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Next Murciélago gets in shape

Lighter Lambo on the way with radical look and stop-start
By Conor Mills

Meet the next ultimate Lambo!

These pictures give us the best look yet at how the raging bull of the future will shape up – and it’s set to eclipse the existing Murciélago in every way.

The car has yet to be given a name, but it’s expected to combine Lamborghini owner Audi’s aluminium spaceframe chassis with a carbon fibre bodyshell.

That will make it much lighter than the Murciélago it replaces – and guarantees stunning performance to go with the incredible looks.

Up front is a pronounced spoiler and fresh headlamps – but designers have reserved the biggest changes for the rear. They have moved the Murciélago’s trademark angular exhaust closer to the ground, while new strip-like LED tail-lights replace the current square units.

Read more: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/news/autoexpressnews/241075/next_murcilago_gets_in_shape.html#ixzz0Q63f9hLP

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Spy Shots: New Details On Lamborghini's Murcielago Replacement

Viknesh Vijayenthiran, September 3rd, 2009

Lamborghini recently launched its new LP670-4 SV, a car many believe to be the final evolution of the Murcielago platform--though a Reventon Roadster is also rumored to be in the works--so it’s not surprising to see test-mules for the car’s replacement lurking around the streets of Sant'Agata and Germany’s Nurburgring. This new Lamborghini will have some tough competition when it arrives as there are new supercar models in the works at rival brands Ferrari, McLaren, and Aston Martin.

While it’s still too early to speculate on the final specs, there are several crucial details we can gather from recent spy shots, as well as new reports coming out of Europe. One of the biggest changes over the outgoing Murcielago will be the adoption of the Audi R8’s aluminum spaceframe chassis as well as a carbon-fiber bodyshell.

This means that the new model will retain the Murcielago’s mid-engine layout but be much lighter. According to previous reports, its wheelbase will be similar in length to the Murcielago but its overhangs, both front and rear, will be much shorter. Furthermore, as evidenced by the extended fender flares in these spy shots, it will feature a wider track.

More: http://www.motorauthority.com/blog/1030377_spy-shots-new-details-on-lamborghinis-murcielago-replacement

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Wheel Force Measurement

Here is a video on those wheel caps.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ob34HprkZk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ob34HprkZk</a>

Offline jim501

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That first pic has got to be the laziest photoshop I've ever seem. As lazy as the porsche designers.

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