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Autoart Lamborghini Gallardo Review
Authored by Gary
 
 
 

Wheels, Brakes and Undercarriage

The rims are very detailed, with great detail on the five spoke rims. The lugnuts are very 3D looking and well molded. The middle Lamborghini bull is nicely placed and very detailed as well. Tires have realistic feel and tread, and are marked “P Zero”. Brake discs are photoetch pieces, and look to be genuinely cross drilled. The yellow callipers are well detailed, with Lamborghini pasted on it. The rear brakes have dual callipers, and the smaller secondary calliper is just as detailed as the main one. The disc brakes move with the tires while the callipers stay static. The undercarriage is totally boring, with a sea of black with some silver accents. There is some suspension detail in the front, with some additional engine and suspension detail in the rear.

 

Engine

The engine cover opens on small hinges and stays up without help. The engine detail is okay, as it looks rather boring with a sea of black and silver. There is some basic wiring, and the engine looks to be a separate piece.

Interior

Interior is good, but it’s not without its share of problems. The dashboard is nicely detailed, with silver paint outlining each instrument cluster. The clusters are stickers, but are realistic. The air vents are very well detailed, with more silver outline detailing. Steering wheel is well shaped, but could be better padded. Foot pedals are well detailed as well. Center console has some detail painting on the molded dials, and the gear shifter is a realistic sized chromed affair. Seats, sadly, are hard plastic, a step back from the two-material seat the Murcielago had. It’s two coloured, but both parts are hard plastic and it shows. At least the seat controls are represented. Fabric seatbelts are present with separate buckles. Throughout the model, the carpeting is top notch, rich and thick. The doors open on small hinges, with no movement or wobble when open. Door sides are more two-tone affairs, with some silver paint detailing, which is certainly better than the Murcielago’s. However, the big problem with the interior is that everything looks very plasticky. The dash, steering wheel, seats, door sides, and center console all look a bit shiny, which really ruins the otherwise well-done interior. I’m pretty sure the 1:1 doesn’t have an all-hard-plastic interior. The front trunk opens on small dogleg hinges, and stay up. The trunk is carpeted, but there isn’t anything else in there.

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