Why Lamborghini Trashed the Manual Transmission

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Why Lamborghini Trashed the Manual Transmission
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When Ferrari made the move to drop its iconic gated stick shift the Italian automaker boasted that its transmission technology had become so impressive that shifting your own gears was, at best, antiquated and at worst, robbing the car of its performance. With the launch of the new Huracán and retirement of its Gallardo model,… Continue Reading...

More Bespoke Lamborghinis on the Way Says CEO

More Bespoke Lamborghinis on the Way Says CEO
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The Lamborghini Aventador J is arguably one of the finest machines ever built, but its one-of-one exclusivity sparked jealousy. Luckily, the Italian exotic automaker plans on debuting more bespoke models in the near future. Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Gallardo Successor’s Design Will be Revolution, Not Evolution Says CEO

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Lamborghini Gallardo Successor’s Design Will be Revolution, Not Evolution Says CEO
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The successor to the popular Lamborghini Gallardo model is expected to make its debut next year and is currently rumored to be named “Cabrera.” The current Gallardo model has been on the market – with 12,000 built – since 2003 without any major changes to its exterior, showing just how well an appropriately wild design… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Confirms “Everyday” Car to Join Lineup, Igniting Estoque Rumors

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Lamborghini Confirms “Everyday” Car to Join Lineup, Igniting Estoque Rumors
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The Lamborghini Estoque would seem to be headed to production. After debuting the 4-door Lambo at the Paris Auto Show back in 2008, company CEO Stephan Winkelmann has now confirmed a third model for the exotic Italian brand. “It has to be an everyday car,” he said speaking at the Reuters Global Luxury and Fashion… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Expects China To Overtake United States As Top Market

Lamborghini Expects China To Overtake United States As Top Market
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Lamborghini head Stephan Winkelmann said that China will overtake the United States as its largest market in the very near future. Winklemann said that the exact sales numbers would depend largely on the new Aventador, and how many units it could deliver to China. Q1 2011 sales outstripped those of 2010, even though Lamborghini was… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2011: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, New Details Revealed

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Detroit 2011: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, New Details Revealed
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Short of revealing the new Aventador LP700-4 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Lamborghini revealed a new selection of details about it’s upcoming supercar, which company CEO Stephan Winkelmann says will be the trendsetter of the next decade. At a private event the night before the Detroit Auto Show, company execs confirmed… Continue Reading...

Audi A9 Under Consideration; New Model to Also Form Basis of Lamborghini Estoque

Audi A9 Under Consideration; New Model to Also Form Basis of Lamborghini Estoque
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Audi is reportedly planning to develop a new A9 model that would sit atop its current A8 flagship in the German luxury brand’s lineup. The coupe-styled luxury sedan would target the Porsche Panamera, as well as high-end coupes like the Mercedes CL. An inside source at Audi, speaking to AutoCar, commented that, “The project isn’t… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann Decorated as Italian ‘Grand Officer’

Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann Decorated as Italian ‘Grand Officer’
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It’s not everyday that you’re made Grand Officer in the Order of Merit of The Italian Republic. But as of November 29, Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, can add that prestigious title to his resume. Conferred this past Monday during a ceremony at Palazzo Chigi, the event was presided over by Gianni… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento “For Track Use Only”

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento “For Track Use Only”
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News that Lamborghini would send its Sesto Elemento concept into production surfaced several weeks ago, but new information indicates that even if Lambo does reproduce the car, we may never see it on the street. Why you ask? Well, according to Lambo CEO Stephan Winkelmann, the car might be a track-only special, along the lines… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Jota To Give Up Top Speed Focus For Weight Reduction, Handling

Lamborghini Jota To Give Up Top Speed Focus For Weight Reduction, Handling
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Lamborghini is embarking on a pragmatic approach to supercar building with its Murcielago successor, known as the Jota. Rather than focus on top speed, the Jota will emphasize weight reduction, handling and acceleration prowess over brute force. Lamborghini released a teaser today, showing what appear to be velocity stack openings for a possibly V10 engine…. Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Estoque Back Under Consideration

Lamborghini Estoque Back Under Consideration
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With sales of its models slumping so far this year Lamborghini is reconsidering expanding its range of models, which could mean the Estoque concept is back on the drawing board. While no green light has yet been given to the project, Lambo CEO Stephan Winkelmann recently commented in an interview with Bloomberg that, “A third… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV China Limited Edition Debuts at Beijing Auto Show

Lamborghini Murciélago LP670-4 SV China Limited Edition Debuts at Beijing Auto Show
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Like many high-end automakers displaying at this year’s Beijing Auto Show, Lamborghini has decided to unveil a special edition model exclusively for the Chinese market. Lambo chose its flagship model, the Murciélago LP670-4 SuperVeloce, dubbing it the “China Limited Edition” and has delivered it with a stunning new paint scheme and interior trim changes. Just… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini Produces 4,000th Murciélago Model for Chinese Customer

Lamborghini Produces 4,000th Murciélago Model for Chinese Customer
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Times might be tough in the world of exotic sports car sales, but Lamborghini continues to grow as an automaker announcing that the 4,000th Murciélago model has just rolled off the production line, destined for a customer in China. Introduced back in 2001, the Murciélago has been a much larger success than its predecessor, the… Continue Reading...

Report: Lamborghini Shifting Gears From Horsepower to Weight Savings

Report: Lamborghini Shifting Gears From Horsepower to Weight Savings
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Lamborghini has produced several models in recent years that have offered superior performance to their already exotic counterparts and they all had one thing in common – they weighed significantly less. Now Lambo is looking to bring that philosophy to the rest of the company’s lineup, In an interview with AutoWeek, Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann… Continue Reading...

Official: Lamborghini Confirms Reventón Roadster for Frankfurt With 670 Horsepower

Official: Lamborghini Confirms Reventón Roadster for Frankfurt With 670 Horsepower
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Lamborghini has just confirmed that the Reventon Roadster will debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show tomorrow, but more importantly, it will come with the LP670 SV’s high-output 670hp engine. With full power at 8000 rpm, torque of 487 ft-lbs is available as of 6000 rm. When combined with Lamborghini’s all-wheel drive system the car blasts… Continue Reading...

Lamborghini To Explore Hybrid Engines As It Promises 35% Emission Reduction by 2015

Lamborghini To Explore Hybrid Engines As It Promises 35% Emission Reduction by 2015
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In an ambitions new emissions reduction strategy Lamborghini has just unveiled, the Italian exotic car maker says it will look to hybrid powertrains (among other things) to cut vehicle emissions by 30 percent by 2015. The company has already made a significant step in that direction with the launch of the LP560-4. Due to the… Continue Reading...