For all of its bucket-list conceit, the act of driving a Lamborghini in Italy is the kind of thing I'd expect to go horribly wrong. It's far too loaded an event to meet expectations — like New Year's Eve in Sydney. But what do I know? I'm a cynic.
A spy photographer for the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport recently caught the topless version of Lamborghini's LP550-2 Valentino Balboni tear-assing around the Nürburgring. It sounds great. Too bad it doesn't make any sense.
This video of a Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Balboni driven by its test-driver namesake Valentino Balboni shows him mercilessly drifting through the rubber and sparking up the metal reinforcing plies. Mr. Balboni finishes the tires off in a lovely donut. Epic.
In this week's episode of Top Gear, James explores a new way to get a caravan to its destination and Richard drives the new Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni. Bitorrent not done yet? Hit the jump below.