Watch the Trailer for ‘Lamborghini: The Man Behind The Legend’

Lionsgate recently released the first official trailer for ‘Lamborghini: The Man Behind The Legend’. ‘Based on the incredible true story’ of Automobili Lamborghini founder Ferruccio Lamborghini, the upcoming film chronicles “the long life of the iconic entrepreneur, from the manufacturing of tractors at the start of his career, to creating military vehicles during World War II, and then on to designing and building the Lamborghini cars that ultimately defined his profound legacy”.

Set against the backdrop of post-war Italy, this story mirrors the complex transformation of his homeland. From Lamborghini’s modest beginnings building tractors to the infamous rivalry he shared with Enzo Ferrari, his unparalleled genius made him a true icon in the automobile industry. However, his passions also ignited emotional turmoil in his personal life, which was full of both romance and tragedy. Told through a tightly constructed narrative style and imaginative visual design, ‘Lamborghini – The Legend is the true story of the man behind the machine’.

‘Lamborghini: The Man Behind The Legend’ stars Frank Grillo as Ferruccio Lamborghini, with Mira Sorvino, Eliana Jones, Francesca De Martini, Luca Riemma, Giorgio Cantarini, and Gabriel Byrne as his rival Enzo Ferrari. Written and directed by Bobby Moresco, a great focus is placed on Ferruccio’s rivalry with Enzo but a striking throughline throughout the project is the Lamborghini founder’s pursuit of unwavering perfection.

Watch the trailer for ‘Lamborghini: The Man Behind The Legend’ set to release in select theaters nationwide and on VOD November 18.

Lamborghini’s New Urus S Model Is Now Revealed

Lamborghini had lifted the veil off the track-focused Urus Performante during the Monterey Car Week in California. The Italian manufacturer has now followed it up with a new entry-level model of the high-performance SUV that replaces the standard Urus. Behold the 2023 Lamborghini Urus S which is slotted right below the Performante in the lineup but packs the same power. You might remember that Lamborghini did something similar for the Aventador which received the ‘S’ suffix for its mid-life update. Interestingly, it’s the first time Urus is available in two different versions ever since it debuted in 2017.

Starting with the powertrain, the Urus S is powered by the same, updated twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo found in the Performante version that is capable of churning out 666 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque. That’s a gain of 16 horsepower over the outgoing base Urus. However, what makes the ‘S’ version different from the ‘Performante’ is the lack of all the track-focused, lightweight components that helped the latter shed 104 pounds of weight.

As a result, the Urus S is two-tenths of a second slower to reach 62mph from zero. Lamborghini says the Urus S will hit 62mph in 3.5 seconds, 124mph in 12.5 seconds, and reach a top speed of 190mph (305km). Additionally, the Urus S is equipped with air suspension, while the Performante rides on steel springs.

Additionally, there’s new exterior detailing for the ‘Urus S’, that includes a revised front bumper with horizontal grille elements instead of the hexagonal design found on its predecessor, a stainless steel underbody skidplate finished in matte black, and a carbon fiber hood with matte black air intakes.

The options list gets a carbon fiber roof and the choice to upgrade the standard 21-inch wheels with 22- or 23-inch options. Lamborghini has also introduced new color and trim options for the cabin.

The interior of the Urus S expresses contemporary sophistication through its design, offering luxurious comfort with leather surfaces, trim elements in a variety of finishes and comprehensive high-tech Lamborghini equipment. In addition, the broad range of Ad Personam options allows you to appoint this super SUV to reflect your own personal sense of style.

Its state-of-the-art navigation, comfort, safety and entertainment features are the elements of both onboard and remote connectivity that make driving your Urus S an unparalleled experience.

You can order yours now. Lamborghini’s new Urus S model has a starting selling price of $189,789 USD. For more information, come into the beautiful world of Lamborghini.

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X: distinctive, innovative & audacious

Watchmaker Roger Dubuis and sports car manufacturer Lamborghini again join forces to create a timepiece that combines the expertise of both: Swiss precision and craftsmanship of the highest level meets Italian allure and performance.

