back memories of the great Ferrari Mythos!

Ascariss
06-13-2005, 10:19 AM
Looks great, another potential gumballer car. lol

RikfromBelgium
06-13-2005, 10:20 AM
It looks great, but if it would have been like the concept, it would have been awsome <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0">

SELLER
06-13-2005, 10:21 AM
Changes?<p>-Rear shoulder intake is clearly larger<br>-Front bumper? I cant tell, looks to have more of a lip.<br>-obviously wheels<br>-updated engine (530-550hp)<br>-hopefully some changes to the rear (never been a fan of the current rear)

Superfresa
06-13-2005, 11:46 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Comrade</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>You can get Lambo's V12 for less than that. This won't exceed $200,000.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yeah but he's talking about Australian Dollars, and the point is still made <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

SHEPO
06-13-2005, 12:28 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>RikfromBelgium</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">It looks great, but if it would have been like the concept, it would have been awsome <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Lamborghini is considering producing limited quantities of the gallardo cabrio concept (i think it was called the Concept S?) it should be wicked <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icon11.gif" BORDER="0">

SELLER
06-14-2005, 12:15 PM
Still waiting for a picture of the rear.. I hope its changed<p>We all know a truly "updated" Gallardo Coupe is coming out 2nd half of 2006.. I'm starting to think this Cabrio will not have any of the visual changes, obviously not, the front is the same as the coupe (it better have the engine change).<p>I still think it would be STUPID for Lamborghini to have an All New "updated" Roadster on the market while the Coupe stays behind in both the "old" styling, and "old" engine.<p>It makes sense to me if Lamborghini sells this "current" Roadster for 1 year(all current coupe styling).. that Gives them time to release the "updated" Coupe in Fall 2006, give the Coupe a little lead time on popularity.. orders, the desire to have the new engine, new styling.. then 6 months later, Spring 2007, release the "Updated" Roadster..<p>They already have all the Coupe front and rear body parts.. so it wouldnt cost Lamborghini anything to just put on the new "Coupe" Parts after they've released the coupe.. That goes for the new engine also.. If they still have current parts.. and if they're going to build the new parts for the updated Coupe.. they can really do what they want, when they want, with this new Roadster.. doesnt cost them a dime, everythings hand built anyways.

Redline
06-14-2005, 01:41 PM
Not that great looking, but most Italian supercar convertibles aren't. It doesn't look bad though. I doubt it will look good with it's top up though. It still seems like with all the money they make off of these that they could at least put an automatic top on it.

hippoSV
06-21-2005, 02:10 AM
wow!this looks better than the coupe!<br>i was kinda hoping for a reworked concept s,but this will do nicely...just worried about rigidity and torsional stiffness.....<br>which reminds me...the only lambo roadster with higher rigidity compared to its coupe twin is the diablo roadster!

hippoSV
06-21-2005, 02:14 AM
this has an auto top.1/3 of the car(rear)lifts outwards;the roof stows away,then the rear closes again.(ala miura rear hatch)

SELLER
06-21-2005, 11:09 AM
I wonder if this car will have a similar structural frame mounted above the engine.. like in the Murcielago Roadster.

carrera4
07-13-2005, 05:10 AM
testing at nurburgring<br><A HREF="http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74036.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74036.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74037.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74037.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74038.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74038.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74039.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74039.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74040.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74040.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74041.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://bilder.autobild.de/bilder/1/74041.jpg</A><p><br>spy pics at a presentation (from lambo-power)<br><A HREF="http://img145.echo.cx/img145/1871/gallardospyderspyshot21uw.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img145.echo.cx/img145/1...w.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://img145.echo.cx/img145/697/gallardospyderspyshot17pr.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img145.echo.cx/img145/6...r.jpg</A>

carspynut
07-13-2005, 05:30 AM
This car was born to be without a roof! I've considered myself more of a ferrari person beacuse i love the sound of it's engine and i think it's designs pull alot on its heritage without going retro, but this particular lambo and the murc roadster would have me reconsider where loyalties lie. I haven't been much of a fan of the lambo design as of late because it just seems that lak that ostenatiousness that has come to define Lambos (remember those frickin' huge spoilers! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0"> ) Today's design seem a bit tame, blocky, and pedestrian in comparison. It lacks the flow the Miuras, Countach, and to slightly, lesser extent, the Diablo had. But it could also be fact that alot of other cars of pulled alot from Lambos design (e.g. Saleen S7, Paganis, etc.) thus become diluted. But these roadsters...wow <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icon11.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>PS: I've heard that the V10 in the Lambo aren't as pleasing to the ear as an befitting its stature, can some confirm or deny that since i haven't heard it. I've heard the V12 in the Murc and almost wet myself <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/1orglaugh.gif" BORDER="0">

