Stunning Notebook Makes It's US Debut August 18thFREMONT, Calif., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ASUS Computer International, a leading provider of high quality notebooks worldwide, will announce the availability of the ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 notebook in the US at the 2006 Concorso Italiano "Celebration of Italian Style," on August 18th. ASUS CEO, Ivan Ho, and Lamborghini CEO and President, Stephan Winkelmann, will unveil the ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 during a press announcement at 10:00 AM at the Automobili Lamborghini tent. ASUS will showcase the notebook at both the ASUS and Lamborghini tents and will have a drawing open to the public for a new ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 notebook.
The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 in yellow and black. (PRNewsFoto/ASUS Computer International)
The result of a comprehensive partnership between ASUS, Automobili Lamborghini, and Intel(R), the notebook will be the first in a series of officially licensed products. The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 successfully captures the spirit of the cars whose name it bears with design details and special mirror painting finish suggestive of Lamborghini's fine automobiles. The product was designed from the beginning to be, like its Lamborghini namesake, in a category by itself. "The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 backs up its Lamborghini- inspired design with top performance, unbeatable features, and rock-solid ASUS quality. It is a stunning notebook worthy of the Lamborghini name," says Stephan Winkelmann, CEO and President of Automobili Lamborghini (and current owner of an ASUS-Lamborghini VX1).
The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 will be offered at $2,799 MSRP. Visit usa.asus.com for more details on the ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 and other high quality ASUS notebooks.
The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 offers the following advantages: Speed -- Exclusive NVIDIA GeForceGo 7400VX Special Edition Dedicated Graphics Engine The NVIDIA GeForceGo 7400VX Special Edition dedicated graphics engine is designed exclusively for the VX1 notebook series. Users will enjoy movies and play games with unparalleled 3D image performance on its brilliant 1400 x 1050 Color Shine screen. Power - Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 is based on the latest Intel(R) Core(R) Duo processor T2500 2.0GHz. The dual-core capability of the ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 optimizes multitasking and provides processing performance that exceeds desktop level. Core(R) Duo processors are super-efficient and use less power, extending battery life by up to 25%. A hefty 2GB of DDRII 677 memory makes applications fly. Mobility - Slim and Lightweight Design Just as streamlined Lamborghinis are designed from the ground up for maximum acceleration with supreme aerodynamics, the VX1 is designed for superior mobility with a light, compact design. This 15" notebook weighs less than most 14" notebooks. Pleasure - The Pride of Knowing You Have the Best The ASUS-Lamborghini VX1's exquisite style and unsurpassed performance make any task a pleasure. The pride and excitement of ownership lingers long after the machine powers down. Specifications VX1-5E003P LCD 15" SXGA (1400x x 1050) with Color Shine technology Graphics NVIDIA GeForceGo 7400VX Special Edition / 512MB Turbocache(TM) CPU Intel(R) Core(R) Duo T2500, 2.0 GHz Memory 2GB DDRII 667 MHz Optical Drive 4X DVD Super Multi Battery 8 cell HDD 160GB, 5400 RPM OS Windows(R) XP(R) Professional Wireless/ Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.0; 802.11 a/b/g Bag & Mouse Yes Colors Available Yellow and black
ASUS Computer International is a leading provider of 3C (computing, communications, and consumer electronics) total solutions. Its product portfolio includes notebooks, motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, information appliances, desktop PCs, servers, wireless solutions, digital home, and networking devices. Backed by world-class engineering and offices and subsidiaries located in all corners of the world, ASUS provides innovative solutions to consumers, businesses and OEM/ODM customers. ASUS products won 1,706 awards in 2005, with top awards for notebook design excellence such as the iF Gold Award and Reddot Award. The company consistently ranks among the top technology companies in BusinessWeek's InfoTech 100, and is the perennial leader of the motherboard and graphics card industries. ASUS is a top 4 manufacturer globally of notebooks.
About Automobili Lamborghini
Founded in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini, Automobili Lamborghini has been a part of the Audi Group since 1998. It is based in Sant'Agata, Bolognese, in Italy. Lamborghini's current product range consists of 4 models: the 10 cylinder Gallardo and its convertible version Gallardo Spyder, and the 12 cylinder Murcielago LP640 and Murcielago Roadster. Extreme, uncompromising and unquestionably Italian, Lamborghini is in a class of its own.
ASUS-Lamborghini VX1 press kits are available for distribution to the media from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in both the ASUS and Lamborghini tents the Concorso Italiano. All press is invited to attend the 10:00 AM announcement and product introduction.
Source: ASUS Computer International