7 Facts About Lamborghini Cars

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

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

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

Fact 4: The fastest Lamborghini is the Le Mans version of the Murcielago R-GT model. The model of the fastest street of the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 with an estimated top speed of 340 km / h.

Fact 5: Several new Lamborghini models feature the familiar Lamborghini scissor doors that rotate and forward on a hinge near the front door. The Countach, Diablo and Murcielago all have scissor doors, but the Gallardo does not. Most Lamborghini models throughout the company's history came with the legendary Lamborghini V12 engine, but the newest model, Gallardo, only have a V10 engine. No Lamborghini model with a V8 engine have been since the silhouette of production ceased in 1989.

6: The first Lamborghini was the 350GTV 1963. In 1964, a smaller version appeared 350GTV.

Fact 7: In 1975 was Walter Wolf, a businessman and owner rich Canadian team F1 Racing, persuade Lamborghini to produce three super power Countach models. The Countach wolf had the same engine as the original Countach prototype and were able to reach a top speed of 315 km / h.

Lamborghini should be considered one of the most exciting sports cars in the world.

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