The history of Lamborghini

The history of Lamborghini

Automobili Lamborghini SpA is an Italian manufacturer of luxury sports cars. In addition, the company produces V12 engines for racing boats. The whole Lamborghini range.

Lamborghini factory

History

Italian industrial magnate Ferruccio Lamborghini founded Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini SpA in 1963. The aim was to produce Gran Turismo class machines and compete in this market with well-known brands, including Ferrari.

Lamborghini 350 GT 1964

The company gained wide recognition in 1966 with its Miura sports coupe, the car had a medium engine layout and rear drive. The first decade was marked by the rapid growth of Lamborghini, but the wave of the global financial and oil crisis in 1973 caused problems. Since this year, the company has changed ownership three times and is now owned by Volkswagen Group.

Lamborghini Miura 1966

The brand’s models have always been in high demand, but in the late 2000s, during the global financial crisis, Lamborghini car sales fell by almost 50 percent.

Automobiles

As of 2014, the company produces two model lines. They are both two-seater sports cars and have a central engine location. The Aventador model is available in coupe and roadster versions and is equipped with a V12 LP 700-4 engine. The Huracan coupe is equipped with a V10 LP 610-4 engine.

Lamborghini Aventador

Lamborghini Huracan

Concepts

Throughout its history, Lamborghini has repeatedly presented various concept cars since the very first 350GTV in 1963.

Lamborghini 350GTV

Executed in retro style concept car Lamborghini Miura was presented in 2006. The car was not planned to be produced, as it was made for advertising purposes.

Lamborghini Miura

In 2008, at the Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini showed Estoque, the concept of a four-door sedan. Despite persistent rumors that the model will be put into production, the management of Lamborghini never made a decision about it.

Lamborghini Estoque

In 2010, at the Paris Motor Show Lamborghini presented Sesto Elemento. The concept car is almost entirely made of carbon fiber and weighed only 999 kg. The Sesto Elemento is equipped with the same V10 engine as the Lamborghini Gallardo. The concept car accelerates to a hundred kilometers in about 3 seconds and can reach a maximum speed of more than 300 kilometers per hour.

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

In 2012, at the Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini unveiled the Aventador J, which has no roof or windows. In the same year, at the Beijing Motor Show, Lamborghini presented its first off-road vehicle Urus.

Lamborghini Aventador J

Lamborghini Urus

Within the framework of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini, the company presented the Egoista sports car. Feature Lamborghini price. And also the car is intended for one person and released only one copy of the model.

Lamborghini Egoista

In 2014, at the Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini presented the first ever Asterion LPI910-4 hybrid concept car. Thanks to the five-liter V10 from the Huracan model, which develops 607 horsepower, as well as an electric motor mounted on the gearbox and an additional two electric motors on the front axle, the total power of the car reaches 907 horsepower. As it is asserted, from zero 100 km/h Asterion accelerates “slightly faster than 3 seconds” and develops speed over 300 kilometers per hour.

Lamborghini Asterion LPI910-4

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