Lamborghini Murciélago in orange

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The first V12 flagship after Lamborghini was purchased by Audi. The Murciélago was significantly more refined than it’s predessessors.

About the Murciélago

The Lamborghini Murciélago is one iteration of the long line of mid-engine v12 supercars from Lamborghini that started with the Miura.

The Murciélago was sold alongside its V10 little brother, the Lamborghini Gallardo.


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Model Information

First Model Year2001
Last Model Year2010
Engine TypeV12
InductionNaturally aspirated
Engine OrientationLongitudinal
Body StyleCoupé, Convertible
Number of Doors2
Number of Seats2
Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone
Rear SuspensionDouble Wishbone, Double Shock/Spring
Steering TypeRack and pinion


Murciélago Trivia

MurciélagoPolice Car

The Metropolitan Police were lent a Murciélago by Lamborghini London which was made to look like a police car. Learn more about police departments that use Lamborghinis as police cars.

The Lamborghini Murciélago in Media

Lamborghini Murciélago in Movies

Batman Begins

Bruce Wayne’s car in Batman Begins is a Murciélago in Batman Begins.

Lamborghini Murcielago in Batman Begins
The Dark Knight

Bruce Wayne sacrifices his Murciélago to save a man in The Dark Knight.

Lamborghini Murcielago in The Dark Knight Rises

Learn more about Lamborghinis in the movies.

Lamborghini Murciélago in Video Games

Grand Theft Auto

The Pegassi Infernus in GTA is based on the Murciélago.

Pegassi Infernus in gray in Grand Theft Auto in an indoor parking garage.

Learn about other Lamborghinis you can drive in various GTA games.