The History of Ferrari

The history of the Italian company Lamborghini goes back more than 50 years. It got its name after its founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. Initially, Ferruccio was engaged in the production of agricultural machinery and, in particular, tractors. His company, Lamborghini Trattori, had an emblem in the form of a golden bull ready to attack. At the same time Lamborghini always wanted to create the fastest car in the world, because all cars he met in his life could not satisfy him in terms of manufacturing quality and technical parameters. In other words, the 'tractor driver' was going to compete with Enzo Ferrari himself!

To implement his plans, our hero created a subsidiary company Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini SpA. After that, work began on the creation of the company's first car. However, despite the fact that Ferruccio had a good understanding of the automobile industry, he had to involve external specialists in the field of sports car development. At that time, because of the scandal arranged by Enzo Ferrari to its employees, several high-class specialists left Ferrari. All of them went to work for Lamborghini.

In October 1963, the first sample of Lamborghini model was presented. It was presented to the general public during the Turin auto show. This prototype was called Lamborghini 350 GTV and had a twelve-cylinder engine with a capacity of 347 'horses' and also 3.5 liter. From the technical point of view this car was a classic two-seat coupe. This supercar could accelerate up to 280 km/h.

Since the first copy, all cars had the emblem with the image of a bull on their radiator grille. It should be noted that virtually all Lamborghini supercars later received names taken from the bullfighting area. The Lamborghini 350 GT was put into production the same year after the Geneva Motor Show. A total of 120 copies of such a car were produced, and in total its production lasted for four years. The company's next model was the Lamborghini 400 GT. It had a top speed of 250 km/h. Its engine could produce a capacity of 320 km/h, as well as the volume of four liters, and the car accelerated to 250 km/h.

The history of the supercar Lamborghini Miura is interesting. This medium-engined car was developed in 1965 and managed to surpass even Ferrari cars in its characteristics. At the same time this sports car was created almost 'underground'. The fact is that its creators, Bob Wallace, Paolo Stanzani, as well as Giampaolo Dallara for a long time hid from his boss the fact of development of this car due to the fact that he was fundamentally against the release of his company any racing car in general. This position was due to the fact that he was once defeated in competitions since that time 'gave up' to create racing cars in principle. However, after studying the drawings given to him, Ferruccio was so delighted with the new supercar that he gave the 'permission' to create it.

This Lamborghini car was the first in the world to use the transverse arrangement of the engine behind the driver's back in a specially designed frame. The Miura became famous thanks to its original design. Totally more than 800 trucks left the assembly line during the period of production of this sports car from 1967 to 1973.

The continuation of the model line was Lamborghini Urraco P250. This sports car was produced for nine years and during that time 791 copies of it saw the light. The car was equipped with a centrally mounted engine with eight cylinders. Its volume was 2.5 liters. In the same year another car Jarama 400 GT was produced.

Another landmark car was the concept car Lamborghini Countach presented at the Geneva Motor Show. It aroused great interest among automotive experts and all fans of luxury sports cars. Do not forget to use Ferrari VIN decoder in order to avoid potential problems when buying a used car.

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