The Automobili Lamborghini SpA is an Italian brand manufacturer of luxury sports cars, earlier, SUV, which is owned by Volkswagen Group through its subsidiary brand Audi division. Lamborghini and production headquarters are located in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. In 2011, 831 employees Lamborghini made 1,711 cars.
Ferruccio Lamborghini, the Italian manufacturing magnate, founded Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini SpA in 1963 to compete with established marques, including Ferrari. Company gained wide acclaim in 1966 for the Miura sports coupé, which established the rear mid-engine, rear wheel drive layout as standard for high-performance cars. Lamborghini grew quickly during its first decade, but sales plunged after the 1973 worldwide financial and economic crisis oil. Firm’s ownership changed three times after 1973, including think in 1978, the American Chrysler Corporation took control of Lamborghini in 1987 and sold it to Malaysian investment group Mycom Setdco a group of Indonesian V’Power Corporation in 1994. In 1998, Mycom Setdco and V ‘Power sold a Lamborghini to Volkswagen Group when it was placed under the control of the Audi division of the group.
New products and model lines to know the brand portfolio and brought to the market and saw more product brand Lamborghini. In the late 2000, when the global financial crisis and subsequent economic, Lamborghini sales saw a drop of almost 50 percent. Lamborghini produces sports cars and V12 engines for offshore powerboat racing. Lamborghini currently produces V12-powered Lamborghini Aventador and V10-powered Lamborghini Huracan.
Manufacturing magnate Italian Ferruccio Lamborghini founded the company in 1963 with the objective of producing a refined grand touring car to compete with offerings from established marques such as Ferrari. Company’s first models were released in mid-1960 and were recognized for their progress, strength and comfort. Lamborghini gained wide acclaim in 1966 for the Miura sports coupe, which established rear mid-engine, rear wheel drive layout as standard for high-performance cars.
Lamborghini grew quickly during its first decade, but sales plunged after the 1973 worldwide financial and economic crisis oil. Ferruccio Lamborghini sold ownership of the company Georges-Henri Padovan and René Leimer retired in 1974. The company went bankrupt 1978, and was placed in receivership brothers Jean-Claude and Patrick Mimran in 1980. The Mimrans buy the company out of receivership by 1984 and has invested heavily in the expansion of the company . Under the management Mimrans’, model Lamborghini’s expanded since the Countach include Jalpa sports car and the LM002 high performance off-road vehicle.
The Mimrans sold a Lamborghini to Chrysler Corporation in 1987. After the Countach and Diablo and the withdrawal of Jalpa and LM002, Chrysler sold Lamborghini to Malaysian investment group Mycom Setdco a group of Indonesian V’Power Corporation in 1994. In 1998, Mycom Setdco and the V’Power sold a Lamborghini to Volkswagen Group when it was placed under the control of the Audi division of the group. New products and model lines to know the brand portfolio and brought to the market and saw more product brand Lamborghini. In the late 2000, when the global financial crisis and subsequent economic, Lamborghini sales saw a drop of almost 50 percent.
Automobiles: As of the 2014 model year, Lamborghini’s product range of cars consists of two model lines, both of which are the mid-engine two-seat sports cars. The V12-powered Lamborghini Aventador line consists of LP 700-4 Coupe and Roadster. The V10-powered Lamborghini Huracan line currently includes only Coupe LP 610-4.
Marine Engines: Motori Marini Lamborghini produces a large V12 marine engine block use of the World Series Offshore Class 1 powerboats. A Lamborghini marine engine seal dioxide approximately 8,171 cc (499 cu in) the effects of almost 940 hp (700 kW).
Lamborghini Motorcycle : In the mid-1980s, Lamborghini produced a limited run production of a 1,000 cc sports bike. UK weekly Motor Cycle News reported in 1994 – featuring the example found in the Essex motorcycle dealer – that 24 examples were produced with alloy frame Lamborghini adjustable steering head angle, Kawasaki GPz1000RX engine / transmission unit, the Ceriani front forks and Marvic wheels. The bodywork was plastic and the fully integrated front fairing merged into gasoline and seat cover ending in a rear tail fairing. The motorcycles were designed by stylists Lamborghini and produced by French business Boxer Bikes.
