Quicker-than-lightning throttle response plus an engine and exhaust note that are music to an enthusiast’s ear are the hallmarks of the 2014 Gallardo by Lamborghini. As a daily driver, the...
... Gallardo isn’t the most pleasant exotic, exhibiting a rather lumpy idle, a stiff ride and a turning radius more akin to a full-size
pickup than a nimble performance machine. And then there is the cockpit so tight even a supermodel might feel cramped. But all these gripes can be forgiven once the Gallardo is released on an open track. The rigid space frame and dialed-in chassis dynamics deliver an organic stability and reflexive response that justify this car’s $200K price tag. We should note that while the AWD models improve overall grip, they also seem to suffer from a bit more understeer and somewhat numb feedback compared with their rear-drive counterpart.