Category Archives: History

Lamborghini Diablo red side view

Why was the Lamborghini Diablo such a big deal?

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! Read the rest of this entry >>

Lamborghini Urraco white side view

What does Urraco mean?

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? Read the rest of this entry >>

Lamborghini Aventador Coupe engine close up through glass louvers

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ red with black interior and paddle shifters

Do all cars with paddle shifters use similar transmissions?

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 white side view

What models of Lamborghini Gallardo are there?

How many different Gallardo models did Lamborghini make?

With current known production numbers, the Lamborghini Gallardo has the highest production numbers of any Lamborghini model. Lamborghini produced the Gallardo from 2003 to 2013 making over 14,000 Gallardo vehicles in all, and many of them were of different models. How many different Gallardo models did Lamborghini make? We are going to attempt to answer that. Read the rest of this entry >>

Lamborghini Egoista concept blue and orange side view

Will Lamborghini ever make a single-seat car?

What is the Lamborghini Egoista?

Lamborghini now has a four/five seat car in its lineup with the Urus, so it’s understandable if people are thinking they could one day go the other way and build a street car that just has a driver’s seat. Though that remains to be seen, you have to see the Lamborghini Egoista. What is the Lamborghini Egoista?  Please allow us to introduce you. Read the rest of this entry >>

Classic Lamborghini models

50 years of Lamborghini Espada and Islero celebrated with an Italian tour through Umbria, Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 13 September 2018 – Twenty classic Lamborghinis, comprising Espadas and Isleros, gathered on 7 September in Perugia to start the tour organized by Lamborghini Polo Storico in celebration of their 50th anniversary. It was 1968 when the House of Sant’Agata Bolognese presented its first four-seater (Espada) and the evolution of its 2+2 (Islero).

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