Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2
Product Code: C3178
Valentino Balboni is a legendary Lamborghini test driver recruited by company founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, in 1967. A remarkable test driver, with his own personal cult status, Lamborghini have created a model in his honour and bearing his name – the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni
The latest version of the Gallardo, Lamborghini’s most successful model of all time boasts not only its own distinctive design and exclusive equipment, but its technology is unique too. The “550” in its name represents its power output in bhp and the “2” is for rear wheel drive.
For several decades, Valentino Balboni has had a distinct influence on the character of the super sports car bearing the sign of the bull. With his fine-tuning and testing work, he has helped to shape many automotive legends, from the Lamborghini Miura of the 1960s through to the current Gallardo and Murciélago models.
The real supercar will be limited to only 250 units and has a list price of $219,800.
The Scalextric Model
The car forms part of our ‘Super-Resistant’ range. It has a light and very strong one piece body.
Digital Plug Ready (DPR) - convert for use with the Scalextric Digital range in under sixty seconds using the C8515 Digital Plug.
This product is not suitable for children under 3 years because of small parts which can present a choking hazard.
- Motor - Mabuchi SP; 18k rpm; Gear ratio 11:36
- Chassis - Rear Mounted Side-winder Motor; Rear 2 wheel drive
- Magnet - Rectangular 2.5 mm; down-force 223g
- Overall length - 132 mm
- Wheelbase - 80 mm
- Axle/Hub width - 58 mm Front; 59 mm Rear
- Tyre diameter/width - 21(ext), 15(int) x 9 mm Front; 21(ext), 15(int) x 11 mm Rear
- Weights - Car 73 gm; Case 156gm
- Scale - 1/32