Based in Geneva, as many other fine watch companies are, Roger Dubuis was founded in 1995. From day one their mission was to push the boundaries of fine watchmaking beyond the conventional, just as Lamborghini does with its cars. Boldness and extravagance are certainly strong defining characteristics of both brands.

Roger Dubuis doesn’t dabble in watches, it produces ‘Hyper Horology’. Like the hypercar market it aligns itself with, Dubois makes timepieces that aren’t even in the same universe as daily drivers: they’re painstakingly engineered feats of design that fueled by technology unparalleled (and unnecessary) to that of normal watches.

It’s all too fitting that Dubois’ latest watch, the $720,000 Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X, is basically a wearable Lamborghini, both figuratively and in terms of the craft that informs its design. Part of the Roger Dubuis x Lamborghini Squadra Corse Collection, the Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X is really the partnership’s crown jewel. It’s by far the most expensive and most limited piece on hand – only eight editions were available and, incredibly, they sold out as soon as the watch was announced. It takes all kinds, I suppose.

Inspired by Lamborghini’s Countach LPI 800-4, Dubois’ Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X – technically known as ‘RD112′ in homage to the 112 Countach LPI 800-4 units – has a super sleek exterior that’s all aerodynamic curves and shiny metal, finished in Bianco Siderale (white) to match Ferruccio Lamborghini’s personal Countach.

From the ultra-ergonomic three-dimensional rubber strap to the high-technology MCF case, each detail of the new Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X has been designed to offer breathtaking aesthetics & top-level performance.

The Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X is quite literally aerodynamic: it incorporates the Countach’s ‘periscopio’ roof and NACA intakes into its design. From the intricate, gravity-compensating movement to the skeleton three-dimensional rubber strap inspired by tire company Pirelli, the Excalibur Spider Countach DT/X really is a perfect match for the Lamborghini that inspired it.

Both designs demand inconceivably exacting levels of engineering know-how, have more technical specs than anyone could ever need, and are long sold out.

Tag your adrenaline-seeking friends! The Roger Dubuis collection is available through Roger Dubois boutiques and selected jewelers worldwide. Enter the wonderful worlds of Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini.

Lamborghini Adds Matte Color Options for the Urus With Graphite Capsule

Lamborghini is furthering its push for the Urus in 2021 with a new Graphite Capsule edition. Said to be the perfect blend of sportiness, comfort, and luxury. On the outside the ‘Graphite Capsule’ sees four matte paint jobs in ‘Bianco Monocerus’, ‘Grigio Nimbus’, ‘Nero Noctis’, and ‘Grigio Keres’, and one of four gloss paint colors for the accents, which are restricted to the front splitter, door trims, rear spoiler and wheel rims. The accents are available in green, yellow or two choices of orange. The monochrome base paints let the boldly colored accents really pop.

The exterior color scheme is reflected on the inside, where all the stitching and a few seat, dash and door panels are given the same color as the outside accents. The rest is finished in black. The aluminum trim is given a dark anodized finish, and the interior carbon fiber has a matte finish. A special option exclusive to the Graphite Capsule, as well as the Pearl Capsule model, is ventilated seats upholstered in Alcantara.

Still keeping its best power-to-weight ratio badge within its SUV segment, the Urus Graphite maintains its stats of 650 horsepower, 305 km/h max speed, and a 0-100 km/h time of 3.6 seconds.

This more personal approach to the Lamborghini Urus will start at roughly $218,000 USD. Come into the beautifu world of Lamborghini.

Yohji Yamamoto Teases Lamborghini Collaboration

2020 has resulted in countless canceled plans and shelved projects, but it’s been one of Yohji Yamamoto‘s most productive years to date. The legendary Japanese creative has partnered with Adidas, Hublot, and – of course – Supreme, but Yamamoto’s latest endeavor may be his biggest to date, as the 76-year-old designer has joined with Lamborghini.

Offering only two brief images and a brief press release, the duo have left the exact nature of their collaboration tantalizingly vague. In one image, co-branded Lamborghini badge is realized in Yamamoto’s signature monochrome shades, standing in stark contrast to a sample of what’s likely a custom body wrap for the bespoke automobile. Splashed with white and red streaks across a black base, the bold pattern features assorted kanji and katakana characters, like 呵大笑 and 力大笑 (essentially, big and powerful laughter) and ロマンスグレー (literally, ‘romance grey’).

