History of Lamborghini
Brand of Italian cars "Lamborghini" is known around the world for its sports cars. The company was founded in 1963 on the basis of the tractor factory, "Lamborghini Trattori S.p.A" and called on behalf of the owner of Ferruccio Lamborghini. At the same time was presented and the first model of the Lamborghini 350 GT. This car was equipped with twelve engine displacement 3.5 liters and capacity of 347 horsepower. The maximum speed for this Automaster reached 280 km/H.
In 1965 Lamborghini has released the legendary Miura. It later was able to outshine only "Ferrari". Miura differed powerful engine, innovative design and excellent behavior on the road. And, of course, the price, almost immediately falling into the category of luxury cars.
In the late 70-ies of XX century, in the Wake of the oil crisis, it was decided to expand production and to start production of SUVs. The first car of this type was called Cheetah planned for sale in the U.S. armed forces, however, despite the good results of the tests, the Pentagon refused the order.
In 1979, Lamborghini has released a fantastic at the time the project Countach LP400S, supplying power in 455 "horses" and, for the first time in the history of this brand has a 4-valve engine.
In 1982, there was another attempt to create an SUV, but buyers were put off by the huge size and very decent price.
In 1987, "Lamborghini" has passed into the hands of the company "Chrycler". He was then discontinued production budget Jalpa, placed on the conveyor in 1981. It was an attempt to create a car for the middle class, with a minimum of exterior and interior luxury, but with a maximum capacity for a car of this price category. CT sold 6 years and was recognized as ultimately unprofitable venture.
In 1989 was implemented legendary project Lamborghini Diablo is the fastest at that time, the car in the world. He was able to accelerate up to 320 km/h, had a luxurious design and a corresponding price. From all its modifications, the most popular Diablo SV Roadster.
In 1994 and 1998 Lamborghini survived another two shifts owners and only in 2001, in the end, was able to introduce a new model. It was a descendant of Diablo - Murcielago with the author's design from the Hatch Caldervale. Its top speed has gone beyond the 330 km/h, which was fueled power unit V12 at 580 HP and an impressive volume of 6.2 liters
In 2007 a project was implemented the most expensive and powerful civil auto Lamborghini Reventon. The car was presented at the Frankfurt motor show and immediately won the hearts and wallets of many rich planet. As of March 1, 2011, at the Geneva motor show to debut the brand Lamborghini Aventador, essentially replacing the legendary Murcielago. Among production cars of its characteristics become unattainable standard. This and acceleration to 100km/h in just 2.9 seconds, and l.S., issued a powerful twelve-motor 6.5 liters, and unique design.
Now Lamborghini is actively developing projects of environmentally friendly cars. Despite the cost of the cars, they are popular due to high quality detail and luxury design.