Archive for the ‘History’ Category

What Lamborghini models have had a V12?

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Lamborghini Miura V12 closeup

History of the Lamborghini V12 engine

Believe it or not, the very beginnings of Lamborghini revolved around the V12 engine. Since the 350 GT, the V12 has remained the flagship motor of Lamborghini. Let’s explore further and take a look at the interesting and unique history of the Lamborghini V12 engine. (more…)

Does Lamborghini make a hybrid supercar?

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Lamborghini Sián green front view

What is the Lamborghini Sián?

The Lamborghini Sián is certainly making waves around the world. This exciting new hypercar from the iconic Italian supercar manufacturer deserves your attention. What is the Lamborghini Sián? It is destined to be a record-breaker. It’s a sold-out few-off car from a world-renowned automaker, and it could just be the most interesting car you’ve ever laid eyes on. Let us introduce you to the Sián, its powertrain, and even its unique name. (more…)

Classic Lamborghini Miura Models Showcased at 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Monday, September 9th, 2019
Front view of classic red Lamborghini Miura

The iconic Lamborghini Miura, which was produced from 1966 – 1973, was the first car to use a mid-engine layout, which has since become the standard for supercars. Five classic Lamborghini Miura models were recently showcased at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance classic car show. The Miura is considered to be one of the most desirable classic cars to be owned and driven. (more…)

Is the Aventador J a special car?

Monday, July 29th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador J red side view

What is the Lamborghini Aventador J?

First off, if you wound up here because you mistyped Aventador S or Aventador SVJ, let us assure you that the Aventador J is far stranger and much rarer than either of those two models. If you asked casual Lamborghini people about the Aventador J they may think you misspoke, and some enthusiasts may recall it as a concept car. Both are wrong. What is the Lamborghini Aventador J? We have answers. (more…)

Why was the Lamborghini Diablo such a big deal?

Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Lamborghini Diablo red side view

How fast was the Lamborghini Diablo?

When designing first began on the first successor to the Countach, there was one major milestone jotted down in the brief. The car was to exceed 315 km/h of 196 mph. To an American audience, 196 mph doesn’t sound nearly as impressive as 200 mph, but apparently, we had nothing to worry about. How fast was the Lamborghini Diablo? Let’s find out! (more…)

What does Urraco mean?

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Lamborghini Urraco white side view

What is the Lamborghini Urraco?

Anytime we take a look at a model of historical significance from Lamborghini, we have to spend a little time discussing what its name means. As you have already guessed, it does relate to bullfighting. In fact, Urraco means “little bull” and it is the name of a smaller breed of fierce fighting bulls. This makes it a very fitting name for the Urraco as you will learn below when we answer the question: what is the Lamborghini Urraco? (more…)

Famous Lamborghini Miura from iconic movie rediscovered

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
Lamborghini Miura from The Italian Job orange side front view

What happened to the Lamborghini Miura used in The Italian Job?

If you have ever watched The Italian Job, then you’ve seen the iconic Lamborghini Miura racing up Italian mountain roads. You also saw its fate. What happened to the Lamborghini Miura used in The Italian Job? We finally have answers. (more…)

What makes the Espada significant in Lamborghini history?

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Lamborghini Espada blue front side view

What is the Lamborghini Espada?

In our quest to study and establish the significance of all major Lamborghini models, there’s one that we haven’t touched on yet. It’s called the Espada. What is the Lamborghini Espada and what role did it play in the Lamborghini history? That’s what we will tell you. (more…)

Why does Lamborghini have a series of numbers printed on the engine?

Friday, March 8th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador Coupe engine close up through glass louvers

What do the numbers on a Lamborghini engine mean?

All engines, regardless of make or model have a serial number, but that is not what we are talking about here. If you are familiar with Lamborghini, then you will have noticed a series of numbers printed and displayed on each engine. What do the numbers on a Lamborghini engine mean? We may be able to provide answers. (more…)

Do all cars with paddle shifters use similar transmissions?

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ red with black interior and paddle shifters

How do paddle shifters work?

Do you want to know more about paddle shifters? How do paddle shifters work? Essentially, they are paddles that let you shift sequentially through the gears. Shifting up is typically done via the right paddle, and down via the left paddle. No clutch is required in these types of vehicles. Want to learn more? We can fill you in on all the details including some history and more. (more…)