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”

Yes, Six Unique Lamborghinis!

I need to take you back two years, to Lamborghini’s semicentennial year. This occasion was celebrated worldwide with various takes on the theme, and the prestigious Schloss Bensberg Classics, held annually at the Bensberg Palace outside Cologne, was no exception. Continue reading “Yes, Six Unique Lamborghinis!”

Lamborghini Opening Up The Huracán

On the eve of 14 September, during the Volkswagen Group Night at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Lamborghini showed the Huracán LP610-4 Spyder to the press for the first time. Photos quickly found their way onto the Internet, and it was clear to see that Lamborghini had gone for a soft-top solution, similar to the Gallardo Spyder. Continue reading “Lamborghini Opening Up The Huracán”

A Day in a Lamborghini Diablo

The last weekend of August saw the first annual meet of Lamborghini Club Norway, a thoroughly enjoyable and valuable experience. For the Saturday drive, four Diablos, three Gallardos, two Murciélago and one Countach, accompanied by a Ferrari 308 Gr. 4 Koenig and a Porsche Boxster, set off from Gol, a popular tourist destination in the heart of Norway. I got a seat in a black-on-black 1991 Diablo with Koenig bumpers and wing — a rare bull. Three hundred kilometres lay ahead of us. Continue reading “A Day in a Lamborghini Diablo”

Centenary of Ferruccio Lamborghini

Ferruccio Elio Arturo Lamborghini. That was the full name given to a certain baby boy born on 28 April 1916 in the Italian town of Renazzo. A hundred years later, enthusiasts around the world will celebrate his centenary, and for good reason. Continue reading “Centenary of Ferruccio Lamborghini”