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The stories of Mirko Bortolotti and Lamborghini Squadra Corse crossed in 2015. This is when the driver from Trentino was lined up as a Factory Driver for the debut of the new Huracán GT3 in the Blancpain GT Series. Since then, he has always been linked to the brand of the Bull and considered a reference point for his experience and professionalism. Not only among the Lamborghini Factory Drivers but also in the entire world of GT competitions. His qualities as a Brand Ambassador made the Squadra Corse staff choose him as a driver for a really special day. Mirko was, in fact, behind the wheel during the dynamic shooting of the Huracán Super Trofeo Evo. The car that will animate the one-make series Lamborghini Super Trofeo 2018.
Mirko, it’s not the first time you’ve been sitting behind the wheel of the Huracán Super Trofeo Evo. As you’ve already participated in various development tests, can [...]
EPIC. This is the only word we can use to describe last weeks GIRO Canada 2017. 21 Lamborghini’s set off from our Lamborghini Calgary showroom on a 4-night, 5-day legendary road trip. 1500km, remarkable scenery, new friendships, new memories…. a truly once in a lifetime experience that will not be forgotten.
The first day began early on Wednesday morning with drivers arriving for an Italian-themed breakfast at our showroom at 8.00 am. Breakfast was followed by a driver’s meeting to sum up our day and to answer any questions drivers may have had. At 9.00 am we set off towards our first destination across the US border. The road to the border was a fun one, up through East Glacier Park, drivers saw exceptional views and turns that required quick thinking and skill. Shortly after crossing the border into Montana, our first stop was lunch at the Snowgoose Grill in St. Mary. Word spread [...]
The 8th annual Luxury & Supercar Weekend brought together a selection of some of the most stunning vintage and exotic cars. As one of Vancouver’s most anticipated event for any car fanatic, it is no surprise that this was the biggest one yet.
Kicking Off Luxury & Supercar Weekend
This event kicked-off at Inform Interiors on Friday, September 9th. Attendees were surrounded by great people, incredible cars, and delicious food. In addition, we also heard from Christopher Pagani about the new Pagani Huayra which was also showcased at Luxury & Supercar Weekend.
Part of the display at Inform Interiors were two of our masterpieces; the pinnacle of Italian taste and hand craftsmanship, the Huracán Spyder and the new Huracán Performante. The Huracán Performante has reworked the concept of super sports cars. Taking the notion of performance to levels never seen before. The vehicle has been re-engineered in its entirety, as regards its weight, engine power, and chassis. Finally, [...]
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Once a year, a select group of Lamborghini owners are granted the opportunity to traverse the most breathtaking highways of North America for the ultimate driving experience, Giro. Every moment is curated to be the embodiment of the luxury and indulgence that goes hand-in-hand with Lamborghini ownership.
The breathtaking journey
The 2017 chapter of Giro took to the scenic Pacific Northwest. A picturesque tour through humbling landscapes, awe-inspiring waters, and premier accommodations.
Traveling from Seattle to Portland over the course of four days, guests stayed in a handful of the nation’s premier resorts. They also participated in specially curated excursions along the coast, and indulged in private dining experiences from the region’s most renowned chefs.
Upon kickoff in Seattle, guests were invited for an exclusive tour of the Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory. This is where where groundbreaking developments in carbon fiber are born and where the future of the automotive world is [...]
Officially re-launched in 2015, Lamborghini Polo Storico enables Automobili Lamborghini to effectively safeguard its immense heritage and its exclusive know-how.
Within this context is Lamborghini’s Archivio Storico. This hosts the documentation on the brand’s historical models, as well as technical drawings, colors of the bodies, leathers, pictures and various publications released by Lamborghini over its long history. The materials of the Polo Storico are available in a paper format and will be accessible in a digital format to all the owners and fans of classic Lamborghini cars, as well as to journalists, writers, and researchers.
As ‘Guardian’ of Lamborghini History, Polo Storico is the only organization that can provide assured Certification of Authenticity for a classic Lamborghini.
The Polo Storico guarantees the preservation and the integrity of Lamborghini’s history and its vehicles, over 9,300 specimens from the first forty years.
A technical committee checks the authenticity of the vehicle and its components. Drawing [...]
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Beverly Hills, California, June 22, 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini America delivered the first example of the groundbreaking Centenario Roadster. The open-top supercar is one of only 20 roadster versions of the 770-horsepower Centenario that will be produced. In addition, this marks the first worldwide delivery of the Centenario Roadster.
A legend comes to town
Lamborghini continues to honor the centenary of its dynamic founder, Ferruccio. Designers were given the freedom to create an open design that embodies the progressive qualities of Lamborghini’s visionary founder. This next level Roadster embodies a new design direction for Lamborghini accentuated by clean surfaces as ‘form follows function’ – true to Lamborghini’s core design DNA. In addition, Centenario’s silhouette features low overhangs in the front and rear creating a clean, sensuous, mono-body shape.
“This is a very significant vehicle, not only for the Lamborghini brand, but for overall innovation in the super car industry,” said Alessandro Farmeschi, Chief Operating Officer, Automobili Lamborghini America, LLC. “Being [...]
Attending the Italian-French Car Show at Waterfront Park in North Vancouver for Father’s Day has become somewhat of a tradition. After many years, this year was no different.
The Italian-French Car Show
We were joined by a few special friends and clients the morning of Sunday, June 18th for coffee and a light breakfast. Father’s and their kids had a great time exploring the showroom before heading off, convoy-style, to Waterfront Park. Despite some small showers the turnout was excellent and we found ourselves alongside a bevy of fantastically vintage and modern Italian and French conceptions.
Finally, after a fantastic time, we can’t wait for next year!
Lamborghini June Drive 2017 – Lamborghini Vancouver
Another event under our belt along with another success! This past weekend we hit Vancouver Island hard with 16 Lamborghini drivers and their passengers in support of Robert’s Ride. Another perfect combination of people, cars, and weather to result in a great 2017 June Drive. Luxurious experiences is a large part of our business and culture.
We started this drive on Friday, June 2nd in Vancouver where everyone gathered and convoyed over to the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. There, our impressive group relaxed on the 1hr and 40min cruise over to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island where we would find excellent roads and weather conditions. Our first stop was the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit in Cowichan. Drivers completed laps around this short but challenging track and enjoyed lunch in the circuit’s clubhouse.
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Incredible, this is how we would describe this past weekend at our Driver Education Track Day. Natural talent and pure adrenaline came forth in all of our drivers and we could not have asked for a better outcome.
This event started late morning on Sunday, May 28th with a majority of our drivers convoying together from the Lower Mainland up to beautiful Osoyoos. With a quick pit-stop in Princeton, the crew traveled further and arrived, mid-afternoon, to the spectacular Spirit Ridge resort. After freshening up and relaxing after a long drive, the group got together in a private banquet hall for a filling, BBQ-style dinner and an itinerary refresh by our crew of skilled instructors.
Early Monday morning came quickly, and after breakfast our group gathered together and travelled, convoy-style, to Oliver, BC – this is where the challenging Area 27 track is situated. After an informative sit-down session with our instructors and the on-site flag [...]
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‘An Evening with Valentino Balboni’ On Thursday, May 4th Lamborghini Vancouver were honoured and delighted to be joined by a very special guest for dinner. An Evening with Valentino Balboni. Lamborghini Vancouver hosted an intimate Italian affair that included a Q&A session and live auction for our charity of choice Wounded Warriors Canada, not forgetting the beautiful display of new and classic supercars. Graciously flying from the birthplace [...]