Yes, that is an oddly specific fantasy, but when you watch this short film you’ll understand. And you’ll want to be there.
The man in question was Lamborghini’s test driver for 40 years. The car in question is a lovely maroon 1986 Lamborghini Countach QV, built for former Lamborghini CEO Patrick Mimran.
The Reunion is a wonderful short movie about Gianfranco Innocenti (yes, that Innocenti!) getting reunited with his long gone black Lamborghini Miura SV which used to accommodate him, his friend, and two ladies forty years ago. Yes, it must have been tight.
I know most of you would love to think that Valentino Balboni drives something like a Gallardo 550-2 every day, but if you think about it, the Audi A4 makes much more sense.
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.
The newest bull in the pen's officially named after the most legendary test driver to ever tame a rambunctious Italian beast. Meet the 550 HP, RWD Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni, a bull with a Mohawk.