Hello my name is Vincent DeRose and Im gonna talk a little bit about the history of my favorite Automobile company. Lamborghini Lamborghini is one of the most well known exotic or high end SuperCar companies in the world, specializing in not only power but luxury. The company was created in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini, an Italian industrialist born on April, 28 1916.
Ferruccio Lamborghini’s mechanical know-how led him to enter the business of tractor manufacturing in 1948, quickly becoming an important manufacturer of agricultural equipment in Italy. In 1959, he opened an oil heater factory which later produced air conditioners. Lamborghini’s companies were doing very well allowing him to purchase faster, more expensive cars, such as Alfa Romeos, Jaguars, Maserati’s and Ferraris. Of all of these he liked the Ferrari’s the best but he still had some annoyances. He said they were, “ too noisy and rough to be proper road cars” and called them “repurposed track cars with poorly built interiors” Although, the part he hated most was the continuous need for rebuilds and tune ups. This caused him to modify his very own Ferrari 250GT, which outperformed all of Ferrari’s stock models. This gave him the confidence to pursue automobile manufacturing. Lamborghinis main goal in creating a new brand of performance cars was “high performance without compromising tractability, ride quality, and interior appointments.” Lamborghini started to manufacture his own performance road cars in 1963.
If there’s one thing Lamborghini’s automobiles are known for other than power and beauty it’s the names of the cars. Every single model is named after either a fighting bull or something to do with bull fighting. Bull fighting was a key component of Lamborghinis identity, the story goes that Lamborghini was visiting the ranch of Don Eduardo Miura, a renowned breeder of Spanish fighting bulls, and was so impressed he adopted the “raging bull” logo we see today on the...
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