CARS Lamborghini Centenario Concept car 2016
According to legend, the birth of Lamborghini has taken place after a fight between Enzo Ferrari and Ferruccio Lamborghini. The latter complained to the Drake’s not lofty quality of the GT cars from Maranello. The talk between the two occurred in earlier 60s Ferrari and Lamborghini dismissed, telling him to “think about the tractors that I look after self.”
CARS Lamborghini Centenario Concept car 2016
See pride, Ferruccio Lamborghini decided to give his life to a car manufacturer. Thus, in 1963, left the development of the first Lamborghini vehicle. The seat of Cento (FE) – where 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 on the Turin Motor Show of the year and featuring the 3500 V12 engine which provided a high speed of 280 km / h. Also in ’63, started the work from 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 vehicle 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. Additionally, the Lamborghini supercar had the cockpit configured within the unusual pattern 2 +1. Debuted inside the ’65 Lamborghini 350 GTS Zagato and 3500, while in 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 type of Lamborghini. The Miura, officially presented with the 1966 Geneva Motor Show. Besides is the symbol of Lamborghini, the Miura was the first model to bear the a herd of bulls. Actually, bull officially became the brand identity of Lamborghini, zodiacal sign as one who owns Ferruccio. The car was designed by Marcello Gandini, then head of Centro Stile Bertone. The Miura was equipped with a 4000 V12 engine from 350 horsepower that will reach a top speed of 270 km / h.
In ’66 has also been presented the Lamborghini 400 GT, a GT 2 +2 always moved from the 4000 V12 engine however with reduced power to 320 hp. Additionally, two prototypes were presented as the 400 Monza and the Flying Star.
2 yrs 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 on the prototype stage.
In ’69, however, the number was enlarged from 370 hp for the Miura S and the Espada. The latter adopted the 4000 V12 320 hp engine and was the standard version of the prototype Marzal, produced by Bertone and presented a couple of years 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 most recent evolution of 385 hp. Instead, at the Geneva Motor Show the identical year he was presented the prototype LP500 engine mounted longitudinally rear.
In 1972 the number was expanded again using the Lamborghini Urraco, 4-seater sedan designed by Bertone, moved from 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 the presentation of the prototype Bravo. Additionally, 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 brought on by the development of a luxury SUV and alliance with BMW to style the M1. Shortly after the presentation from the prototype in 1980 Athon, Lamborghini visited meet with failure. The organization revived the next year because of the French group that presented the Jalpa Mimran supercars like the new course.
Then came the Lamborghini Countach Quattrovalvole in 1985 and the following year, the LM-002 SUV. However in order to survive, Lamborghini needed a strong international partner. Thus, later, the House of Sant’Agata Bolognese was bought out by Chrysler Corporation, headed by Lee Iacocca.
The first task was the creation of Chrysler Lamborghini Engineering Division, led by Mauro Forghieri, which has been designed by Formula 1 V12 engine which was adopted a year later and stables used 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 developed by Chrysler, Lamborghini Diablo with retractable headlights. Several years later the range was expanded versions SE VT-wheel drive. Also in 1993, Ferruccio Lamborghini was missing, exactly many years after founding Lamborghini auto.
Instead, in 1994 Chrysler ceded Lamborghini on the consortium formed Asian MegaTech Indonesian and Malaysian MYCOM. During this time, it happened that new models nevertheless the range was expanded with 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 inside the history of Lamborghini occurred in ’98, in the event the control passed within reach of Audi. The House of Ingolstadt expanded once again 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 concern of Audi bore fruit in 2002 with all the Lamborghini Murciélago, designed by Belgian designer Luc Donkerwolke and designed with the 6.2 V12 engine from 580 hp. Additionally, the following year presented the Lamborghini Gallardo, moved with 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 with the Murcielago LP670 and Gallardo LP570-4 SV-4 SV Superleggera, and the Estoque concept and custom-Reventon.