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The Aventador SVJ laps the ‘Ring’ in 6:44.97 minutes
Sant’Agata Bolognese, 26 July 2018 – The new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, yet to be unveiled later this summer, has taken the lap record for production cars at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, in a lap time of 6:44.97 minutes.
The camouflaged Aventador SVJ with official Lamborghini driver Marco Mapelli at the helm took on the lap-time test at the 20.6 km track. The challenge was managed by Lamborghini’s Research and Development team, with extensive tire support from Pirelli technicians and driver. Fitted with cameras inside and out and full telemetry, under the formal scrutiny of Remak personnel who managed time and GPS certification using VBOX-Racelogic instrumentation, the lap attempt of the Aventador SVJ was performed during an exclusive session on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
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Lexington, Ohio (Sunday, May 6, 2018) – US RaceTronics got off to a great start to the 2018 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America season with podium finishes for all four cars. The day that started with solid qualifying sessions ended with all four cars coming home in the top-ten and all six of the team’s drivers standing on the podium. Edoardo Piscopo led the team by starting the race fourth overall and third in the Pro class in the No. 50 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills, while AM drivers Damon Ockey and Brian Thienes qualified second and third respectively in the AM class. Parris Mullins put the No. 88 Lamborghini of La Jolla on the pole in the LB Cup class and 11th on the starting grid.
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A record-breaking 2017 for the Lamborghini Museum: 100,000 visitor milestone reached.
Sant’Agata Bolognese, 11 January 2018 – The Lamborghini Museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese ended an extraordinary year, thanks to the record-breaking number of visitors from all over the world, which reached the 100,000 milestone in 2017.
With a two-and-a-half increase in turnover in just two years, the museum space of Lamborghini has attracted aficionados of every nationality: Europe, excluding Italy (which accounts for 30% of visitors) is the main catchment area with 42%, of which Germany (9%), France and Great Britain (5% each) and Holland (4%) take the lion’s share. They are followed by visitors from America (15%) and lastly from the Asia-Pacific region (13%)
In terms of visitor profile, 2017 saw a significant number of under-18 fans and an increasing presence of [...]
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Sant’Agata Bolognese, 4 December 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini launches its third model the Lamborghini Urus, the first Super Sport Utility Vehicle, and creates a new niche in the luxury segment with benchmarking power, performance and driving dynamics, unparalleled design, luxury and daily usability.
“The Lamborghini Urus is a visionary approach based on the infusion of Lamborghini DNA into the most versatile vehicle, the SUV. The Urus elevates the SUV to a level not previously possible, the Super SUV. It is a true Lamborghini in terms of design, performance, driving dynamics and emotion as well as drivable every day in a range of environments,” says Stefano Domenicali, Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The Urus fits perfectly within the Lamborghini family as a high performance car. It is the culmination of intensive development and [...]
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Please see below for details on how to live stream the Urus World Premiere happening in Sant’Agata on Monday, December 4. As you are aware, this is a historic moment for Lamborghini and we highly encourage each dealer to host a gathering with clients and prospects to enjoy this moment.
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM ET
*Available on both desktop and mobile
The event will also have a stream available on the Lamborghini Youtube and Facebook pages, and possibly Instagram (TBD). Please make sure you have a strong internet connection. Should you have any issues, please make sure to check your provider settings or use one of the alternate streaming methods.
We are looking forward to sharing the Urus with [...]
Top Gear Review Lamborghini SSUV – Words: Charlie Turner
We get behind the wheel of Lamborghini’s 641bhp Urus on both track and trail.
Over two tonnes of super-SUV is heading towards the Italian scenery. Fast. This is bad. After a confidence-inspiring first lap around the Strada Bianca gravel circuit at the top-secret Nardò test facility in southern Italy, the combination of over-commitment and surface change sees me charging towards the bushes.
My subsequent slide into the right-hander continues for what seems like a heroic length of time but is, in reality, a couple of seconds and somehow I emerge out the other side. This is good.
Subsequent laps give me time to try and process more of what’s going on: the grip and acceleration is impressive, but the car’s poise is what grabs [...]
Experience unmatched exhilaration in truly stunning settings at Winter Accademia. These exclusive events present the unique opportunity to perform advanced driving maneuvers on snow and ice under the direction of professional driving instructors.
Lamborghini Winter Accademia is a unique opportunity to experience the pure adrenaline of testing up to 700 hp on snow and ice. Your experience involves a dedicated driving program that will maximise your ability to get the most out of our cars and yourself, all in the luxurious environment that only Lamborghini driving programs can offer. Our Winter Accademia is one of the highlights of the Lamborghini calendar and is a must experience for any enthusiast. There is two different driving programs offered: Corso Intensivo and Corso Avanzato.
The Intensivo program is an exciting one-day course with a focus on dynamic driving techniques and performance handling. Guests will build their skill level [...]
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Lamborghini Esperienza allows motorsport enthusiasts to take on challenging curves and breathtaking straightaways. Additionally, the occasion to revel in the pure exhilaration of Lamborghini. This is all done on the most renowned tracks in North America.
This June, Esperienza descended upon the mountains of Pennsylvania to offer thrills at Pocono Raceway. With a rich and enviable history, Pocono served as an idyllic venue to introduce Lamborghini’s newest V12 model: the Aventador S. The 2.5-mile, asphalt track proved perfect as drivers completed challenges. All while chasing thrilling speeds and conquering some of the most severe curves in motorsport.
Lamborghini’s team of drivers hand-selected from the top ranks of professional motorsport, guided each driver through many ambitious maneuvers all within the newest models that pushed their limits to unprecedented levels. Elevating the [...]
EPIC. This is the only word we can use to describe GIRO Canada 2017. 21 Lamborghini’s set off from our Lamborghini Calgary showroom on a 4-night, 5-day legendary road trip. 1500km, remarkable scenery, new friendships, new memories…. a truly once in a lifetime experience that will not be forgotten.
The first day began early on Wednesday morning with drivers arriving for an Italian-themed breakfast at our showroom at 8.00 am. Breakfast was followed by a driver’s meeting to sum up our day and to answer any questions drivers may have had. At 9.00 am we set off towards our first destination across the US border. The road to the border was a fun one, up through East Glacier Park, drivers saw exceptional views and turns that required quick thinking and [...]
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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 [...]