The Lamborghini Gallardo 5 litre version was the first Lamborghini road car to be equipped with a V10 and is the first model in the Gallardo series built until 2005.
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
The Gallardo appears in Need for Speed: Most Wanted and is unlocked after defeating the sixth Blacklist racer - Ming whom owns a Gallardo fitted with ultimate tier performance parts, except Nitrous, and has a unique vinyl design.
It costs $120,000 in the car dealership, but can be obtained for free by winning its pink slip after defeating Ming.
It is one of the best cars for both pursuits and races as it is very agile through corners, but can keep up with higher performance cars when modified with high-performance upgrades.
Need for Speed: Most Wanted 5-1-0
Need for Speed: Carbon
It has a high top speed, and is very stable through corners, making it a very stable and dependable handing exotic. Its drawback is its acceleration, which means it can give trouble with events featuring long straights following corners, as it will not reach its top speed without the help of nitrous.
The stock Gallardo is unlocked for purchase in the Career mode depending on the player's chosen career path:
- Exotic: Take over Diamond Hills, Silveron
- Muscle: Win the "Bowen Avenue" event in Shady Pine, Silveron
- Tuner: Win the "Bowen Avenue" event in Shady Pine, Silveron
Once unlocked, it can be purchased from any Car Lot for 175,000 cash.
Top Speed 6.0
Neville drives a Gallardo as part of the crew in the exotic career path of the Career mode, if the player drives a tier 3 car.
Top Speed 6.0
Sal drives a Gallardo as part of the crew in the exotic career path of the Career mode, if the player drives a tier 3 car.
Top Speed 6.0
Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City
The Gallardo appears in Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City and is unlocked in the PlayStation Portable release after defeating Clutch.
Need for Speed: Undercover
The Gallardo appears in the PlayStation 2 and Wii releases of Need for Speed: Undercover with a price tag of $89,000.
Gregory MacDonald drives a modified green Lamborghini Gallardo that is seen in the first mission and the gold Lap Knockout Challenge Series event.
Super State Cruiser
The Tri-City Bay Police Department utilise it as a Super State Cruiser in the PlayStation 2 and Wii releases.
Need for Speed: Nitro
Omar, the top racer in Cairo, drives a Gallardo in all of its Gold Cup race events except for the Drift Challenge, Time Attack, and Speed Trap events.
Unlike his Beetle and and Cayenne Turbo S, a Gallardo with a unique livery, instead of Omar's Gallardo, can be unlocked as a collectable car for use in both Arcade Mode and Career Mode, once all stars are obtained in all Cairo Gold Cup events.
- In the demo of Need for Speed: Carbon, players can select from either the Gallardo, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR-edition or 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS.