If you want to find out if a new performance car is the real deal, throw the keys to Valentino Balboni. He was a Lamborghini test driver for almost four decades, so he knows a thing or two about fast cars. But instead of a raging Italian bull, Balboni this time has tested out the Drako GTE electric super sedan.
Balboni started at Lamborghini as a mechanic apprentice, but eventually asked to test drive newly built cars. During his career, Balboni is thought to have test driven 80 percent of Lamborghinis built. Lamborghini even named a special-edition model after him, the Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni.
So what did Balboni think of the Drako GTE?
“It is completely different,” Balboni said with a smile after his test drive. “It gives me the feeling of power.”
The Drako GTE certainly has plenty of power. California-based Drako Motors took a