For Acceleration is astonishing, the sound is something to savour, and the Gallardo handles brilliantly, with immense traction, superb grip and virtually no body lean. It's well equipped, too.
Against Don't bother with the clunky clutchless manual paddle-shift gearbox. Running costs will be huge, because the car averages just 19.2mpg – and even less if you make use of its full performance.
What Car? says
There's no real choice with a Gallardo - you either want it or you don't. And, if you want a 'proper' supercar, they don’t come much better.