The Lamborghini S.p.A. is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant’Agata Bolognese. The company is owned by the Volkswagen Group through its subsidiary Audi. Ferruccio Lamborghini, an Italian manufacturing magnate, founded Automobiles Ferruccio Lamborghini S.p.A. In 1963 to compete with established brands, including Ferrari. The company was known for using rear-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive engines. Lamborghini grew rapidly during its first decade, but sales declined after the world financial crisis and the 1973 oil crisis. The ownership of the firm changed three times after 1973, including bankruptcy in 1978.
Chrysler took control of Lamborghini in 1987 and sold it to Malaysian investment group Mycom Setdco and Indonesian group V’Power Corporation in 1994. In 1998, Mycom Setdco and V. ” Power was sold to the Volkswagen Group by Lamborghini, where it was placed under the control of the group’s division.
Italian magnate manufacturer Ferruccio Lamborghini founded the company in 1963 with the aim of producing a refined grandiose car for travel that would compete with the offerings of established marques like Ferrari. The company’s first models, such as the 350 GT, were released in the mid-1960s. Lamborghini was known for the 1966 Miura sports coupe, which used a rear mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive layout.
Lamborghini grew sharply during the first ten years, but sales declined after the world financial crisis and the 1973 oil crisis. Ferruccio Lamborghini sold Georges-Henri Rossetti and René Leimer and retired in 1974. The company went bankrupt in 1978 and was bankrupt in the 1980s by brothers Jean-Claude and Patrick Mimran. Migrants bought the company from bankruptcy in 1984 and invested heavily in its expansion. Under the management of Mimrans, Lamborghini’s model line was expanded from Countach, including the Jalpa sports car and the LM002 high-performance off-road vehicle.
As of the 2018 model year, Lamborghini’s automotive range consists of three model lines, two of which are mid-sized two-seater sports cars, while the third is a front-wheel-drive & all-wheel-drive SUV. The V12-powered Aventador line consists of the LP 740-4 Aventador S coupe and roadster.
The V10-powered Huracán line currently includes all-wheel-drive LP 610-4 coupé and spyder, a cheap LP 580-2 coupé and spyder with rear wheels and the most powerful track-oriented LP 640-4. Aiming to double its sales volume by 2019, Lamborghini has added to its lineup an SUV named Urus, which runs a twin-turbo V8 engine and uses a front-engine, all-wheel-drive layout.
Lamborghini Marine Engines
Engines The Marini Lamborghini produces a large block of V12 marine engines that are used in the Class 1 offshore vessel. The Lamborghini marine engine has a power of 8,171 cc (8.2 L) and produces approximately 940 hp (700 kW).
In the mid-1980s, Lamborghini produced a limited edition series of 1,000cc motorcycles. The British weekly Motor Cycle News reported in 1994 – when presenting an example available through an Essex motorcycle dealer – that 24 examples were produced with a Lamborghini alloy frame with adjustable steering head angle, Kawasaki GPz1000RX engine/transmission, Ceriani front forks, and Marvin wheels. The bodywork was plastic and fully integrated with the front-back connected to the fuel tank and the seat cover ending in the rear pedestal. The motorcycles were designed by Lamborghini stylists and produced by French business Boxer Bikes.
Lamborghini Concept Cars
At the Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini unveiled the Asterion LPI910-4 hybrid concept car. Named after the half-marathon hybrid of the half-bull of the Greek legend, it is the first Lamborghini hybrid in the history of the company. Using the Huracán 5.2 liter V10 producing 607 hp (453 kW; 615 hp), along with one electric motor mounted on the transaxle and an additional two on the front axle, developing an additional 300 hp (224 kW; 304 PS). It puts the power at a combined figure of 907 hp (676 kW; 920 hp). It is claimed that the time from 0-100 km / h (62 mph) is just over 3 seconds and the top speed of 298 km / h is 185 km / h.
The two-story museum is linked to the headquarters, covering the history of Lamborghini cars and sports utility vehicles, displaying various modern and vintage models. The museum uses displays of cars, engines, and photographs to provide a history and overview of important Lamborghini events. The 9,000 square foot museum about Ferrucci Lamborghini houses several cars, industrial prototypes, sketches, personal effects and family photographs from Ferrucci’s early life.