Merchandise Mark: Lamborghini licenses its brand to manufacturers that produce a variety of Lamborghini-branded merchandise including the scale models, clothing, accessories, electronics.
Unlike his rival Enzo, Ferruccio Lamborghini had decided early on that there would be no factory-supported racing of Lamborghinis, viewing More as very expensive and draining resources of the company. This was unusual for the time, as in many car manufacturers wanted to show speed, reliability, technical and height using the More participate. Enzo especially known for his inspection business car on the road is a source of funding for his participation in motor racing. Privacy Ferruccio led to problems between him and his engineers, many of whom were racing enthusiasts, some who had previously worked with Ferrari. If Dallar, Stanzani, and Wallace began to take the time of their development, for example P400, were intended for a street car with racing potential, one that could win on the track and driven by love.
During the mid-1970’s, Lamborghini came under the management of Georges-Henri Padovan, Lamborghini entered into an agreement with BMW to develop, and produce 400 BMW cars to meet the needs of Group 4 homologation. BMW lacked experience in developing the car mid-Ned and believed that Lamborghini’s experience in that area would make the Lamborghini choose the ideal partner. Because of Lamborghini’s shaky finances, Lamborghini fell behind schedule in developing the structure of the vehicle and running gear. If Lamborghini failed to deliver prototypes to work at the time, BMW took the house, completing the development of Lamborghini. BMW Baur agreement to produce the car, which BMW M1 called, delivering the first car in October 1978.
In 1985, the importer Lamborghini’s British developed the Countach QVX, in partnership with the Spice Engineering, for 1986 Group C championship season. One car was built, but the lack of sponsorship caused it to miss the season. The QVX only competed in one race, the non-championship 1986 Southern Suns 500 km race at Kyalami in South Africa, driven by the TIFF Needell. Despite the car after it began, the subsidy could not be found and the program was canceled.
Lamborghini engine provider in Formula One between 1989 and 1993 Formula One seasons. It is supplied engines Larrousse (1989-1990,1992-1993), Lotus (1990), Ogier (1991), Minardi (1992), and a team of Modena in 1991. Although the latter is commonly referred to as the factory team, the company saw a supplier, not a backer. The 1992 Larrousse-Lamborghini largely uncompetitive but noteworthy its tendency to spew oil from its exhaust system. Cars following closely behind Larrousse was colored yellow-brown at the end of race. Lamborghini’s best result was achieved with the Larrousse at the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix, where Aguri Suzuki finished third home soil.
In 1991, a Lamborghini Formula One motor was used in the Konrad KM-011 Group C sports car, but car only lasted a few races before the project was canceled. The same engine, re-badged a Chrysler, then-parent company Lamborghini’s, was tested by McLaren at the end of the period of 1993, with the aim of using it in 1994. Although driver Ayrton Senna is said to be impressed by the performance of the engine, McLaren pulled out of negotiations, choosing the Peugeot engine instead, and Chrysler ended the project .
Two versions of the Diablo cars built for the Diablo Supertrophy, the single-model racing series held annually since 1996 to 1999 in the first year, model used in the series was the Diablo SVR, and the Diablo 6.0 GTR was used for the remaining three years. Lamborghini Murcielago developed R-GT as a production car racing competition in the Fia GT Championship, Super GT Championship and the American Le Mans Series in 2004. put The high for any race car that was year round opening of the Fia GT Championship at Valencia, where car entered by Reiter Engineering finished third from the beginning of the fifth place. In 2006, during the opening round Super GT championship at Suzuka, car run by Japan Lamborghini Owners Club garnered the first (in class) by an R-GT. A GT3 version of Lamborghini Gallardo has been developed by Reiter Engineering.