Italian police have crashed their most valuable patrol car, a $235,000 Lamborghini.
The front end of the Lamborghini was crushed in the accident, near Cremona, and the driver and a passenger were injured, although not seriously.
Reports say the car swerved to avoid another vehicle which crossed into its path, ploughing into two stationary cars. It was damaged beyond repair.
On October 23 Italian supercar maker Lamborghini announced the official opening of their franchise in Sao Paulo, its first store in South America.
The store will be located on posh Avenida Europa. Sao Paulo was chosen due to its status as one of the most modern and luxurious cities in South America.
This marks only the second Latin American store for “The Raging Bull,” which operates a shop in Mexico.
TAG Heuer has announced the release of a new phone, dubbed TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini.
The phone is crafted from titanium and crystals with a top coat of stainless steel.
The keyboard features the bull logo for Lamborghini while the back of the device is engraved with the phoneâ€™s limited edition number.
Lamborghini has produced a range of limited edition gift-boxed candles and ceramic baubles, inspired by its Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni.
The color scheme for the gifts includes Blue Caelum and White Monocerus which are two of the eight colors the limited edition Gallardo is available in.
The Lamborghini 2009 Christmas gifts collection also includes 2010 wall and desk calendars, winter clothing and T-shirts.
Check out the brand new film for Lamborghini ReventÃ³n that the agency Philipp und Keuntje did for the IAA Frankfurt.
â€œThe ReventÃ³n is the most extreme car in the history of the brand,â€ said Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
Only 20 units of the Lamborghini Reventon Roadster will be created, with each one costing just under $1.6m. It should go on sale in October.
The Reventon Roadster, the drop-top version of a Lamborghini legend, has made its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show which began on Tuesday.
For those of you not in the know about the fight jet-inspired Reventon, it was launched by Lamborghini back in 2008.
With only 21 units (20 production/1 prototype) produced, the Reventon has become one of the most coveted supercars out there.
Italian bedding manufacturer Magniflex will exhibit a Lamborghini bed at the
Las Vegas Furniture Market, being held Sept. 14 to 19.
The bed carries the logo and color scheme of Canino Lamborghini and it comes with a complementary mattress accentuated with the same theme.
The Lamborghini mattress in queen size is priced at $1,999.
The Italian dream-carmaker, Lamborghini, will reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show the long rumored Lamborghini Reventon Roadster.
As the coupe model the car redefines style and elegance with alcantara upholstery, carbon fiber trim and body panels and aggressive 18-inch wheels.
There’s nothing official, but the topless Reventon will probably be powered by a 6.5-liter V12 engine with 650 HP (478 kW) and 660 Nm (487 lb-ft) of torque.
In a recent interview with the German Magazine Automobilewoche, Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann said that Lamborghini is planning to launch a hybrid Gallardo.
Winkelmann said that, while Lamborghini is planning to go green, it isnâ€™t about to forget about performance and the pleasure of owning a supercar.
The new hybrid will consist of a small electric motor for slow moving urban traffic but will switch to its V-10 or V-12 engine when on the open road.
Lamborghini’s profits plunged in the first six months of 2009, but in contrast to many car manufacturers it is still making money.
Lamborghini reported a first-half profit of $7.6 million, down from $49.5 million in the same period last year. Turnover was $222, down 43.3 per cent.
The company, which has launched several new models in the past year, said worldwide vehicle sales dropped 37 percent, from 1,309 to 825 cars.
Check out the brandnew film for Lamborghini featuring Valentino Balboni, the world’s most famous testdriver and the Gallardo special edition, especially made for him and presented by him.
This documercial, made by the agency Philipp und Keuntje weaves a compelling brand story, showing a human side to this amazing piece of machinery.
With 552 hp, a body to die for, and a 0â€“60 time of 3.2 seconds, the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 has little room for improvement.
But there is room for variation, and perhaps the most significant is the new Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni.
The LP550-2 Valentino Balboni is named after Lamborghiniâ€™s esteemed test driver, who was hired by Ferruccio Lamborghini himself in 1967, and who has been instrumental in developing the dynamic attributes of every Lamborghini model introduced since 1973.
Thanks to the recession, those surviving in the super-rich category will not have to wait so long for their dream car as luxury sports producer Lamborghini halves its delivery time.
Stephan Winkelmann, chief executive of the Italian car maker, told Financial Times that sales so far this year were down 30 per cent, obliging Lamborghini to reduce the waiting period to six months from one year.
Lamborghini, which built a record 2,430 cars in 2008, helps maintain its brand prestige by keeping production levels below demand, as does its rival Ferrari.
With the LP670-4 SV thereâ€™s an end to the beautiful Lamborghini MurciÃ©lago story (it was introduced in 2001 as the successor to the Diablo).
A new Lamborghini flagship can be expected within the upcoming four years.
Designers like Emil Baddal are helping the Santâ€™Agata Bolognese engineers with ideas for a new Lamborghini.
If you happen to have a passion for cars and cigars, then this limited edition carbon fiber cigar humidor called â€œThe Cylinderâ€ from Lamborghini is for you.
The high laquered rosewood carbon fiber design is finished in leather and premium kiln-dried Spanish cedar and is crowned with the symbolic Bull Crest.
Several compartments in this furniture unit hold somewhere around 150 cigars will great care and style. Price: $330
China will overtake Italy as the second-biggest market behind the United States for iconic sportscar maker Lamborghini within three to five years, the group’s chief executive said on Wednesday.
The Chinese associate luxury more with chauffeur-driven cars than sports cars because of bad road conditions, traffic congestion and driving standards, Stephan Winkelmann told the Reuters Global Luxury Summit.
But the sports car culture will gain ground in China, he said, as road infrastructure develops fast and Chinese consumers aspire to own well-known European luxury brands.
Richard Moriarty bought this 1974 Lamborghini Countach 10 years ago, paying a collector $60,000.
Now, sick and tired of having it towed due to stalled engine, he decided to hang it on his wall as art.
All that took was a 70-ton crane, a five-man crew, about an hour to get it into the house, & a steel-reinforced wall with fasteners of half-inch-thick steel cable.
Prindiville Prestige is a company that creates bespoke cars to an individual clientâ€™s precise specifications: handcrafted bodywork, interior retrimmed in ostrich hide, the latest entertainment and communications technologies are just a few features.
Their latest creations is Lamboghini MurciÃ©lago by Prindiville. Itâ€™s daringly designed and stylishly aggressive.
South of Fifth and Lamborghini Miami join forces to create the ultimate luxury experience and the result is that only seven of the 28 South of Fifth residences remain to be sold.
If you want to purchase one of the these last seven ocean front units you will receive a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder 2008, valued at 260,000 dollars.