History of Lamborghini

Lamborghini was founded by Ferruccio Lamborghini in 1963 , a former member of the armed forces who have established their own company is committed to building tractors. Tractor activity developed over the years and in 1970 he founded another factory to produce air conditioning units and heating for buildings . The incredible success was held in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy, where the company is headquartered .

But everything changed when he met Enzo Ferrari . It was when his desire to build luxury cars luxury high speed interior is revealed. Ferruccio complained to Enzo in a clutch problem that Ferrari had. Enzo said that “the problem is not with the car but the driver …” and asked him to take care of their tractors and leave the question for those who get good advice.

Unhappy with the response , Ferruccio disassemble the transmission of your car and discovered that the car uses exactly the same transmission as tractors. Because of this discovery, he asked the men of talent who worked for Enzo Ferrari , including Franco Scaglione , Giotto Bizzarrini and Gian Paolo Dallara to provide help. As a result , the team created the perfect competitor for cars Ferrari , Lamborghini Automobili .

Ferruccio was inspired by his birth sign , Taurus, and began using it as an emblem for their cars. In fact , even today , Lamborghini cars are named after bulls . The Italian company has also hired Giotto Bizzarrini , a worker who has worked for Ferrari and asked him to create and produce a Lamborghini V12 engine . This engine was built quickly and was capable of producing 400 horsepower. But because Ferruccio wanted a GT car and not a race car, the capacity was reduced to 280 horsepower.

The first car built by Lamborghini GTV was the prototype and the first production car was the Lamborghini 350GT built in 1964 . After Lamborghini 350GT , Lamborghini ‘s history continued to use the production and release of Miura , a super genuine name of a known bullfight . However, the success does not stop there . In 1968 , Lamborghini produced Lamborghini 400 GT , which was a great success , with more than 1,200 cars that are built in Sant’Agata .

In 1970 , racecar driver Bob Wallace worked for the right to work the Miura in a race car . Was redesigned suspension, reduces weight and placed new spoilers receiving a fast race car that can go from zero to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds . But Ferruccio did not believe that the proposed Wallace ‘s career and opted to sell the prototype of the Lamborghini Miura Jota an amateur Italian. In 1970 , an Italian man , society has suffered because of the economic crisis and Ferruccio sold its shares to a Swiss car lover , George -Henri Rossetti. However, the company continued without its founder. After some dark days and a car produced ( the 400S Coutach in 1980 ) , Lamborghini brothers sold to Patrick and Jean Claude Mimran French who produced the series off the road and AML Coutach Quattrovalvole . Later, another page in the history of Lamborghini was written when Lee Iacocca organization purchased for $ 33 million.

Throughout the era Iacocca , the Diablo was launched in 1990 . However, in 1998 Audi bought Lamborghini and things began to change for the better . Due to liquidity and significant technologies , the company has built the Murcielago in 2001 . Its success was followed by the 2003 Gallardo , who proved to be luxury , luxury cars designed based fast drivers for modern society . In 2010, the Gallardo was considered as probably the most successful car with 10,000 units produced.

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