Since 2000, China’s automobile industry has been rapidly developing, and lately, the country has become one of the largest automobile markets in the world, as the demand of luxury cars has been spreading like anything across the country. Affluent Chinese are now extensively indulging in to high-end and flashy cars, and the luxury car manufacturers are also holding no bars to offer appealing special edition cars, exclusively for the Chinese market. The exotic automakers have been wowing its high-heeled Chinese clients with special limited editions cars. Brands like Aston Martin has already built them Dragon88 cars, the Ferrari offered 458 Italia Chinese edition finished with gold dragon treatment and the Rolls-Royce delivered exclusive ‘Year of the Dragon’ Phantom collection cars. And, now as a part of the very special attention given to the Chinese market, Lamborghini has officially unveiled the new Gallardo LP560-4 Gold Edition.
Limited to only 10 pieces, the new Gallardo LP560-4 Gold Edition will distinguished by an exclusive metallic gold paint which is combined with a new engine cover and new set of exclusively designed alloys.
Further, the interior gets red suture stitching on the seats, on steering wheel and head restraints into the temperament of the Chinese red.
Other than these special changes, everything else on the Gallardo is same; the 5.2 liter V10 engine that delivers 552 horse power at 8,000 rpm and a peak torque of 398 lb-ft available at 6,500 rpm.
Priced at $600,000, which is $200,000 more than the price of standard version of Gallardo, the special edition will offer its rider enough power to sprint the supercar at the top speed of 201 mph.
However, the new Gallardo LP560-4 Gold Edition is not gold-plated, but it definitely gives a tough competition to all of the gold plated cars, that are described to be the most celebrated glitzy cars, bringing together affluence and excess in a unique way.