Named after Ferrucio Lamborghini.
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Tractor manufacturer Ferruccio Lamborghini built his first cars as a hobby, using modified Fiat parts.

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The official automobili Lamborghini logo. Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., commonly known as Lamborghini.

Ferruccio Lamborghini was born in Renazzo di Cento, near Ferrara on April 28, 1916. His passion for engines led him to study mechanical engineering in Bologna, after which, during WWII he served as a mechanic in the Italian army's Central Vehicle Division in Rhodes.

Upon his return to Italy after the end of the war, Ferruccio began to purchase surplus military vehicles which he then converted to agricultural machines. Just three years after the end of the war, the Lamborghini tractor factory was designing and building its own tractors. It is hard to say with certainty what made Ferruccio turn his attention from agricultural machinery to luxury sports cars. Perhaps he was simply attracted by the success of his neighbor, Enzo Ferrari. However, legend has it that the idea came to him after a discussion with Enzo Ferrari, when Ferruccio complained about the noisy gearbox in his new Ferrari. It seems that Ferrari's reply was simply "You stick to tractors and let me build sports cars." Ferruccio Lamborghini extended his interests into various fields of engineering, such as heating and air conditioning systems and helicopter design.

While the former were extremely successful, and are still produced today, his attempts to manufacture helicopters were hindered due to complex bureaucratic controls imposed by the government. The idea was finally abandoned. When it became clear that his son, Antonio, had no interest in the automobile business, Ferruccio began to contemplate retirement.

In 1973, Ferruccio sold all his companies, retired to his vineyard in Italy's Umbria province and dedicated his efforts to the production of fine wines. At his estate, La Florita, a grand home surrounded by tennis courts, an Olympic size pool and a museum to house Lamborghini cars, Ferrucio produced a red wine called Colli del Trasimento, and known by everyone as "Blood of the Miura". It was here, at the age of 77, where Ferruccio died on February 20, 1993.

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Interestingly it is said that the choice of an animal and the colors used on the logo (gold on a black background, and a charging bull) are suspiciously similar to the Ferrari logo (a black horse on a yellow background). It is believed that this was no accident on the part of Lamborghini, who had a long standing (and not always friendly) rivalry with Ferrari.

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Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Versace : 2006   Restricted to a maximum production run of ten cars.
Lamborghini Concept S : 2005   Unveiled at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show.
Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster : 2007   
Lamborghini Diablo GT   $300,000
Lamborghini Reventon : 2008   Only 20 will be built.
Lamborghini LP560-4 : 2008   Increased speed and power.
Lamborghini Miura : 1967   765 made from 1966 to 1973.
Lamborghini Gallardo Nera : 2007   Only 185 will be built.
Lamborghini Islero : 1968-1969   226 total produced.
Lamborghini Urraco : 1972-1979   780 produced of all 3 series.
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Lamborghini unveils new logistics centre   
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Lamborghini Silhouette : 1974   Only 55 produced.
Lamborghini establishes new branch in People's Republic of China   
Lamborghini announces The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo   the world’s fastest one-make series.
Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder : 2009   Debuts at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Lamborghini open new exclusive showroom in Munich   
Lamborghini Reventón Number 20 delivered   The highly exclusive limited edition is complete.
Lamborghini presents highly individualized super sports cars   Debuts at the 2009 North American International Automobile Show.
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Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce : 2009   
Lamborghini Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster : 2009   
Lamborghini Estoque project   
Lamborghini confirms commitment to China, with Shanghai motor show and new showroom opening in Cheng   
Lamborghini 350 GTV : 1963   120 produced.
Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera : 2008   The sportiest and most "purist" Gallardo ever.
Lamborghini LM 002 : 1986   
Lamborghini Reventón Roadster : 2010   Designer piece with uncompromising performance.
Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni : 2010   Driving fun with absolute precision limited to 250 units.
Lamborghini Espada : 1968   1227 produced.
Lamborghini   Official site.
Lamborghini   40th Anniversary logo.
Lamborghini   Registry.
Lambocars   Enthusiasts club.
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