Limited edition variants roadster variants etc are included with numbers produced for a list of lamborghini concept vehicles see list of lamborghini concept vehicles. The effort to develop engines for grand prix teams would be known as lamborghini engineering s p a.
The first 350 gt rolled of the assembly line in italy in may.
The first lamborghini ever made. Manufacturing magnate italian ferruccio lamborghini founded the company in 1963 with the objective of producing a refined grand touring car to compete with offerings from established marques such as ferrari the company s first models such as the 350 gt were released in the mid 1960s lamborghini was noted for the 1966 miura sports coupé which used a rear mid engine rear wheel drive layout. The new division was based in modena and was given an initial budget of us 5 million. A product of lamborghini trattori the l 33 was the first product wholly.
The first lamborghini crawler the dl 25 c was introduced in 1955 followed by the dl 30 c in its characteristic yellow colour. It was a prototype car and though it never saw production it paved the way for the 350 gt to see the light of day. The first lamborghini v12 had humble enough beginnings by today s standards.
The event that was chosen for this was the era s traditional rendezvous the turin auto show scheduled for the beginning of november 1963. The following is a list of production automobiles manufactured by lamborghini listed in chronological order only the main models are listed. When did the lamborghini 350 gt come out.
Before ferruccio lamborghini built sports cars there was the l 33 tractor. Instead that honor goes to the 350 gtv. What is the first generation lamborghini v12.
The first model was naturally put out quickly given that lamborghini had only a few months between the time he decided to build the factory and the date set for its official presentation. Chrysler made the decision to take the company into motorsport for the first time. Automobili lamborghini was officially established in 1963 in sant agata bolognese italy and the same year debuted its first car the lamborghini 350 gtv a two seater coupe with a v12 engine.
A new plant was opened in 1956. This was later upgraded to 320 horsepower. If you want to get technical the 350 gt was not the first car lamborghini ever made.
Its first iteration and it would go through many had a displacement of 3 5 liters and produced 280 horsepower in the 350 gt. In 1957 in the wake of the same sametto the company introduced the lamborghinetta fitted with a 22 hp two cylinder engine weighing 10 quintals and sold at a price of around one. The first lamborghini ever.