10 Astounding facts about Lamborghini you might not know about

Niharika Kalyankar Niharika Kalyankar
Jul 30, 2021 6 min read
10 Astounding facts about Lamborghini you might not know about

In the world of automobiles, Lamborghini is one of the most exclusive manufacturers. As a result, most people can only dream of owning this luxury car brand. Known for its speed, power, and beauty this Italian automobile is fast, powerful, and stylish. Lamborghini is a symbol of high class, luxury, and wealth. Lamborghini is easily recognizable and turns heads when driven on roads.

Below are some interesting facts about Lamborghini.

Original Tractors That Became Lamborghinis
When Lamborghini released its first model, it was devoid of a motor
Bull theme of Lamborghini
Lamborghini Taurus
Dubai's city police uses Lamborghinis
Lamborghini Veneno is an exotic car
To help the Italian police transport organs quickly, Lamborghini donated multiple cars
Lamborghini Winter Academy
8205 supercars were sold in 2019 by Lamborghini
Films in which Lamborghinis are featured
FAQ

Original Tractors That Became Lamborghinis

Lamborghini Tractor
Lamborghini Tractor

Tractors were Lamborghini's first product, and they continue to make them today.
The tractor company was found in 1947. At that time, there was a high demand for agricultural equipment and vehicles.

"Carioca" tractor was built from parts of an old military vehicle. The first company, 'Lamborghini Trattoria, was founded as a result of the success of this tractor.
Lamborghini had designed its fuel atomizer for its tractors, which made them unique.

For farmers, the cost of gasoline was a major concern. For this reason, Lamborghini designed its tractors.

When Lamborghini released its first model, it was devoid of a motor

Lamborghini 350 GTV
Lamborghini 350 GTV

The 350 GTV may have been the world's first Lamborghini and the inspiration for the supercar genre, but when it was first unveiled at the Turin Auto Show, it was barely finished. Consequently, they placed several bricks in place of an engine and kept the hood closed throughout the entire period.

Bull theme of Lamborghini

In some cases, car manufacturers choose names based on a recurring pattern.
For Lamborghini, bulls are a recurrent theme. He was a big fan of bullfighting in Spain. The sport was something he was passionate about and something he enjoyed watching in his spare time.

"Bullfighting" attracted him because of its excitement, drama, and power. As an analogy, he compared this power to that of his vehicles. He chose to use the names of famous Spanish fighting bulls for bulls. The Lamborghini Miura was the first model to bear the name of a bull. After that many more bullfighting bull-themed cars were produced in the following years.

Lamborghini Taurus

Ferruccio Lamborghini was born on April 28, under the Taurus astrological star sign. He wanted to name the Lamborghini after his zodiac sign. As a result, there was almost a Lamborghini Taurus car in the market. However, it didn't work out and a new name was chosen.

Dubai's city police uses Lamborghinis

Lamborghini used by Dubai Police
Lamborghini used by Dubai Police

Dubai is one of the richest countries in the world and has an insane police car collection. A 691hp mid-mounted V12 engine in a police vehicle? That's insane!
Each of the Dubai Police vehicles is equipped with a Lamborghini Aventador, which has a top speed of almost 350 kmph and can go from 0 to 100 in just 3 seconds!


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Lamborghini Veneno is an exotic car

Lamborghini Veneno
Lamborghini Veneno

Veneno Roadster was introduced in 2014 and the cars are rare, expensive, and fast.
A limited-production Lamborghini sports car, the Veneno is Lamborghini's high-performance model.

A total of four units were produced by the company, of which three were sold to selected customers and one was placed in the company's museum for display.

Lamborghini developed the Veneno, based on the Aventador, to commemorate its 50th anniversary. A four-million-dollar production car, it was one of the most expensive vehicles ever built.

To help the Italian police transport organs quickly, Lamborghini donated multiple cars

Lamborghini Organ Transport vehicle
Lamborghini Organ Transport vehicle

A refrigerated box was one of the special tools installed in these customized cars.
Recent efforts by the Italian police to deliver a kidney for transplant surgery took advantage of the speed of the delivery system. To transport a kidney for surgery, Italian police drove a Lamborghini Huracan at 230 km/h. After 5 to 6 hours of travel, the police successfully delivered the vital organ.

Lamborghini Winter Academy

Lamborghini Winter Academy
Lamborghini Winter Academy

The Lamborghini Winter Academy may be of interest to Lamborghini fans or those who dream of driving fast cars. You will have the opportunity to race around a ski resort as you want to. A 5-700 horsepower Lamborghini can be driven in the Alps in winter on snow and ice. Alternatively, you could visit the Lamborghini Museum for a more sedate experience.

Italian museum dedicated to the Lamborghini family is located in Funo di Argelato (Bologna). This museum is open Monday through Friday for a fee of 15 euros. Take a virtual tour of the museum without ever having to leave your house! Another way to experience Lamborghinis is to drive someone else's vehicle for a day on the track.


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8205 supercars were sold in 2019 by Lamborghini

Lamborghini's Huracan produced 14,022 units in 2019 after just five years of production, surpassing Gallardo's record of 10,024 units in 10 years. As a result, the Huracan is Lamborghini's most successful model ever in terms of sales. Lamborghini's sales grew by 43 percent in 2019. 8205 cars were sold by the brand during the period. As of 2021, there are 7,221 total Lamborghinis around the world.

Lamborghini Murcielago used in the movie Batman Begins
Lamborghini Murcielago used in the movie Batman Begins

Certain cars, such as the Lamborghini, possess a certain elegance that is hard to find anywhere else. Cars are used in thrilling car chases that add to the excitement of a film or to portray the status of a wealthy character that is trying to impress.
When they are used as props, their sleek and impressive lines are sure to turn heads no matter where they go.

Over the years, Lamborghinis have appeared in countless films. Lamborghini Diablo, used in "Dumb and Dumber", is an example of this. "Big" featured the Lamborghini Countach, while "Transformers: Age of Extinction" starred the Lamborghini Aventador. "Batman Begins" also includes a Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster.

FAQ

Who is the founder of Lamborghini?

Ferruccio Lamborghini is the founder of Lamborghini.

Who is the present CEO of Lamborghini?

Stephan Winkelmann is the current CEO of Lamborghini.

When was Lamborghini founded?

Lamborghini was founded by Ferruccio Lamborghini in 1963.

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