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My Lamborghini Chase

On a trip to France (Monaco) in the summer of 1998, I encountered my first Lamborghini Diablo. On exiting a toll of around 12 lanes long, I spotted somthing out of the corner of my eye. A quick double take, and a bright yellow Lamborghini was pulling away. As the lanes merged into 3, the Diablo was infront, chasing him (as you do), I overtook him at only around 90mph, I then slowed to let him overtake so I could get some more pictures. Shortly afterwards he turned off towards Milan, and my experience was over, didn't stand a chance in my 174bhp N/A, but it was an experience I won't forget.

Took a while to catch him up as the traffic was pretty heavy with 12 lanes into 3. Managed to get up behind him to take a couple of snaps before overtaking him

My favorite picture. My Lotus Esprit overtaking a Lamborghini Diablo. If you'd have told me I'd be doing this one day when I was a boy (come to think of it at any age), I wouldn't have believed you.

Lamborghini's have always been my preferred Italian choice over Ferrari's. I loved the Contach in the 80's and was gobsmacked by the Diablo in the 90's. An easy second choice behind the Esprit and something I'd love to drive one day. I'd have to get a black one, yellow's not my colour, but it still look awesome.


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