All Lamborghini Cars From Birth to Now
In accordance with legend, the birth of Lamborghini has brought place after a fight between Enzo Ferrari and Ferruccio Lamborghini. The second complained to the Drake's not lofty company's GT cars from Maranello. The debate between the two occurred in earlier 60s Ferrari and Lamborghini dismissed, telling him to "think regarding the tractors that I care for self."
See pride, Ferruccio Lamborghini decided to give his life into a car manufacturer. Thus, in 1963, left the roll-out of the first Lamborghini vehicle. The seat of Cento (FE) - the place that the Lamborghini tractors were produced - working team composed with the designer Giampaolo Dallara Giotto Bizzarrini the engineer and designer Franco Scaglione.
The "trio" delivered the Lamborghini 350 GTV prototype supercar exhibited at the Turin Motor Show of the year and featuring the 3500 V12 engine which provided a top speed of 280 km / h. Also in '63, started the work from the plant in Sant'Agata Bolognese.
In the Geneva Motor Show in 1964, was presented the Lamborghini 350 GT production type of the 350 GTV. The automobile was designed by Carrozzeria Touring and was moved by 3500 V12 engine with 270 horsepower pushing the auto up to 250 km / h top speed. Moreover, the Lamborghini supercar had the cockpit configured in the unusual pattern 2 +1. Debuted from the '65 Lamborghini 350 GTS Zagato and 3500, while at the Turin Show was presented the prototype P400 rear engine. This became the new unit 3900 V12 350 hp and 430 hp in standard version S.
The prototype P400 prefigured the initial vs Ferrari style of Lamborghini. The Miura, officially presented in the 1966 Geneva Motor Show. Besides being the symbol of Lamborghini, the Miura was the 1st model to bear the naming of a herd of bulls. The truth is, bull officially took over as the brand identity of Lamborghini, zodiacal sign as one who owns 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 may reach a top speed of 270 km / h.
In '66 have also been presented the Lamborghini 400 GT, a GT 2 +2 always moved from your 4000 V12 engine though reduced power to 320 hp. Furthermore, two prototypes were presented as the 400 Monza and the Flying Star.
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 has also been presented the Miura Roadster, remained in the prototype stage.
In '69, however, the stove was enlarged from 370 hp on the Miura S and the Espada. The latter adopted the 4000 V12 320 hp engine called the standard version of the prototype Marzal, produced by Bertone and presented 2 yrs earlier.
In 1970, in the Geneva Motor Show Lamborghini Jarama was introduced that replaced the Islero, that he shared the 4000 V12 engine with 320 hp. In '71 debuted the Miura SV, the latest evolution of 385 hp. Instead, with the Geneva Motor Show the identical year he was presented the prototype LP500 engine mounted longitudinally rear.
In 1972 the product range 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, with all the presentation of the prototype Bravo. Moreover, other versions in the Lamborghini debuted Urraco: the P300 and P200 from 265 hp from 182 hp, it's intended solely for the 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 of the prototype in 1980 Athon, Lamborghini went along to meet with failure. The company 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 along with the following year, the LM-002 SUV. However in order to survive, Lamborghini needed a robust international partner. Thus, in 1987, the House of Sant'Agata Bolognese was bought out by Chrysler Corporation, headed by Lee Iacocca.
Step one was the creation of Chrysler Lamborghini Engineering Division, led by Mauro Forghieri, which was designed by Formula 1 V12 engine which was 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. However in '90 debut the first model produced by Chrysler, Lamborghini Diablo with retractable headlights. 3 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 for the consortium formed Asian MegaTech Indonesian and Malaysian MYCOM. During this period, it happened that new models though 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 control over Lamborghini
The most important event from the history of Lamborghini occurred in '98, when the control passed in the hands of Audi. The House of Ingolstadt expanded again the range of Lamborghini Diablo GTR and GT versions in '99, during 2000 were submitted versions 6.0 and 6.0 SE.
Come the Murciélago and Gallardo
The concern of Audi bore fruit in 2002 together with the Lamborghini Murciélago, designed by Belgian designer Luc Donkerwolke and built with the 6.2 V12 engine from 580 hp. Moreover, the following year presented the Lamborghini Gallardo, moved through 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 recent models are represented by the Murcielago LP670 and Gallardo LP570-4 SV-4 SV Superleggera, and the Estoque concept and custom-Reventon.