June 1, 2007 The ASUS Lamborghini VX2 was first seen in January at the launch of Lamborghini’s high-performance Gallardo Superleggera and the parallels between this exclusive brethren don’t end there. Both are significant redesigns of existing products crafted to appeal to the extreme luxury market. Similar to Ferrari’s ACER relationship, this co-creation of ASUS and Lamborghini Automobili reflects the values of the other. On first glance, it’s the stunning yellow paintwork that attracts, and it’s exactly the same metallic Midas Yellow paint from the Superleggera. For those that want a ‘quieter level of sophistication’ the VX2 also comes in another of the Gallardo’s optional colours - Noctis Black. At US$2700, the VX2 is not cheap, but like the Superleggera, it offers ultra high performance and can be ogled for hours at a time thanks to its finish and craftsmanship and it’ll leave no doubt about your brand values even when people don’t notice your distinctive car keys.
Look under the hood, and the smell of leather wafts from the keyboard. The genuine leather finish and stitching design is exactly the same as you would experience in a Lamborghini car, and the ergonomically designed keys ensure not just great looks, but comfort too. The bottom of the VX2 features a stunning wheel rimmed fan for cooling ventilation. This metal opening is designed as a replica to the wheel rims on a Lamborghini.
The 15.4-inch high resolution widescreen ensures non-stop vividness with guaranteed zero bright dot.
Driving a Lamborghini, you would expect super fast performance and the VX2 experience is no different. Based on the latest Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology, Windows Vista operating system and NVIDIA GeForce Go7700 with 512MB video memory graphics power, the VX2 raises the bar on performances all-round. With these new levels of sensory pleasure users can enjoy an enhanced computing experience with blistering speed for both work and play.
The ultra connectivity of the VX2 also accommodates the need for a quick connection of peripherals, power and communication devices. A built-in high-resolution 240 degree swivel webcam and microphone offer sleek wire-free video communication without the hassle of external connections. Incorporated Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N solution ensures wireless Internet access wherever reception is available. Bluetooth 2.0 enhanced data rate provides data transfers at a rate that is a racy three-times faster than the standard for a super speedy connectivity. Connecting to PDAs for example, is easy and lightning fast.
Naturally, your ASUS Lamborghini VX2 may attract the envy of others, so security will need to be paramount. To ensure its only you who will be taking the laptop for a drive, a fingerprint reader is positioned which only gives access if the live layer of skin matches completely with the original scan.
Both colour versions feature a fine metal grill complete with indicator lights.
Lamborghini VX2 specifications:
Colour Finish: Lamborghini Yellow or Black Powered by Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology - Intel Core2 Duo Processor T7400 - Mobile Intel 945PM Express Chipset - Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition NVIDIA GeForce Go7700 512M SATA HDD 160G DVD-S-multi Lightscribe DDR2 667MHz 2GB 3xUSB; VGA-Out (D-Sub); TV-Out (S-Video); IEEE1394; Card-Reader 8 in 1; Line-In; É -DVI ; Docking Port (hot swappable) Built-in 1.3M pixel 240° swivel webcam for wire-free video Dimensions: 36.3 x 26.3 x2.5-3.8 cm