Bertone Genesis — The Lamborghini Powered Minivan

At the 1988 Turin Motor Show, Bertone presented their idea for the ultimate minivan: The Genesis. Powered by a Lamborghini V12 and equipped with an automatic transmission, the Genesis was meant to show what Bertone envisioned the man of the future would want to drive. Continue reading “Bertone Genesis — The Lamborghini Powered Minivan”

Finding the oldest existing Lamborghini Countach

It’s November 2000. Swiss Lamborghini enthusiast Raymond Stofer has once again logged on to the Internet and roams the world wide web in search of something interesting. He has reached Yahoo’s auction site and is skimming through the new entries when his eyes stop at an auction listing that would come to mean a lot to him, as well as to thousands of Lamborghini enthusiasts around the world. Continue reading “Finding the oldest existing Lamborghini Countach”

The Tale of Lamborghini’s SV Models

SV – these two letters signify a special breed of Lamborghinis, a breed that has been with us for nearly 45 years. Many will recognize an SV as being the ultimate expression and the last hurrah of a given model, but the SV has also been an entry-level and a mid-life model. Continue reading “The Tale of Lamborghini’s SV Models”

Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 Announced

Lamborghini today announced the Huracán LP 580-2 at the Los Angeles Auto Show with the catchphrase “the essence of driving fun”. It incorporates a new dynamic design in both the front and the rear, as the photos clearly show. Stephan Winkelmann, president of Automobili Lamborghini, says the LP 580-2 is just the remedy for “those wanting an even more intense driving experience”. Continue reading “Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 Announced”

Two-wheel Drive Lamborghini Huracán Just Around the Corner, Sideways

With the popularity of the RWD Gallardo, it should come as no surprise that Lamborghini once again are removing a few axles, only this time to produce the Huracán LP580-2, a two-wheel Huracán for the open road. It will be lighter than its AWD twins, and even with a slightly reduced power output, it will reach 100 km/h from a standstill in 3.4 seconds (same as Spyder) and max out at 320 km/h. Continue reading “Two-wheel Drive Lamborghini Huracán Just Around the Corner, Sideways”

Up Periscope! The Lamborghini Countach “Periscopio”

It was one of the smallest features of the striking Countach LP500 prototype, but it would end up characterising the entire production run of the iconic Countach LP400. I’m of course refering to the “periscope” rear view concept, giving the roof of the LP400 its distinct shape. Continue reading “Up Periscope! The Lamborghini Countach “Periscopio””

Lamborghini’s Anniversary Models

Like most seasoned car manufacturers, Lamborghini has long since established the tradition of celebrating themselves on major anniversaries. It is a golden opportunity to combine several fascinating aspects into one product, such as new engineering technology, exclusivity and of course the overall celebratory spirit. Continue reading “Lamborghini’s Anniversary Models”

Life of the Lamborghini V8

In the eyes of most car manufacturers, the idea of adding a V8 engined model to their line-up would mean stepping things up – power, performance, handling and interior finish – to signify that this would be a range topping candidate. In Lamborghini’s worldview, though, a V8 suits the modesty and simplicity of an entry-level model. Continue reading “Life of the Lamborghini V8”