8 Facts you should know about Lamborghini

Lamborghini , or Automobili Lamborghini SpA as it ‘s officially called , produces some of the most exciting words in sports cars . Some of the newer Lamborghini models are the Countach , the Diablo , the Gallardo and the Murcielago .

Fact 1 : Lamborghini is named after the founder of the company Ferruccio Lamborghini ( 1916-1993 ) . Ferruccio Lamborghini founded the company in 1963 when he was 47. The factory is located in a small Italian village called Sant’Agata Bolognese near Bologna.

Fact 2 : Ferruccio Lamborghini was a successful tractor manufacturer before he got interested in sports cars . His interest in sports cars made ​​him buy many high-performance cars , including two Maserati and Ferrari , but was never really happy with any of them and decided to build his own sports car so perfect,

Fact 3 : Lamborghini used to be an independent company , but today is a subsidiary of the German company Audi AG . Audi AG became the owner of Lamborghini in 1998 . Lamborghini went bankrupt in 1978 and was sold to Chrysler a long time before Audi AG became the sole owner of the company.

Fact 4 : The fastest Lamborghini is the Le Mans version of the Murcielago R -GT model . It has been reported that a maximum speed of 370 km / h. The fastest street model from Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 with a top speed estimated at 340 km / h . Both models have a V12 engine over 6,000 cc .

Fact 5 : Several new Lamborghini models feature the familiar Lamborghini scissor doors that rotate up and forward on a hinge on the front of the door. The Countach , Diablo and Murcielago ‘s have scissor doors , but the Gallardo does not . They are no longer producing both the Countach and Diablo , so the Murcielago is the only current model with scissor doors .

Fact 6 : No Lamborghini have ever been produced with less than a V8 engine. Most Lamborghini models throughout the history of the company came up with the legendary Lamborghini V12 engine , but the new model , Gallardo , only have a V10 engine . No Lamborghini models with a V8 engine have been since production of the Silhouette stopped in 1989.

Fact 7 : The first Lamborghini was 350GTV 1963. It was fast for its time, with a top speed of 280 km / h . In 1964 , a smaller version of the 350GTV appeared . The smaller version was called 350GT and had a top speed of 240 km / h . The Countach in 1974 was the first Lamborghini to go faster than 300 km / h .

Sheet 8: In 1975 , Walter Wolf a rich Canadian businessman and F1 team owner , persuade Lamborghini to produce three made ​​super power Countach models . The Wolf Countach had the same engine as the original Countach prototype and were able to reach a top speed of 315 km / h .

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