Category: Automobili Lamborghini

    THE YOUNG DRIVERS OF LAMBORGHINI SQUADRA CORSE

    ON TRACK AT IMOLA FOR THE FIRST TRAINING SESSION

    The 2017 edition of Lamborghini Squadra Corse youth programs enters the heart of the season. In June, the Imola Autodrome hosted the first training session for members of the two talent programs of Lamborghini’s Motorsport division: the Young Drivers Program. Open to young drivers who compete in the single-brand Lamborghini Super Trofeo, and those in the GT3 Junior Program. Reserved to young talents who race in the major GT championships worldwide with the Huracán GT3.

    In all, more than forty promising young Motorsport talents were selected by Lamborghini Squadra Corse with the aim to help them grow toward becoming professional drivers and brand ambassadors.

    For Lamborghini’s racing division, in fact, talent and speed on the track are not the only prerequisites necessary for becoming a “Pro”. Other qualities are required. For this reason Squadra Corse’s talent programs are organized so as to offer the young drivers all the tools necessary for honing and developing their [...]

    Beverly Hills, California, June 22, 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini America delivered the first example of the groundbreaking Centenario Roadster in Beverly Hills, California. The open-top supercar is one of only 20 roadster versions of the 770-horsepower Centenario that will be produced, and marks the first worldwide delivery of the Centenario Roadster.

    The Cententario is designed in honor of the 100-year anniversary of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s birth, and the car represents The House of the Raging Bull’s commitment to innovative technology and inspirational design in limited-edition form. The Centenario continues Lamborghini’s strategy of producing one of a kind vehicles of extraordinary value that are truly unique to its owner.

    “This is a very significant vehicle, not only for the Lamborghini brand, but for overall innovation in the super car industry,” said Alessandro Farmeschi, Chief Operating Officer, Automobili Lamborghini America, LLC. “Being at the forefront of carbon fiber advancement, the Centenario is a rare production supercar with full carbon fiber monocoque and body providing aerodynamic superiority.”

    The first Centenario Roadster is [...]

    The new Lamborghini Huracán Performante. Or, what happens when you lock a Huracán in a cage, feed it raw meat and poke it with a pointy stick. You know the drill: like the Gallardo Superleggera before it, this is the harder, faster, stickier and more track-focused version of Lambo’s baby supercar designed to monster race tracks, but retain a whiff of usability on public roads. If Lambo had a GT3 badge, this would be wearing it.

    What do we have here?

    Yes, we have driven it already, but that was an early prototype wrapped in black and white sticky tape and we were limited to a few laps of the track. This is the finished article, and while we have the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari (Lamborghini prefer to call it Imola for some reason?) at our disposal once again, we’ll also be braving the Italian highways.

    Let’s talk horsepower.

    Good call. The engine is still a naturally-aspirated 5.2-litre [...]

    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 9 June 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini has significantly expanded its prototype and pre-series vehicle development areas. This is part of the ongoing production facility growth in readiness for its Super SUV, the Urus. The existing building has been extended from 5.000 m2 to 7.000 m2.

    A new acoustic test room, part of the overall expansion, was officially inaugurated with the attendance of Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Maurizio Reggiani, Board Member for Research and Development of Automobili Lamborghini.

    The sound of a Lamborghini represents one of the most emotive experiences attached to the super sports car marque. The acoustic test room, which has been realized according to the latest technical standards, allows adjustment of particular sound sensations in order to create the typical Lamborghini driving experience, involving all the senses.

    In line with Lamborghini’s continual quest for innovative solutions, the new facility also supports the acoustic adjustment of lightweight construction [...]

    Incredible, this is how we would describe this past weekend. Natural talent and pure adrenaline came forth in all of our drivers at Area 27 and we could not have asked for a better outcome.

    This event started late morning on Sunday, May 28th with a majority of our drivers convoying together from the Lower Mainland. With a quick pit-stop in Princeton, the crew traveled further and arrived, mid-afternoon, to the spectacular Spirit Ridge resort. After freshening up and relaxing after a long drive, the group got together in a private banquet hall for a BBQ-style dinner and an itinerary refresh by our crew of skilled instructors.

