- Country: Italy
- Founded: May 1, 1963
- Site: https://www.lamborghini.com/en-en
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Lamborghini is an Italian luxury sports car manufacturer headquartered in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. The company was founded in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini, a successful businessman who was unhappy with the quality of the sports cars he owned. Lamborghini decided to design and build his own high-performance sports cars, and in 1963, he founded Automobili Lamborghini.
The first car produced by the company was the Lamborghini 350GT, which was introduced in 1964. This car was powered by a 3.5-liter V12 engine and had a top speed of over 150 mph. Over the next few years, Lamborghini released a number of other successful models, including the 400GT, Miura, and Espada.
In the 1970s, Lamborghini faced financial difficulties and was forced to sell the company to a group of investors. However, the company continued to produce high-quality sports cars, including the Countach and Diablo. In the 1980s, Lamborghini was purchased by the Chrysler Corporation, and the company began producing a number of new models, including the Jalpa and the LM002.
In the 1990s and 2000s, Lamborghini continued to produce high-performance sports cars, including the Murciélago and the Gallardo. In 1998, the company was purchased by Audi, a division of the Volkswagen Group, and has continued to produce some of the most exclusive and desirable sports cars in the world. Today, Lamborghini is known for its cutting-edge design and engineering, and its cars are considered some of the most luxurious and performance-oriented vehicles in the world.