Tidal
07-13-2005, 08:05 AM
According to ANE, Lamborghini is set to produce about 80 units of the Concept S, as it was presented and in addition to the " regular " spider.<p><A HREF="http://europe.autonews.com/" TARGET="_blank">http://europe.autonews.com/</A><p>You need to be registered to read the full story, or if you read Portuguese:<p><A HREF="http://www.autohoje.com/noticias.aspx?ct=725c789f" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autohoje.com/noticias.aspx?ct=725c789f</A>

SELLER
07-13-2005, 09:14 AM
<A HREF="http://www.italiaspeed.com/2005/cars/lamborghini/07/gallardo_piton/1307.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.italiaspeed.com/200....html</A><p>Tons of information.<p>-The Roadster gets the updated 522hp V10... wont be offered in the regular coupe til next fall.<br>-Limited new Coupe called the "Gallardo Piton" will have the 522hp engine. Piton is also being introduced this September.<p><br><i>Modified by SELLER at 9:34 AM 7/13/2005</i><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by SELLER at 9:41 AM 7/13/2005</i>

SELLER
07-16-2005, 10:45 AM
more pics<br><A HREF="http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com/media/il/features/future/lamborghini.gallardo/07.lambo.spider.r34.500.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332...0.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com/media/il/features/future/lamborghini.gallardo/07.lambo.spider.pro.500.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332...0.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332/936/12h/www.edmunds.com/media/il/features/future/lamborghini.gallardo/07.lambo.spider.f34.500.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://a332.g.akamai.net/f/332...0.jpg</A>

JBlair
08-08-2005, 09:36 PM
New Spy pic courtesy of Brenda Priddy and company and TCC.<p><A HREF="http://www.thecarconnection.com/Enthusiasts/Spy_Shots/Spy_Shots_06_Lambo_Gallardo_Roadster.S178.A9045.ht ml" TARGET="_blank">http://www.thecarconnection.co....html</A>

against the wall
08-08-2005, 09:56 PM
tcc is late again. they said they think they are the 1st to get pics of the roadster but they are wrong.

AM2K
08-09-2005, 11:56 AM
Here are some really good close shots of the Gallardo Spider at the 'ring:<p><A HREF="http://www.bmwe21.net/temp/spy/spy12.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.bmwe21.net/temp/spy/spy12.jpg</A><p><A HREF="http://www.bmwe21.net/temp/spy/spy13.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.bmwe21.net/temp/spy/spy13.jpg</A><p><br>Source: Jeroen @ <A HREF="http://www.bmwe21.net" TARGET="_blank">http://www.bmwe21.net</A>

Charger
08-30-2005, 11:13 AM
Gallardo Spyder - Film 1<p>&gt;&gt;&gt; <A HREF="http://www.lamborghini.com/sneak/sneak_1.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.lamborghini.com/sneak/sneak_1.html</A><p>Gallardo Spyder - Film 2<p>&gt;&gt;&gt; <A HREF="http://www.lamborghini.com/sneak/sneak_2.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.lamborghini.com/sneak/sneak_2.html</A>

against the wall
08-30-2005, 11:52 AM
woah. that was cool and interesting. dealers are already taking orders for this. i have a dupont magazine and every lamborghini dealer ad says now takin orders for gallardo spyder.

SELLER
08-30-2005, 07:55 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bonzos montreaux</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">woah. that was cool and interesting. dealers are already taking orders for this. i have a dupont magazine and every lamborghini dealer ad says now takin orders for gallardo spyder. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Only Pre-Orders. The factory has not started to take orders yet.