    Starting at Area 27

    Early Monday morning came quickly, and after breakfast our group gathered together and travelled, convoy-style, to Oliver, BC. This is where the challenging Area 27 track is situated. After an informative sit-down session with our instructors and the on-site flag team, we were ready to [...]

    What do customers considering plunking down $242,000 for Lamborghini’s Huracan supercar want even more? The Italian exotic carmaker is betting on its answer: a faster, more powerful, and more expensive Lamborghini Huracan.

    Lamborghini revealed the $274,390 Huracan Performante, a high-performance version of the already high-performance car, at the Geneva Motor Show in March. This week, executives gave journalists the opportunity to drive it at Lamborghini’s hometown track, the Autodromo Internazionale di Imola, near the company’s Northern Italy headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese.

    A more track-oriented version of the standard Huracan may seem redundant, but for an additional $32,000, the Performante offers improved steering, braking, and suspension that translate into an edge in performance. The Performante can zip from zero to 60 m.p.h. in 2.9 seconds instead of the comparatively sluggish 3.2 seconds the Huracan needs.

     

    Starting June 10, 2017 at the Lamborghini Calgary showroom, we will be host to 40 Supercars for our first annual
    Cars & Coffee event.

    Cars & Coffee 2017

    Join us from 8am-10am on Saturday for coffee, pastries, and a chance to mingle with Calgary’s premier
    gear-head crew. Attendance is free, just bring a donation for your local food bank and we’ll take care of the rest.

    Following our June event, the next Cars & Coffee rendezvous are as follows:

    July 8, 2017 August 12, 2017 Finale on September 9, 2017

     

    Same time, same place. Visitor parking Is located opposite the Lamborghini showroom.

    We look forward to seeing you this Summer!

    Date: Saturday, June 10th 2017
    Time: 8am-10am
    Location: Lamborghini Calgary Showroom – 787 Heritage Dr.

     

    Active aerodynamics “Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva” (ALA) providing ultimate road and track performance Nürburgring Nordschleife lap in 6:52.01 min Forged carbon fiber technology contributing to 40 kg weight reduction and innovative technical solut ions 5.2 l V10 aspirated engine with higher torque and power output of  640 hp Acceleration 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and top speed of more than 325 km/h The highest performance and achievements on track reflected in its name: Huracán Performante Sant’Agata Bolognese/Geneva, 6 March 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini unveils the Huracán Perfomante at the Geneva Motor Show. Combining new lightweight technologies, active aerodynamics with aero vectoring and a new set-up of chassis. As well as an all-wheel-drive system and further improved powertrain. The Huracán Performante is the result of Lamborghini innovations, producing a super sports car balanced between achieving the best lap times on a circuit with the most engaging and dynamic road [...]

    “Lamborghini Huracán Performante sets new ‘Ring record

    Lamborghini’s stripped-out supercar is now the King of the Nürburgring.

    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 1 March 2017 – The Lamborghini Huracán Performante has already proved its extraordinary capabilities ahead of its unveiling at Geneva Motor Show next week. On 5 October 2016, the Huracán Performante set a new production car lap record of 6:52.01 min on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany.

    Following the day’s open sessions on the “Ring”, at 17.00 officials closed the track to other manufacturers. After official track checks this left just a 15-minute window for Lamborghini to make one attempt at the lap record with a production Huracán Performante, still in its development camouflage.

    With Lamborghini test driver Marco Mapelli  behind the wheel, who also drove the Aventador SV to its Nürburgring sub seven-minute lap time in 2015, the Huracán Performante warmed up its tires and made its rolling start, fitted [...]

    PRESS RELEASE February 8, 2017
    lamborghini.com

    Sant’Agata Bolognese, 8 February 2017 – Lamborghini PoloStorico participates for the first time at Rétromobile 2017, the international classic car exhibition held in Paris from 8 to 12 February. The Lamborghini 350 GT chassis number 0121, one of the first fifteen examples produced by Automobili Lamborghini and the first 350 GT to be restored by Lamborghini PoloStorico, is on public display for the first time at the PoloStorico stand.

    The restoration of the bodywork and interior took 1150 hours, plus 780 additional hours for checking mechanical and electrical functions. These operations brought the car back to its original beauty according to a very precise philosophy of restoration: Lamborghini PoloStorico always strives to maintain the car’s originality as much as possible, and the conservation [...]

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