Archive for the ‘History’ Category
Is more downforce in a car always better?
Racecar and supercar manufacturers are always talking about downforce, but is more downforce in a car always better? The short answer is no, but we will explore that topic and more as we take a deep dive into the relationship between cars and downforce. (more…)
What is a monocoque?
In the realm of supercars, a lot of fancy words get thrown around quite a bit. At times it can feel like many of them are made up. That may hold true for some of these words, but it does not for monocoque. What is a monocoque and how does one work? In simple terms, a monocoque is a type of structural design that is utilized in many supercars, but we can go into more detail here. (more…)
Lamborghini Nürburgring full onboard record videos
Lamborghini models have taken more than their fair share of positions on the production car leaderboards for lap times at the Nürburgring, and the best part about every record attempt is that each official record from Lamborghini comes with a video. Through the wonder of YouTube, we can watch all the Lamborghini Nürburgring full onboard record videos that Lamborghini has posted. (more…)
What car holds the Nürburgring production car record?
Nürburgring lap times are often used as a yardstick for who makes the fastest car. Not only is it a judge of top speed, but it also judges high speed cornering, durability, and other aspects that make a great car. After driving the Nürburgring for just one lap, most drivers feel like they have gone through an entire endurance race. It’s no wonder why the coveted Nürburgring top lap time is important for performance production cars. What car holds the Nürburgring production car record currently? We can tell you! (more…)
Which Lamborghini models have V10 engines?
Ever since the 350GT debuted with a V12 engine under the hood, Lamborghini has been known for pushing out spectacular supercars with engines that have a high cylinder count. The V12 is the engine that sort of steals the show in the Aventador, but what about its smaller V10 brother? Which Lamborghini models have V10 engines? (more…)
What is a Jota car?
Lamborghini is a brand with history, and when you spend time digging into that history, you may run into the term Jota. What is a Jota car from Lamborghini? That question actually has an interesting answer, and we will dive into it here. (more…)
Will Lamborghini ever make a sedan?
If you’re in love with Lamborghini but have always had a desire for something with four doors, then you may be wondering, will Lamborghini ever make a sedan? We may be able to provide some answers and shed some light on this question. (more…)
History of the Lamborghini Diablo
The Diablo came out at a complicated time for Lamborghini. They were coming off the success of the Countach and needed another vehicle to capture that magic. They were also recently acquired by Chrysler, and they needed a car that could keep up with modern supercars that could go in excess of 200 mph. When the Diablo debuted in 1990, it did all that and more! Let’s learn more about the history of the Lamborghini Diablo. (more…)
What is the importance of the Lamborghini Countach?
Few cars from decades ago still resonate with people today quite like the Lamborghini Countach. It has an iconic design whose philosophies and qualities are still seen in the world of high-performance automobiles today. What is the importance of the Lamborghini Countach? If you don’t know, we are going to have to tell you. (more…)
Which Lamborghini models have had scissor doors?
Scissor doors, or doors that open vertically from beneath the A pillar, are often referred to as Lambo Doors, but which Lamborghini models have had scissor doors, which model was first, and are they still used today? We have your answers. (more…)