A Lamborghini Gallardo Valentino Balboni Edition has been recently crashed in India, after its driver pushed the gas pedal too hard and stopped into a lamp post.
Where ever there will be exotic cars, there will also be exotic car crashes, this is what we’ve always said here on inautonews.com, and the latest example of an unfortunate incident is coming all the way from India, where one of the 250 units Lamborghini LP550-2 Valentino Balboni ever made will be taken to a scrap yard. According to the guys over at wreckedexotics.com, the driver of the Lamborghini Gallardo Valentino Balboni Edition pushed the gas pedal too hard and stopped into a lamp post. Our source is saying that the driver of the supercar was killed instantly with his stomach impaled. A cyclist was also hit in the unfortunate incident and seriously injured. The crash took place this year in New Delhi, India.
As a reminder, the LP550-2 Balboni is a limited edition of the Gallardo, named after the company’s test driver Valentino Balboni. The engine of the supercar is developing a total output of 542 horsepower and the total weight of the model is 1,380 kg (3,000 lb). The Balboni Edition is coming with rear-wheel drive and it’s the first Gallardo ever to use the 2WD. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration takes just 3.9 seconds and the top speed of the supercar is 199 mph (almost 360 km/h). Prices of the Valentino Balboni Edition were starting at 162,000 euros (219,800 USD).