In 2014, Yamamoto reflected on a love of cars in a NOWNESS video, explaining that driving his ’80s Nissan Cedric “is the only moment [when] I can become myself. A car is like a girlfriend. So, it’s nice to just look at her, or ride with her”. Yamamoto has owned vehicles from Jaguar and Rolls-Royce but reportedly isn’t a fan of contemporary car design – “I like glamour, but I also want to have a low profile. I find modern car design so ugly, so I found this car on the internet”, so a repurposed vintage Lamborghini may be just the ticket.

However, Yamamoto has offered little by way of this collaboration, including the era and style of car he’s revising. The designer explained that his Lamborghini partnership will reflect the ‘tradition’ and ‘DNA’ of both brands, honoring tenets like heritage, passion, craftsmanship and innovation. Note that this joint effort will not yield a production model; Yamamoto underlines that the resulting vehicle will be a ‘piece of art’.

Expect Yamamoto and Lamborghini to lift the veil on their collaboration in late October. Come into the beautifu worlds of Lamborghini and Yoshi Yamamoto.

Lamborghini V12 Vision Gran Turismo: You Can Drive It, Too

After Iso Rivolto Zagato has now another Italian carmaker delved deeper into the world of Gran Turismo Sport. The new Lamborghini V12 Vision Gran Turismo Concept was unveiled in real-life form in Monte Carlo, ahead of the 2019 FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships World Finals, it was created by the automaker’s Centro Stile and will launch in the popular video game next spring.

Lamborghini is a very young brand, and this is why we are here today, to present our newest vision in the form of a real model, with a highly futuristic and cool design to be enjoyed by the young generation of racing game and super sports car enthusiasts.

Stefano Domenicali, Lamborghini CEO

Retaining the Italian automaker’s DNA, the show car boasts advanced aerodynamics that have defined the sharp creases, along with the large rear wing, Y-shaped lights at both ends and hexagon-inspired theme in the side windows inspired by the 1967 Marzal concept. The front wings are disconnected from the body and the driver has to enter and exit the car from the front, much in the same way as a jet fighter pilot.

Once inside, they will be seated in the middle, on the only seat available, and will grab hold of the futuristic steering wheel. All information is projected onto the windscreen.

For power, the Lamborghini V12 Vision Gran Turismo uses the same powertrain as the Sian FKP 37. This means that it combines a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 with a mild-hybrid system for a total output of 808 HP (819 PS / 602 kW), which in the limited-run Sian allows for a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in under 2.8 seconds and a top speed in excess of 217 mph (350 km/h).

Was the Iso Rivolta Zagato Vision Gran Turismo available as a limited production run, the Lamborghini V12 Vision Gran Turismo will remain a one-off….. But who knows, if you ask them friendly….

Come into the beautiful worlds of Lamborghini and Grand Turismo.

Lamborghini’s newest car is right at home in the mud

Automobili Lamborghini is exploring new horizons with its unconventional concept, the Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato. Based on the performance of the V10 Huracán EVO, the Sterrato draws on Lamborghini’s off-road expertise, exemplified in the Cheetah, LM series and Urus Super SUV, creating a new dimension of Lamborghini. fun to drive off-road’: a transfer of technologies that create a super sports car for challenging environments. The Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato might just be the cool supercar of your dreams.

Not very many people would have the chutzpah to drive a $300,000 sportscar through the mud. Still, Lamborghini created a lifted, dirt-ready luxury sports car just for the occasion. 

The Italian carmaker unveiled an intriguing new concept based on the Huracán EVO called the Sterrato (Italian for ‘dirt road’). Drawing off-road inspiration from its new high-riding Urus SUV, Lamborghini says the dunes hopping Huracán “conquers new territory”.

The Huracán Sterrato features the same 5.2-liter naturally-aspirated engine as the EVO, but there are notable differences. The one-off concept has bigger tires, wider fenders and more ground clearance to take on challenging environments compared to the $260,000 standard EVO. 

