All Lamborghini Cars From Birth to Now
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In accordance with legend, the birth of Lamborghini has gotten place after a fight between Enzo Ferrari and Ferruccio Lamborghini. The latter complained to the Drake's not lofty company's GT cars from Maranello. The talk between the two occurred in the first 60s Ferrari and Lamborghini dismissed, telling him to "think regarding the tractors that I look after self."
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See pride, Ferruccio Lamborghini made a decision to give his life with a car manufacturer. Thus, in 1963, left the introduction of the first Lamborghini vehicle. The seat of Cento (FE) - where the Lamborghini tractors were produced - working team composed by the designer Giampaolo Dallara Giotto Bizzarrini the engineer and designer Franco Scaglione.
The "trio" gave birth to the Lamborghini 350 GTV prototype supercar exhibited in the Turin Motor Show of these year and featuring the 3500 V12 engine which provided a top speed of 280 km / h. And in '63, started the work of the plant in Sant'Agata Bolognese.
At the Geneva Motor Show in 1964, was presented the Lamborghini 350 GT production form of the 350 GTV. The car was designed by Carrozzeria Touring and was moved by 3500 V12 engine with 270 horsepower pushing the automobile up to 250 km / h top speed. Furthermore, the Lamborghini supercar had the cockpit configured from the unusual pattern 2 +1. Debuted within the '65 Lamborghini 350 GTS Zagato and 3500, while in the Turin Show was presented the prototype P400 rear engine. This was the new unit 3900 V12 350 hp and 430 hp in standard version S.
The prototype P400 prefigured the 1st vs Ferrari type of Lamborghini. The Miura, officially presented in the 1966 Geneva Motor Show. Besides is the symbol of Lamborghini, the Miura was the initial model to bear the name of a herd of bulls. In fact, bull officially took over as the brand identity of Lamborghini, zodiacal sign as owner of Ferruccio. The car was designed by Marcello Gandini, at that time head of Centro Stile Bertone. The Miura was built with a 4000 V12 engine from 350 horsepower that could reach a top speed of 270 km / h.
In '66 seemed to be presented the Lamborghini 400 GT, a GT 2 +2 always moved from the 4000 V12 engine but with reduced power to 320 hp. In addition, two prototypes were presented as the 400 Monza and the Flying Star.
A couple of years later, based on the 400 GT was born his deputy, or the Lamborghini Islero, also driven from the 4000 V12 engine with 320 horsepower. In 1968 he seemed to be presented the Miura Roadster, remained in the prototype stage.
In '69, however, the number was enlarged from 370 hp towards the Miura S and the Espada. Aforementioned adopted the 4000 V12 320 hp engine called the standard version of the prototype Marzal, created by Bertone and presented 2 yrs earlier.
In 1970, in the Geneva Motor Show Lamborghini Jarama was introduced that replaced the Islero, with whom he shared the 4000 V12 engine with 320 hp. In '71 debuted the Miura SV, the latest evolution of 385 hp. Instead, at the Geneva Motor Show exactly the same year he was presented the prototype LP500 engine mounted longitudinally rear.
In 1972 the number was expanded again with all the Lamborghini Urraco, 4-seater sedan designed by Bertone, moved through the 2.5 V8 engine 220 hp. In '73 he left the scene the Lamborghini Miura, Countach superseded by version serial protoripo LP500.
In 1974, together with the presentation of the prototype Bravo. Additionally, other versions from the Lamborghini debuted Urraco: the P300 and P200 from 265 hp from 182 hp, it is intended solely for that Italian market.
The Lamborghini crisis was a result of the development of a luxury SUV and alliance with BMW to design the M1. Shortly after the presentation in the prototype in 1980 Athon, Lamborghini visited meet with failure. The organization revived the next year thanks to the French group that presented the Jalpa Mimran supercars like the new course.
Then came the Lamborghini Countach Quattrovalvole in 1985 and also the following year, the LM-002 SUV. In order to survive, Lamborghini needed a powerful international partner. Thus, in 1987, the House of Sant'Agata Bolognese was absorbed by Chrysler Corporation, headed by Lee Iacocca.
The first task was the creation of Chrysler Lamborghini Engineering Division, led by Mauro Forghieri, that has been designed by Formula 1 V12 engine that has been adopted a year later and stables utilised by Larousse, Lotus and Minardi.
At twenty-five years, in 1988 Lamborghini Countach 25 and presented the prototype Genesis. But in '90 debut the first model designed by Chrysler, Lamborghini Diablo with retractable headlights. Three years later the range was expanded versions SE VT-wheel drive. And in 1993, Ferruccio Lamborghini was missing, exactly 30 years after founding Lamborghini auto.
Instead, in 1994 Chrysler ceded Lamborghini towards the consortium formed Asian MegaTech Indonesian and Malaysian MYCOM. During this time, it happened that new models but the range was expanded with all the Diablo VT Roadster in '95, and versions SV and SVR in 1996. Among other prototypes were presented Cala and Raptor.
Audi acquires charge of Lamborghini
The most important event in the history of Lamborghini occurred in '98, once the control passed within reach of Audi. The House of Ingolstadt expanded once more the range of Lamborghini Diablo GTR and GT versions in '99, when it's in 2000 were submitted versions 6.0 and 6.0 SE.
Come the Murciélago and Gallardo
The care of Audi bore fruit in 2002 with the Lamborghini Murciélago, designed by Belgian designer Luc Donkerwolke and equipped with the 6.2 V12 engine from 580 hp. Additionally, the following year presented the Lamborghini Gallardo, moved by the 5.0 V10 engine 500 hp Audi source.
Subsequently, the Murciélago Roadster debuted in 2004, the Gallardo Superleggera in 2005, the Murcielago LP640 in the year 2006, the Gallardo LP560-4 Coupe and Spyder in 2008. Instead, the most up-to-date models are represented through the Murcielago LP670 and Gallardo LP570-4 SV-4 SV Superleggera, and the Estoque concept and custom-Reventon.