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Valentino Balboni is a legendary Lamborghini test driver recruited by company founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, in 1967. A remarkable test driver, with his own personal cult status, Lamborghini have created a model in his honour and bearing his name the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni. The latest version of the Gallardo, Lamborghinis most successful model of all time boasts not only its own distinctive design and exclusive equipment, but its technology is unique too. The 550 in its name represents its power output in bhp and the 2 is for rear wheel drive.For several decades, Valentino Balboni has had a distinct influence on the character of the super sports car bearing the sign of the bull. With his fine-tuning and testing work, he has helped to shape many automotive legends, from the Lamborghini Miura of the 1960s through to the current Gallardo and MurciÃ©lago models.The real supercar will be limited to only 250 units and has a list price of $219,800. The Scalextric ModelThe car forms part of our Super-Resistant range. It has a light and very strong one piece body. Features Super Resistant Easy Change Pick-Ups Magnatraction¢ System Digital Plug Ready (DPR) - convert for use with the Scalextric Digital range in under sixty seconds using the C8515 Digital Plug.