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1963: First Lamborghini car by the then tractor manufacturer.
1964: 350GT V12, 1964-1967.
1966: Muira V12 transverse mid-engined, 1966-1972.
1966: 400GT 2+2 V12.
1968: Espada.
1970: Jarama, front engined.
1972: Company sold.
1987: Taken over by Chrysler!
1993: Bought by Megatech.
1998: Bought by Audi, i.e., VW.
2000: Lamborghini Diablo, coupe, 2-seats, 2-doors;
loa 4470mm, width 2200mm (mirrors), height 1105mm, wheelbase 2650mm, track 1610mm/1670mm,
weight 1625kg (unladen), distribution front:rear 41%:59%;
engine 5992cc, petrol, 60° V12, mpfi, 4-valves/cyl, dohc, bore 87mm, stroke 84mm, c.r. 10.7:1, power 405kW at 7100rpm, torque 620Nm at 5500rpm;
transmission 5m (2.31:1, 1.52:1, 1.12:1, 0.88:1, 0.68:1; rev 2.125:1), 4x4 with viscous coupling to front on ‘VT’ model, transfer case to rear 1.619:1, front diff' 2.812:1, rear diff' 2.410:1;
suspension indep/indep, brakes disc/disc;
tyres 235/35ZR18 front, 335/30ZR18 rear, fuel-tank 100L;
price au$455,000 (1/2000).
About 2,900 Diablos were built over an 11 year production run (VW 12/2/2010).
2002: The Murcielago was destined to replace the Lamborghini Diablo.
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2002 Murcielago
2002 Murcielago,
loa 4580mm, width 2045mm, height 1135mm, wheelbase 2665mm,
weight 1650kg (unladen),
Engine 6.2-litre V12, 4-valves/cyl, dohc, power 426kW at 7500rpm, torque 650Nm at 5400rpm,
Transmission 6-speed manual, 4×4
Suspension indep/ indep, brakes disc/ disc
Tyres 245/35ZR18/ 335/30ZR18,
Price $589K [$au, 2002]
Lamborghini built its 4,000th Murcielago (it was destined for China) in February 2010 (VW 12/2/2010). The last Murcielago, number 4099, went to its new owner in November 2010.
2003: A smaller Lamborghini, the V10 Gallardo, was launched. The 10,000th Gallardo was built in June 2010. After a total of 14,022, production ended in November 2013.
2008: The Reventon, a development of the Murcielago.
2011, March: Lamborghini presented the Aventador LP 700-4, successor to the Murcielago, at the Geneva Motor Show, for sale late 2011: 1575kg, 6.5-litre V12, bore 95mm, stroke 76.4mm, 515kW @ 8250rpm, 690Nm @ 5500rpm, 17.2l / 100km (comb.), 4WD, from £202K, and au$754,600, 7/2011.
2014: The 5.2 l V10 Lamborghini Huracan, £188K, replaced the Gallardo.
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