|Fate||Acquired by Audi (September 1998)|
|Founded||Oct 30, 1963|
|Lamborghini founder||Ferruccio Lamborghini|
|Lamborghini headquarters||Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy|
|Lamborghini official website||www.lamborghini.com|
|Top Speed||Veneno Roadster (2014)
356 km/h (221 mph)
0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 2.9 seconds
|Most Expensive||Veneno Roadster
($4.5 Million-$7.4 Million)
Who makes Lamborghini?
In spite of the fact that Lamborghini’s ownership changed several times, the Italian automaker managed to preserve its authenticity. Today Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is the property of Volkswagen (through its subsidiary Audi).
Founded by the manufacturing magnate Ferruccio Lamborghini (who is considered one of the prototypes of Tony Stark), the company was controlled by Chrysler from 1987 to 1994, when it was sold to Mycom Setdco and V’Power. In 1998 it was purchased by Volkswagen.
Where is Lamborghini made?
Lamborghini builds its cars at the state-of-the-art factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. It is the only production site, there are no more Lamborghini manufacturing plants anywhere in the world. We should mention, however, a couple of minor exceptions to this rule: paint finish on Lamborghini Gallardo and Huracán is made at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, while the paint finish on Aventador is made by the Imperiale company (Italy).
As for the factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, it is famous for the use of time-consuming craftsmanship techniques and manual labor. There are just two robots at the plant, so cars are actually assembled by hand. As little as 2000-2500 cars are made annually. The company trains all its employees in-house.
Interestingly enough, Sant’Agata Bolognese is located not far from Maranello, where another car company, Ferrari, is based. However, there’s a great difference between them: Maranello has become more of a tourist attraction for Ferrari fans, while Sant’Agata has remained authentic.