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Lamborghini Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The Automobili Lamborghini facility was being built in an area that was once open farmland sixty years ago. On May 6, 1963, the business was founded, fulfilling Ferruccio Lamborghini's aim of entering the then-scarcely competitive sports car manufacturing business.

The inventor and his extremely young engineers immediately showed a passion for invention and a determination to challenge the dogmas of the sports car industry, which were genuinely ground-breaking and sparked a profound revolution. These principles, which continue to guide the business today, would give rise to iconic vehicles like the Miura, which popularized the term "supercar" and later influenced the whole auto industry with its spirit and aesthetic. Through sharing its DNA and the principles upon which it was formed, Automobili Lamborghini has inspired entire generations and millions of individuals over the years. The company has evolved over the years, producing symbols of distinctive style, technology, and performance.

Since Lamborghini started making automobiles, it has been over 60 years. The manufacturer is commemorating that significant accomplishment all throughout the world in 2023. The series began last month and will make stops in several locations, including Japan, the UK, and the USA.

The true founding date of the bull-emblazoned trademark is May 6, 1963. Numerous auto aficionados have been inspired by it ever since thanks to vehicles like the Miura, the first Countach, and the Diablo. Lamborghini is taking stock of its past as the age of naturally aspirated, non-electric V12 engines is coming to a close, and it's asking the rest of the world to join in the celebration.

The event officially began on January 19th. In Sant'Agata Bolognese, Lamborghini then reopened its recently restored museum. In reality, an exhibition called The Future Began In 1963 is on display as a result of the restorations, which were finished with the 60th anniversary in mind.

The following race will be held at Suzuka Circuit in Japan in roughly a week. The car manufacturer anticipates that hundreds of aficionados and collectors would attend the event hosted on those revered grounds, dubbed Lamborghini Day Japan - 60th Anniversary. Similar to that, Lamborghini Day UK will take place on April 29 at Silverstone Circuit in the UK.

The 60° Anniversario Giro tour will then conclude in Italy on May 28 with a festival celebration and concours d'elegance that is accessible to the public. Lamborghini intends to hold a comparable Giro in the USA later this summer, though no specific date has been specified. In September, it will shift the celebration to China, the second-largest market for the brand after the United States.

It will concentrate more on track-oriented vehicles at a Rome show in October. The first Lamborghini Festival, held at the Vallelunga racetrack, will be accessible to both owners and admirers. The Super Trofeo Lamborghini one-make racing series' Grand Finals will take place in the same venue in November.

If your nation isn't included, Lamborghini claims that there are official clubs in at least 24 nations, and each is organizing its own anniversary trips and activities.

TopGear Magazine February 2024