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Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is an Italian car manufacturer. It produces sports cars.

History[change | change source]

Lamborghini was founded in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini. He built tractors after the Second World War. He founded Lamborghini because he wanted to build sports cars to compete against Ferraris.

In 1963, he released a first prototype of his ideal sports car, the 350 GTV. The next annum, Lamborghini started with the production of their first car for sale, the 350 GT.

At the beginning of the 1970s, Lamborghini had financial problems because of the worldwide oil crisis. After these problems, Lamborghini had several different owners from 1987 until 1994, including Chrysler.

Audi bought Lamborghini in 1998.

Cars[change | change source]

Lamborghini 350 GT[change | change source]

The first Lamborghini, a 350 GT
Lamborghini 350 GT

The 350 GT was the first production car produced by Lamborghini. It was produced from 1964 until 1967. It is a two-door coupé with two seats. It has a V12 engine in the front of the car. The engine produced 206 kW.

Lamborghini Miura[change | change source]

The Miura was the third car made by Lamborghini. It was powered by a mid-engine V12, making it one of the fastest cars of its time. It also had a top speed of 295 km/h.

Lamborghini Countach[change | change source]

The Countach is one of the most famous Lamborghinis. It was also the one which was built for the longest time, 16 years, from 1974 to 1990. There were several different versions. They all had V12 engines with the power output ranging from 260 to 355 kW.

Lamborghini Diablo[change | change source]

The Diablo was named after the famous fighting bull. It was the last car made by Lamborghini before Audi’s ownership.

Lamborghini Murciélago[change | change source]

The Murciélago was the first car made under ownership by Audi. It was built from 2001 to 2010. It had a V12 engine which produced between 426 and 493 kW. The Lamborghini Reventón is a special edition of this car.

Lamborghini Gallardo[change | change source]

The Gallardo was first seen at the 2003 Geneva Motorshow. It was a competitor for the Ferrari F430. It was an entry-level model for Lamborghini. It had a V10 engine from Audi which offered between 368 and 419 kW. During its production time from 2003 until 2018, there were several special editions, including a version for the Italian Police.

Lamborghini Aventador.

Lamborghini Aventador[change | change source]

The Aventador has a 6.5-litre V12 engine. It was released in 2011. It replaced the Murciélago. It produces 515 kW.

Lamborghini Huracán[change | change source]

The Huracán is the most recent car by Lamborghini. It is the successor to the Gallardo. It has a V10 engine, which produces 449 kW. 0-100 km/h in 2.8 seconds and produces 449 kW.

Lamborghini Veneno[change | change source]

The Lamborghini Veneno was a limited production sports car. It cost $4,500,000, making it one of the most expensive cars manufactured.

The engine is a development of the Aventador's 6.5-litre V12 and produces 552 kW.