Lamborghini – A Name which is Often used Interchangeably with Luxury. The Exotic Car company is a Brand Started by a Wealthy Tractor Manufacturer who was Insulted on his Suggestion on Sports Cars by the Owner of a Sports Car Company. The High-Performance Vehicle was Designed by the Same Person who Didn’t Hesitate to Challenge one of the Biggest Sports Car of its Time. We Hope you Must have Guessed the Personality we are Talking About. Yes, it is None Other than Ferruccio Lamborghini and We having the Success Story of the Legend with Us.
Ferruccio Lamborghini was an Italian Industrialist, Entrepreneur and a WineMaker. The Founder of the One of the Most Luxury Car Brands Lamborghini, he had his Roots in Vehicle Manufacturing Business Since World War II. Along With Founding Automobili Lamborghini, he is also the Founder of Lamborghini Trattori – A Tractor Company, Which was the Original Venture of the Legend.
Early Life | Ferruccio Lamborghini
Ferruccio Lamborghini was Born on April 28, 1916, in Northern Region of Italy. Belonging to a Farming Culture, he was More Interested in its Machinery than its Lifestyle. Being Interested in Mechanics, he Pursued his Graduation from Fratelli Taddia Technical Institute in Bologna. He was appointed in the Italian Air Force and Worked as the Supervisor of the Vehicle Maintenance Unit. After the World War II ended, he started modifying cars in his Spare Time, first of which was his Own, Fiat Topolino, which was converted into Open 2 Sitter, 750 cc Roaring Car.
In 1947, post the War Ended, Lamborghini Analysed the Growing Market of Agriculture and Industrial Equipments. Following Which, Ferruccio Lamborghini made his Presence in the Market by Launching his Own Tractor called “Carioca”. The Problem Faced by them was that they were based on a Petrol-Based Engine and Petrol was Very Expensive in Italy. To Overcome Which, he Used a New Technology of Fuel Atomiser. This Allowed the Tractors to be Started on Petrol and Then Shift to Diesel. This Made Carioca a Huge Success and Lamborghini Founded Lamborghini Trattori, a Tractor Company.
Starting of Automobili Lamborghini
Trattori Made Lamborghini Rich in Wealth. In Other Words, Allowing him to afford all the Luxury Cars Including Mercedes 300SL, Jaguar E-Type, Maserati 3500 GT and Few Ferrari’s. These Ferrari’s are the Reason we have Lamborghini’s Among Us Today and we are having Lamborghini Success Story. Ferruccio faced Many Problems in Ferrari Including that It was Very rough to Drive, Noisy and Equipped with Inferior Clutches. Being Fond of them, but not Satisfied he Decided to Approach Enzo Ferrari(Founder of Ferrari) for It. However, he was Dismissed by Not so Positive Comments, saying ” He doesn’t Need Advice from Tractor Manufacturer, he Should Stick to Tractors and Let him Build Supercars.”
This Pursued Lamborghini to Build his Vision of a Perfect Supercar and Laid the Foundation of Automobili Lamborghini. In 1964, After all the Analysis and Designing the Lamborghini 350 GT was Launched. The Car was Considered a Better Performer than Ferrari. Soon After Which the 400 GT was in the Market. Ferruccio Lamborghini was Fan of Bulls and Named most of the car Based on Fighting Bulls Breeds. In 1972, Ferruccio due to Financial Losses Sold Lamborghini Trattori to Its Rival SAME. In 1974, he Retired and Sold the Lamborghini Group to Georges-Henri Rossetti and Rene Leimer.
Growth | Lamborghini Success Story
In 1987, the Automobili Lamborghini was purchased by Chrysler Corporation with Introduced the Legendary Model Diablo. In 1994, the Company was Again sold to a Malaysian Investment group which was finally included by Volkswagen Group under its Audi Division. By all means, Growth of Lamborghini has Touched the Skies since then. The Current Lines of Lamborghini Includes Huracan, Aventador, Urus, and Centenario.
Ferruccio Lamborghini After Retiring from the Industrial World retired to a 3 km2 Estate in Italy where he Designed a Personal Golf Course and Also developed a Wine Company. At the age of 76, on Feb 20, 1993, Lamborghini died due to a Heart Attack. Even after his death, his Legacy is Continued till Date in his Cars. This was the Lamborghini Success Story, for more Success Stories visit our Respective Section.
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