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    New Lamborghini Goes From 0-60 in 3 Seconds

    The Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster LP640 is bold, aggressive and powerful. But some practical-minded people may argue that there is hardly any sensible reason to own the $400,000 exotic that: 1) has only two seats, 2) is powered by a 632-bhp and 487-lb.-ft.-of-torque 6.2-liter V-12 engine, and 3) can rocket you from 0-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds, and to a top speed of 205 mph. Plus, where would you be able to experience the car's extreme performance limits in these days of traffic-laden highways?

    Well, just throw out your thinking cap and trust what your heart and soul tell you. Driving the low-slung and wide LP640 Roadster is a heart-pounding experience. You may feel guilty about pressing the pedal to the metal for the sole purpose of getting a quick rush of adrenaline. But boy is it fun to hear the deep-throated growl as the engine revs past 5000 rpm — and feel the air rushing above the open top.

    On the road, the LP640 Roadster is a movie star, with large numbers of passers-by pointing and looking at this Italian raging bull from Sant'Agata Bolognese. Some will stop and ask you about the car. Some will just give a thumbs-up or a slight nod of approval. But the best is to see the reactions of kids: eyes wide open and mouths agape.Largely unchanged from last year's Murciélago LP640 Coupe styling, the Roadster offers a special bevel-cut window line that adds more sleekness to the exotic. Inside, the seats are snug and the instrument panel is canted toward the driver for better reach. The 6-speed paddle-shift transmission and the traction control take the worry out of trying to master all of the car's massive torque on acceleration at a stoplight.

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    http://autos.yahoo.com/articles/autos_content_landing_pages/40/road-test-lamborghini-murcilago-roadster-lp640

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    You come up with the most interesting facts.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Knight
    The Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster LP640 is bold, aggressive and powerful. But some practical-minded people may argue that there is hardly any sensible reason to own the $400,000 exotic that: 1) has only two seats, 2) is powered by a 632-bhp and 487-lb.-ft.-of-torque 6.2-liter V-12 engine, and 3) can rocket you from 0-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds, and to a top speed of 205 mph. Plus, where would you be able to experience the car's extreme performance limits in these days of traffic-laden highways?

    Well, just throw out your thinking cap and trust what your heart and soul tell you. Driving the low-slung and wide LP640 Roadster is a heart-pounding experience. You may feel guilty about pressing the pedal to the metal for the sole purpose of getting a quick rush of adrenaline. But boy is it fun to hear the deep-throated growl as the engine revs past 5000 rpm — and feel the air rushing above the open top.

    On the road, the LP640 Roadster is a movie star, with large numbers of passers-by pointing and looking at this Italian raging bull from Sant'Agata Bolognese. Some will stop and ask you about the car. Some will just give a thumbs-up or a slight nod of approval. But the best is to see the reactions of kids: eyes wide open and mouths agape.Largely unchanged from last year's Murciélago LP640 Coupe styling, the Roadster offers a special bevel-cut window line that adds more sleekness to the exotic. Inside, the seats are snug and the instrument panel is canted toward the driver for better reach. The 6-speed paddle-shift transmission and the traction control take the worry out of trying to master all of the car's massive torque on acceleration at a stoplight.

    More at link:
    http://autos.yahoo.com/articles/autos_content_landing_pages/40/road-test-lamborghini-murcilago-roadster-lp640

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    You SO do NOT need one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ariel7
    You SO do NOT need one!
    I do SO! Think of how much later I could sleep in before work!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Knight
    I do SO! Think of how much later I could sleep in before work!!!
    *GLARES at you*

    Think of the roads you must travel to get there! hmph!
    LOL, you already drive fast enough.
    WORSE when certain things are on the radio, of course.
    *sigh* MEN!
    *throws my hands up in disgust*
    ok, not disgust,lol...


    wuv ya, silly.
    GOOD thing those beasts are so pricey,lol....
    I CAN picture you in one... my goodness. You'd have
    entirely TOO much fun.
    hmph

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    Quote Originally Posted by ariel7
    *GLARES at you*

    Think of the roads you must travel to get there! hmph!
    LOL, you already drive fast enough.
    WORSE when certain things are on the radio, of course.
    *sigh* MEN!
    *throws my hands up in disgust*
    ok, not disgust,lol...


    wuv ya, silly.
    GOOD thing those beasts are so pricey,lol....
    I CAN picture you in one... my goodness. You'd have
    entirely TOO much fun.
    hmph
    Well, Corvette's go nearly as fast and are far cheaper! *runs for my life*


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Knight
    Well, Corvette's go nearly as fast and are far cheaper! *runs for my life*
    *SIGH*

    I LOVE vettes!!!! Always have... but *looks at u curiously*
    What ARE you thinking????

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    *I* am thinking that's an awfully expensive way to shave
    time off of your drive to work!!!!
    And, can't you see going through the drifts in one?

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    That's a beautiful car, DK.

    My dream car is a Ferrari. I remember one day when I was tooling around West L.A., I must've seen a dozen Ferraris and Lamborghinis, and no, I wasn't seeing the same cars over and over again. They're a sight to behold! Beautiful! If I couldn't quite afford a Ferrari, but had $90,000 burning a hole in my pocket, I would buy a Porsche.

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    That's probably the sexiest car I've ever seen.


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    0-60 in 3 seconds? This thread should have been in Crimes In The News.

    The thing I don't like about Lamborghinis and Ferraris is they're so flat and wide. That combined with their fast zero-to-whatever, makes them hard to avoid -literally- in traffic. One year we drove down to Monaco for the Formula One race there, and those cars were all over the area. I had to brake hard several times, because the idiots driving them would squeeze in everywhere. And they didn't seem to realize how wide they were, so that made it a game of 'dodge the Ferrari/Lamborghini' even more. I'm used to being in traffic - I think driving through downtown Atlanta is fun - but after that experience, I'm not so fond of those cars and their owners (drivers) anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanetElaine
    0-60 in 3 seconds? This thread should have been in Crimes In The News.

    The thing I don't like about Lamborghinis and Ferraris is they're so flat and wide. That combined with their fast zero-to-whatever, makes them hard to avoid -literally- in traffic. One year we drove down to Monaco for the Formula One race there, and those cars were all over the area. I had to brake hard several times, because the idiots driving them would squeeze in everywhere. And they didn't seem to realize how wide they were, so that made it a game of 'dodge the Ferrari/Lamborghini' even more. I'm used to being in traffic - I think driving through downtown Atlanta is fun - but after that experience, I'm not so fond of those cars and their owners (drivers) anymore.
    The drivers visibility in both vehicles is absolutely horrendous! That's been a complaint about them forever. You just can't see out of them! When you're going that fast, you should be able to see WELL!


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