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Lamborghini is never content to leave good enough alone, and just a couple years after the Murciélago was introduced an improved LP640 version hit the streets with more horsepower and a host of other improvements. Of course, the structure of the car is largely the same, a cocktail of composites, high-tensile steel, and aluminum—and so is the drivetrain, a V12 paired with Lamborghini’s excellent AWD system. The chassis is clothed in a mostly carbon fiber body, with a revised front bumper to distinguish it from the previous version. The real story is the extra power provided by a bored and stroked version of the previous engine, now churning out 632 horsepower, shaving a half-second off of the run to 60 mph—impressive when you consider that there were only eight of those half-seconds to begin with. Handling improvements weren’t ignored either, as the new springs and dampers have been enhanced with additional “anti-squat” geometry to quell unfavorable movement under braking and acceleration. Drive the LP640 and you’ll be glad Lamborghini likes to fix what isn’t broken.
— forzamotorsport.net [1]

The 2007 Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 is a mid-engined supercar by Lamborghini featured in Forza Motorsport 2 as part of the March Car Pack, standard in Forza Motorsport 3 and in Forza Motorsport 4 as a Unicorn Car.

Synopsis

The 2007 Murciélago LP640 is the facelift variant of the Lamborghini Murciélago. As part of Lamborghini's new nomenclature, the 2007 Murciélago received an alphanumeric name affix, with LP (longitudinal positioned) standing for its engine orientation and 640 standing for its new 640 PS power output, that is 632 hp (471 kW), from its extensively redesigned 6.5 liter V12 engine.

Later Lamborghini models with this name affix add a "-4" or "-2" at the end to represent all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, respectively, with the first instance being the Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster.[2]

The Murciélago LP640 was replaced by the Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SV at the end of the Murciélago's production run. In 2011, the Murciélago successor, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 was unveiled and has been produced since 2012.

Statistics

Icon Game ForzaMotorsport2 Speed 8.0 
Acceleration 6.2 
Braking 5.1 
Handling 5.0 
Base Rarity 9.4
S 899
Rarity (North America) 9.4  
Rarity (Europe) ?  
Rarity (Asia) ?  
NA: Available for purchase from the beginning in the dealership
EU: Available for purchase from the beginning in the dealership
AS: Available for purchase from the beginning in the dealership
229,500 CR
? CR
? CR
Icon DLC Pack DLC: Requires March Car Pack
Top Speed: missing data Body Style: missing data
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport3 Speed 7.7 
Handling 5.9 
Acceleration 6.5 
Launch 5.8 
Braking 5.9 
A 547
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer Price: 300,000 CR
Top Speed: missing data Body Style: Coupé
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport4 Speed 8.7 
Handling 5.7 
Acceleration 8.4 
Launch 7.8 
Braking 5.7 
S 657
Unlock: Unicorn Price: 300,000 CR
Icon Unicorn Gifted by Turn 10 Studios
Top Speed: 215.5 mph  (346.7 km/h) Body Style: Supercar
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 3.800 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 8.300 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 117.5 ft (35.8 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 314.0 ft (95.7 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.96 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.97 g


Conversions

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Trivia

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References

  1. forzamotorsport.net - Forza Motorsport 4 - Cars
  2. caranddriver.com - 2007 First Drive Review - Lamborghini Murciélago LP640