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Old 1st April 2004, 16:59   #1
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4Car's spy photographers have captured on camera a sensational diesel-powered variant of the Lamborghini Gallardo supercar. The diesel Gallardo, pictured here under advanced testing at the Nurburgring late last month (note the faint trail of sooty smoke), will be powered by a highly modified version of the V10 diesel used by fellow Volkswagen Group brand in the Touareg off-roader. Insiders say that the new engine has been dyno-tested to 590bhp and an incredible 960lb ft of torque, which is generated at just 1800rpm.


Principal modifications to the V10 include the use of a supercharger as well as twin turbochargers, the former to give instant response at low revs, the latter to develop superior power as the revs rise and the turbos spool up. Insiders claim 0-60mph performance in the low threes, with fuel consumption topping 35mpg overall. The rumours have been denied by Lamborghini, but a spokesman did point out that the company used to make tractors. What's more, whispers suggest that the company may also be working on an off-roader, a modern-day successor to the LM-Series. This would share its platform with the upcoming Audi Pike's Peak 4x4, and feature the V10 oil-burning engine as well.
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A diesel Lambo now thats some news there 590 bhp is quite some power... Are there any spy pictures which we could have access to?

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Ha ! Gotcha - April Fool !!!!!!!
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Hahahaha ... Nw that was a cool one

Happy April Fools Day!!!

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Dude LAMBO wont make Diesel Engines at alll............Nice Prank
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lol. have a nice day guys.
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Old 1st April 2004, 21:25   #7
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Guess I was the bakra to fall for it


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whats the mileage .....lol....lol......
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LOL Dippy...A diesel Lambo!!

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Hehehehe I know GTO I became the fool after all .. but you never know these Italians

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Jab denewaala deta hai, deta hai chappad phaad ke.

Hope u've heard that somewhere before dippy pal...

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Quote:
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Quote[/b] (v12 @ April 01 2004,22:10)]whats the mileage .....lol....lol......
"fuel consumption topping 35mpg overall"

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Quote[/b] ]Jab denewaala deta hai, deta hai chappad phaad ke.


I most certainly have pal

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