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Old 03-12-2011, 02:59 AM   #9518
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Originally Posted by slick1ru2 View Post
I was also reading up on Valentino Balboni. He was Lamborgini's longest test driver. You can see him in the 1985 60 minutes clip. They made a car to honor him in 2009 for 2010 model year, a 2 wheel drive Gallardo. He said he preferred how a 2 wheel car drove over the 4 wheel. It was their first 2 wheel drive since 1999. But what I was reading was that to expect more 2 wheel drive exotics in the future from Lamborgini and others. That would rock!

2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni in Ithaca Green

Didn't they test that on Top Gear US? I can't remember but they had a speed test of 3 different lambos and I don't remember if the Balboni or the Superleggera won. But yeah, the Balboni is nice, and a good honor to him.

Originally Posted by CIAFlux View Post
Hmm did they forget about the XJ220?
Just a side note that the XJ220 is one of my favorite cars. Such a beast for its time.

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