Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3
The 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 was offered up at auction by timepiece manufacturer Blancpain. The occasion was the RM Auction in Monaco on May 12, 2012. Proceeds from the sale were used to benefit Monaco Association Against Muscular Dystrophy. It a cause Blancpain has supported since 2001.
The 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 features a massive rear wing that is easily its most distinct exterior feature. Another distinctive touch, in a nod to its Blancpain roots, would be the huge timepiece graphic on the hood of the car, which has a wheelbase of 100.8 inches.
The Lamborghini Motorsport Department Reiter Engineering constructed the 2011 Lambo Gallardo LP600 GT3. Drivers Marc A. Hayek, Blancpain president and CEO, and Peter Kox raced it in the ADAC GT Masters and the Blancpain Endurance Series in 2011. The car was also the winner of the 2011 Amateur Class championship in the ADAC GT Masters series.
The 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 is a racing Lambo. It has a standard safety cage with roll bar and all the competitive electronics and onboard diagnostics necessary for high-level racing competition.
The 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 has 605 horsepower rolling out from its 5.2-liter, dual overhead came V-10 engine that is mated to a sequential, manual transmission. Hydraulic four-wheel ceramic disc brakes provide the stopping power at all four corners. The AP Racing brake system offers new six-piston calipers and improved cooling at the front wheels.
This Lamborghini rides on a four-wheel independent suspension. It is enhanced setup to improve mechanical grip and the life of the tire for the brutal long race stints.
The LP in 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3 refers to the longitudinal positioning of the engine with 600 referring to its horsepower of 605. GT3 indicates its racing series.
Source: RM Auctions
Photo Credit: Copyright Marcel Laemmerhirt