Lamborghini Murcielago, one of the best creations of the renowned Italian automaker, Lamborghini, is a sport cum luxury two-seat car which has seen an improvement over the previous edition, Lamborghini Diablo. This car was the first car designed under their parent company Audi, and the design was made by BelgianLuc Donckerwolke. It was first classified as a coupe, but after three years of release, in 2004, Lamborghini also released a roadster version of this car. Further, performance tuning is also possible with this car that costs $382,400.
Lamborghini Murcielago contains an extremely powerful engine that delivers 640 horse power at 8000 rpm and torque 487 lb-ft at 6000 rpm. The fuel tank is capable of holding 26.4 gallon fuel with multipoint fuel injection feature. It gives a mileage of around 8 MPG in the city and 13MPG in highways. Murcielago is powered by 6.5L V12 DOHC engine with a cylinder capacity 6192cc. It can gain 0-60 mph in 3.6 sec and goes up to 100mph in just 8.7 sec. It also has catalytic converters emission control with lambda sensors. The four wheel ventilated disk brake system will stop the car within 122 ft from a speed of 60 mph. With power steering, the turning circle is measured around 12.55 meter. And, it is also equipped with standard traction control which is an added safety feature.
The dashboard contains speedometer, fuel meter, tachometer and a meter for showing a range of distance that can be covered with the remaining amount of fuel. The audio system is customizable, but the car comes fitted with audio system from Kenwood featuring four speakers and satellite radio. Automatic climate control is one of the best features of Lamborghini Murcielago, and it comes with current atmospheric temperature indicator and internal heating system. Consoles are available for DVD/VCD players. Further, the car contains anti-lift module with remote power locks and the internal mirrors are equipped with anti-blinding system, whereas navigation system is optional. Also, the low tire pressure indicator is extremely helpful for drivers.
Two types of body styles are available for Lamborghini Murcielago, coupe and roadster, with metallic body paint. Its width is 81.0" with length as 181.5" and height as 44.7". External mirrors are foldable with electrical control, and can be operated from the car dashboard. The fog lights are available at front. Lamborghini Murcielago also contains Bi-Xenon headlights with head light cleaner, and the headlight contains projector beam lenses, which delivers long and strong beam of light. Also, the rear spoilers can be controlled electronically.