Ferruccio Lamborghini is the founder of Lamborghini was born in 1916.
By the time he decided to build a factory that produced luxury sports car he was already wealthy. In the period after WW2 he founded his tractor company. It wasn’t until the 1960’s until he said he would build a super car to compete with Ferrari.
Many people thought he was crazy. It wasn’t until the late 1962 he started the project. In May 1963 he had already founded Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini.
In 1964 the 350 GT was born also known as the first lamborghini. In 1998 the company was sold to Audi AG. Lamborghini facts Lamborghini’s logo is a bull because the founder’s zodiac sign is Taurus who is a bull, he was also very interested in spanish bullfighting. The names given to the car models usually have something to do with a bull, for example the Aventador was named after a bull from 1993. The Huracán was named after bull from 1879. Did you know that Italy has custom Lamborghini police cars. The Lamborghinis were donated by the Lamborghini company. They donated 2 Huracáns to replace the 2 Gallardos.
So if you in Italy don’t run from the police because the Huracán can reach a top speed of 300 km per hour. It can also go 0 to 100 in 3.2 seconds. These cars are used for highway patrol and at the front it has a special refrigeration system so it can carry organs for an urgent transplants. The fastest Lamborghini is the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster. The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster can reach a speed of 221 mph or 355 kmph.
The Lamborghini that model sold the best, is the Gallardo just over 14,000 of these were sold. The most expensive Lamborghini is the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster this car is 4.5 million dollars. Yes that right the most expensive Lamborghini is 4.5 million dollars. This Lamborghini is probably one of the most limited edition cars Lamborghini has ever made because there is only three of them. Lamborghini doors If you ever seen doors on a Lamborghini open upwards you might of asked yourself why they open up like that.
Well these doors are called scissor doors. While you may think that scissor doors purpose is for style you’re kind of right, there’s actually more to them than that. Of course, they do offer a distinct, unmistakably powerful look, but they were also seen as a necessity for safety They provide some advantages. One advantage of these doors is you can park close to other cars because the doors open up so they are out of the way and won’t hit the cars beside you. One of the original purporters of the scissor door is, the Lamborghini Countach.
The Lamborghini Countach had poor rear visibility and in order to drive in reverse, drivers had to lean out the door and look behind them to see properly. Opening the doors upward allowed drivers to open the door without fear of hitting anything while backing up. Though the visibility issue was resolved with later models like the Lamborghini Diablo and Murcielago, the scissor door tradition still continued.Conclusion