At an estimated cost ranging from $333,000 – $365,800, the 2008 Murciélago Lamborghini is distinguished by excellent performance, dynamics, and head-turning exterior. According to Lamborghini, the coupe can reach a top speed of 211 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in only 3.4 seconds.
With a fuel economy range of 8 City / 13 Hwy, the Murcielago has a 6-speed manual w/overdrive transmission and is equipped with a 6.5-liter V12 engine with a 632-hp output mounted longitudinally (north-south) behind the driver. Its superb handling is the result of electronically controlled suspension and a full-time all-wheel-drive system. The Imsa Technical Enhancement Program has resulted in a number of improvements in aerodynamics and handling features. Drivers benefit from these enhancements as there is an improvement in driver safety and handling.
The 2008 Murciélago Lamborghini features doors that open vertically. They are often referred to as “scissor” doors. The Murciélago provides seating for two with sport bucket seats complemented by back support. Standard interior features include automatic climate control, a trip computer, a navigation system, and a Kenwood AM/FM audio system with CD player, six-disc changer and MP3 capability. Leather upholstery is also included in the interior of the car. Interior color schemes are very customizable. Positive qualities that have been reported include: Racer-style handling, Well-trimmed interior, Innovative style, and Powerful V12 engine.
Motor Trend says: “To discuss price or value quotient is irrelevant. If you have the cash and want the flash, this machine magica is worth it.”
For the wealthy buyer who can afford it, the 2008 Murciélago Lamborghini Murcielago is one of the fastest and most striking coupes on the market. It is also available as a roadster soft-top convertible.