To get around on rougher terrain, Lamborghini raised the car by 47 mm (1.85 inches), which the company says improves the approach angle by 1% and the departure angle by 6.5%. The front and rear tracks were also widened by 30 mm (1.2 inches). 

The pumped-up bodywork sits atop 22-inch ‘balloon’ tires that are optimized to grip on loose ground. To protect the underbelly from rock damage, the ruggedized Sterrato is outfitted with underbody reinforcements, including a rear skid plate that acts as a diffuser. There’s integrated stone-deflecting protection around the engine and air intakes and carbon fiber mudguards.

Lamborghini tuned the EVO’s stability control system to maximize traction and acceleration for what the company calls ‘demanding environments’. The tweaked LDVI (Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata) system includes four-wheel drive, four-wheel steering and torque vectoring for improved handling. The car is also built with predictive logic to anticipate the driver’s next move. 

This showpiece boasting start No. 63 (the year Lamborghini was founded) turns more heads than a white tiger slurping iced coffee in a local Starbucks, sounds as captivating as Adriano Celentano and his nine brothers singing a-cappella, and with all lights blazing it could well be mistaken for Daktari racing to aid a stricken elephant.

And if things really go awry, the car is fitted with a titanium roll cage, carbon sports seats and a four-point harness to protect the driver. Also, inside the Huracán Sterrato, you’ll specially-designed interior trim, four-point seat belts and aluminum floor panels. Other visual flourishes include an off-road LED light package that ensures visibility is never a problem. 

As for why Lamborghini built a car that no one knew they wanted, chief technical officer Maurizio Reggiani said: “Lamborghini’s R&D and design teams are constantly exploring new opportunities and delivering the unexpected as a core characteristic of our DNA, challenging possibilities while inspired by Lamborghini brand heritage”.

Unfortunately the Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato is not for sale yet. But, you never know. Lamborghini is known for eager to fulfill the wishes of their customers. I would say: look at them sweetly (and bring enough money!), and who knows, they might build your Sterrato. Come into the beautiful world of Lamborghini.

Designing the future: Lamborghini Terzo Millennio

 

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Countach, Bravo, Raptor, Sesto Elemento….. Not many companies do concepts like Lamborghini, and the Terzo Millennio is no exception. Inspired by some iconic designs of Italian design house and carrosseria Bertone – like the Lancia Stratos Zero – it is designed in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Terzo Millennio is a look at a future Lamborghini electric car.

Each wheel is driven by an integrated electric engine, with power coming from supercapacitors instead of a conventional battery. The supercapacitors will give the system a very long cycle life and the ability to quickly deliver a high peak power. Sensors in the carbon fiber structure are designed to note any cracks or damages, and systems will immediately repair or ‘self-heal’ the vehicle.

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Lamborghini opens in Paris its 5th French Showroom and unveils the new Urus

Automobili Lamborghini officially opened its brand new showroom in Paris in the presence of Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. 

The new showroom and service centre, located at 2 Rue Bellini, Puteaux, is the 5th Lamborghini sales point within the dealer network in France, together with Lyon, Mulhouse, Cannes and Monaco. The commercial partner chosen for Lamborghini Paris is Schumacher Group, a long-established French family company with 70 years of experience in the car business.  

In 2017 we achieved a sales record with a total of 127 deliveries in France and Monaco, which represents an increase of 35% in comparison to 2016. France has now become our 3rd strongest market in Europe after UK and Germany. With Urus market introduction we forecast a new record year in France in 2018. We welcome the Schumacher Group to our family of dealers.

Stefano Domenicali, Lamborghini Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

On a global scale Automobili Lamborghini set another historic sales record in 2017. With 145 dealers serving 50 countries, worldwide deliveries to customers increased from 3,457 to 3,815 units.

This represents a double digit sales growth of 10% compared to the previous year. With a sustained sales growth performance over seven years, the company has almost tripled its sales numbers since 2010 (1,302 units). 

I am very pleased to welcome the Lamborghini marque, one of the country’s top-performing luxury sports car brands, to our Group. We will offer every customer a unique service, with a warm and professional welcome in a family atmosphere, structured around a common passion for the Italian super sports car brand. Our appointment enables us to strengthen our position in the luxury segment, and for sure will contribute to raising recognition and enthusiasm for Lamborghini in our country.

