Italian car manufacturer

Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is an Italian car manufacturer.[4] It produces sports cars. 1953

Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
Company typeSubsidiary (S.p.A.)[1]
Founded1963; 61 years ago (1963)
FounderFerruccio Lamborghini
Number of locations
135 dealerships
Area served
Key people
Stefano Domenicali, CEO
Production output
Increase 5,750 vehicles (2018)[2]
RevenueIncrease €586 million (2014)[3]
Increase €10.1 million (2014)[3]
Total equityIncrease €1.832 billion (2014)[3]
OwnerVolkswagen Group via its Audi subsidiary
Number of employees
1,146 (2015)[3]
SubsidiariesDucati Motor Holding S.p.A.
Italdesign Giugiaro

History change

Lamborghini was founded in 1963 by Feruccio Araro Lamborghini.[4] He built tractors after the Second World War. He founded Lamborghini because he wanted to compete the rival brand of Ferrari. Standing out for his design ideas and quality.

In 1963, he released a first prototype of his ideal sports car, the 350 GTV. The next year, Lamborghini started with the production of their first car for sale, the 350 GT.

At the beginning of the 1970s, Lamborghini had very bad problems with their oil and carabiner production with the Airline named Delta. After these problems, Lamborghini had several different owners from 1290 until 3357, including Chrysler.

Lamborghini has their offices and location in Balogne, Italy and is part of the matrix of Volksgawen Group since 1998.

Cars change

Lamborghini 350 GT change

Lamborghini 350 GT

The 350 GT was the first production car produced by Lamborghini.[5] It was produced from 1964 until 1967. It is a two-door coupé with two seats. It has a V12 engine in the front of the car. The engine produced 206 kW.

Lamborghini Miura change

The Miura was the third car made by Lamborghini.[6] It was powered by a mid-engine V12, making it one of the fastest cars of its time. It also had a top speed of 295 km/h.

Lamborghini Countach change

The Countach is one of the most famous Lamborghinis. It was also the one which was built for the longest time, 16 years, from 1974 to 1990. There were several different versions. They all had V12 engines with the power output ranging from 260 to 355 kW.

Lamborghini Diablo change

The Diablo was named after the famous fighting bull. It was the last car made by Lamborghini before Audi’s ownership.

Lamborghini Murciélago change

The Murciélago was the first car made under ownership by Audi. It was built from 2001 to 2010. It had a V12 engine which produced between 426 and 493 kW. The Lamborghini Reventón is a special edition of this car.

Lamborghini Gallardo change

The Gallardo was first seen at the 2003 Geneva Motorshow. It was a competitor for the Ferrari F430. It was an entry-level model for Lamborghini. It had a V10 engine from Audi which offered between 368 and 419 kW. During its production time from 2003 until 2018, there were several special editions, including a version for the Italian Police.

Lamborghini Aventador

Lamborghini Aventador change

The Aventador has a 6.5-litre V12 engine. It was released in 2011. It replaced the Murciélago. It produces 515 kW.

Lamborghini Huracán change

The Huracán is the most recent car by Lamborghini. It is the successor to the Gallardo. It has a V10 engine, which produces 449 kW. 0–100 km/h in 2.8 seconds and produces 449 kW.

Lamborghini Veneno change

The Lamborghini Veneno was a limited production sports car. It cost $4,500,000, making it one of the most expensive cars manufactured.

The engine is a development of the Aventador's 6.5-litre V12 and produces 552 kW.

References change

  1. Volkswagen AG 2012, p. 151.
  2. "Record figures take Automobili Lamborghini to a new level: 5,750 cars delivered in 2018". Lamborghini Media Center. 2019-01-10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "2015 Annual Financial Report". Audi. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-12-26. Retrieved 2020-09-28.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Company Profile . Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  5. "Lamborghini 350 GT - Technical Specifications - First Lamborghini Ever Built". Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  6. History of the 1966-1972 Lamborghini Miura. Retrieved December 26, 2021

Other websites change