Weeks after a revised coupé was shown, Lamborghini has released the first pictures of the facelifted Gallardo Spyder
16 October 2012

The refreshed Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder has been announced. The raft of cosmetic changes mirror those made to the Gallardo LP 560-4 coupé at the Paris motor show last month.

The Gallardo Spyder has a more angular, aggressive look by creating a number of sharp, triangular shapes in the front bumper. The design is echoed more overtly at the rear. Other changes include large air intakes ahead of the front wheels and a new design of standard-fit alloys. The 19-inch ‘Apollo’ wheels are offered in black and polished metal finishes.

Like the Coupé, the Spyder can be ordered with a Style Package, as seen in our photos. This sees the front and rear grilles, underside of the front spoiler and parts of the rear trim painted in gloss black. Further personalisation will be available through the ‘Ad Personam’ programme.

The updated Gallardo Spyder will arrive in UK showrooms from late November, shortly after the Coupé. 

Josh Woodcock

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16 October 2012

Why bother to restyle; it was pretty cool before, no need to give it a Focus-esque front end.

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17 October 2012

Why? I hate this. Its not a proper lambo. Its not even a lambo. Better of with an sls amg or 458. This is just vw marketing. Those germans know how to make money.

17 October 2012

I'm not keen on the facelift changes - the triangular theme doesnt seem to fit the rest of the car, and seems like change for the sake of it. A new Gallardo is long overdue, lets hope it takes more styling cues from the Aventador, and doesnt pick up on any of these facelift styling themes.

18 October 2012

A gentle restyle and update will keep production ticking over i am sure.

The Gallardo is a brilliant car but it does not have any feeling to it. It is very sterile almost clinical in it's feel.

It is though a high quality product and I think it's main problem is the name Lamborghini. It should have been the Audi R8 at the time of it's conception I feel.

Expect a new replacement in a few years but for now this is still a fantastic proposition for those that love it's cold quality nature.


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