Edouard Schumacher, Chief Executive Officer of Schumacher Group

Lamborghini Paris inauguration signed the French premiere of the new Super SUV Urus, whose market introduction in Europe will start in spring 2018.  The Lamborghini Urus is a visionary approach, infusing the Lamborghini DNA into the most versatile vehicle, the SUV. The Urus elevates the SUV to a level not previously possible, the Super SUV. 

It features a 4.0 liter V8 twin-turbo engine delivering 650 hp (478 kW) at 6,000 rpm, maximum 6,800 rpm, and 850 Nm of maximum torque already at 2,250 rpm. The Urus accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 3.6 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 12,8 seconds and with a top speed of 305 km/h it is the fastest SUV available. 

With a total surface of over 1200 square meters the new Paris showroom and service centre is the first French showroom to feature the brand’s new design. The environment dimension also reflects the need for increased space as Lamborghini expands its model line-up with the new Urus and plans to double its sales by 2019. 

Opportunities to literally ‘touch and feel’ the world of Lamborghini include: a client lounge inclusive of a car configuration system to guide the customer through specifying his Lamborghini; a display area large enough to accommodate all product range available and a state of the art service centre.

The Collezione Automobili Lamborghini range of clothing and accessories has also a dedicated area in the showroom. Come into the beautiful world of Lamborghini.

Roger Dubuis & Lamborghini: a match made in heaven

Watchmaker Roger Dubuis and sports car manufacturer Lamborghini join forces to create the first timepiece that combines the expertise of both: Swiss precision and craftsmanship of the highest level meets Italian allure and performance.

Based in Geneva, as many other fine watch companies are, Roger Dubuis was founded in 1995. From day one their mission was to push the boundaries of fine watchmaking beyond the conventional, just as Lamborghini does with its cars. Boldness and extravagance are certainly strong defining characteristics of both brands.

Jean-Marc Pontroué, the CEO of Roger Dubuis, and the boss of Automobili Lamborghini, Stefano Domenicali, both clearly understood this and came together to forge a unique partnership in an industry where prestigious car and watch brands often collaborate. However, nothing like this has ever been done before.

It’s easy to brand a watch with a car manufacturer’s logo for use in a ‘collection’ in much the same way as a scarf or fountain pen. But what we have here is a unique synergy where both the design and mechanical aspects incorporate design elements from the engine bay of the Lamborghini after which it is named, and a high-tech lightweight material used on the Huracán Performante.

Roger Dubuis designers collaborated with Lamborghini designers, resulting in the Excalibur Aventador S watch. The innovative use of high-tech materials such as multi-layered carbon and C-SMC carbon as used in Lamborghini cars represents a technological world premiere in watchmaking. The challenge was to associate these materials with a sporty, sophisticated look, while maintaining the brand’s sense of luxury and prestige.

De Excalibur Aventador S wordt aangedreven door een speciaal ontwikkeld Duotor kaliber, waarbij de ontwerpers werden geïnspireerd door de motoren van Lamborghini’s Aventador S en de nieuwe Huracan Super Trofeo EVO. De typische veerpootbruggen daarvan zijn terug te zien in het open skelet-uurwerk. En net als in het dashboard bij de sportwagens creëerden de ontwerpers in het midden van het horloge een power control display. 

Behind the glass that protects the skeletal mechanism of the watch, you can see for the same reason the cross brace of the engine compartment that gives the Aventador its torsional rigidity. Meanwhile, the dual balance wheels of the Duotor caliber movement slope at a similar angle to the cylinder banks of the V12 powering the Aventador, and are supported and highlighted by holders in the shape of the car’s triangular wishbones.

The Roger Dubuis Excaliber Aventador S is available in two limited edition versions: one with details in ‘Giallo Orion’ yellow, in a limited edition of 88 pieces, and one with parts in ‘Arancio Argos’ orange, in an even more exclusive edition of only 8 pieces.

The Roger Dubuis collection is available through Roger Dubois boutiques and selected jewelers worldwide. Enter the wonderful worlds of Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini.