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Lamborghini Murcielago LP650-4 Roadster
LP650-4 Roadster

LP650-4 Roadster

LP650-4 Roadster

LP650-4 Roadster

LP650-4 Roadster
Murciélago LP650-4 Roadster

Sant’Agata Bolognese,
13th March 2009

Automobili Lamborghini has released the first photographs of a limited edition Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster.

The Roadster version of the Murciélago will offer an uprated 6.5 litre V12 engine that produces 650 hp (478 kW) along with permanent four-wheel drive: hence the model’s LP 650-4 moniker. With 660 Nm of torque, top performance is at 0-100km/h (0-62mph) in 3.4 seconds. The top speed is around 330 Km/h (205mph).

The special edition model will be produced in a limited volume (50 units only), with a Grigio Telesto exterior that combines grey bodywork with a special bright orange Arancio LP 650-4 featured on the front spoiler and sills. The LP 650-4 logo applied to the car’s exterior is recognition of the car’s increased power. The car features orange brake calipers and a transparent V12-engine cover, which shows off the V12 engine behind the driver.

Interior features echo the car's striking grey-and-orange exterior: besides the orange touches, there is an asymmetric dash design, with black Alcantara Nera on the driver's side, including door panel and central tunnel, and black leather Nero Perseus on the passenger's side.

The increased power of the Murciélago engine, from 640 to 650 hp, will be unique to the Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster: it demonstrates even further the developments that Lamborghini is able to offer from a current engine, and creates the exclusive characteristic of the Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster.

Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 Roadster MY2007-10

Type12 cylinders at 60°
Bore and stroke88 mm x 89 mm
Displacement6496 cc
Compression ratio(11:1 ± 0.2
Maximum power650 hp (478 kW) at 8000 rpm
Maximum torque660 Nm at 6000 rpm
Engine positionLongitudinal central-rear
Cylinder heads & blockAluminium
Intake systemVariable geometry with 3 operating modes
Timing4 valves per cylinder, 4 overhead camshafts
Timing gear transmission2 chains
Continuous timing variator (int. and ex.)Electronically controlled
Ignition systemStatic type ignition system with individual coils (one for each spark plug)
Firing sequence1-7-4-10-2-8-6-12-3-9-5-11
Fuel system/injectionLamborghini LIE electronic engine control unit, multipoint, sequential timed, DRIVE BY WIRE
Lubrication systemDry sump
Recovery pumps2 gear pumps
Delivery pump (high pressure)1 gear pump
Cooling systemLiquid cooled, with pressurized circuit

TypePermanent all-wheel drive with Viscous Traction system
Gearbox6-speed mechanical gearbox
ClutchDry single disc
Clutch disc diameter272 mm
DisengagementWith self-adjusting hydraulic control
Transmission ratios

FrameHigh strength tubular steel structure with carbon fibre components
BodyworkIn carbon fibre, except roof and door external panels (steel)
Suspension4-wheel independent articulated quadrilateral system. Hydraulic shock absorbers and coaxial coil springs. Suspension with dual front and rear struts, antiroll, antidive and antisquat bar
Steering TypeMechanical (rack and pinion) power-assisted
Turning circle12.55 m

System4 self-ventilated rotors with pedal control, hydraulic transmission with dual independent circuits, one for each axle with vacuum servo. ABS antilock device + DRP function. Steel brake lines.

Front rotors380 x 34 mm
Front calliper cylindersN. 8 (32-28 mm/32-28 mm)
Rear rotors355 x 32 mm
Rear calliper cylindersN. 4 (40-44 mm)

Front rotors380 x 38 mm
Front calliper cylindersN. 6 (32-36-38 mm)
Rear rotors380 x 38 mm
Rear calliper cylindersN. 6 (32-36-38 mm)
HandbrakeMechanical, acting on rear wheels

Front245/35 ZR 18
Rear335/30 ZR 18

Wheelbase2665 mm
Total length4580 mm
Total width2045 mm
Total width (incl. mirrors)2240 mm
Total height1132 mm (with roof)
1068 mm (without roof)
Dry weight (no fuel)1665 kg
Front track width1635 mm
Rear track width1695 mm
Front overhang1005 mm
Rear overhang1695 mm

Fuel tank100 litres
Engine oil12 litres
Gearbox oil3.5 litres
Front diff. oil1 litre
Rear diff. oil2.5 litres
Cooling circuit15 litres

FUEL CONSUMPTION (according to DIR 1999/100/CE)
Urban32.3 liters/100km
Extra-urban15.0 liters/100 km
Combined21.3 liters/100 km
CO2 emissions495 g/km 20

Top speed330 km/h (205 mph)
Acceleration0-100 km/h (0-62mph) 3.4 s


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