Published on February 16th, 2023 | by Subhash Nair0
Lamborghini Turns 60 This Year And Is Celebrating In Style
60 years have passed since Lamborghini first became a sports car manufacturer.
The Italian performance car maker Lamborghini is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2023, and they’re doing it in style with a worldwide series of events. Sixty years ago, the founder of the company, Ferruccio Lamborghini, realized his dream of becoming a manufacturer of sports cars. At that time, the industry was dominated by just a few brands, and Lamborghini wanted to shake things up. Right from the start, he and his young engineers showed a passion for innovation and a desire to disrupt the dogmas of the sports car world. These values still form the cornerstone of the company today.
Over the years, Automobili Lamborghini has continued to evolve, creating iconic cars of unique style, technology, and performance, inspiring entire generations and millions of people by sharing its DNA and the values on which it was founded. Lamborghini’s revolutionary cars have inspired the entire automotive industry, but none more so than the Miura. The car, which coined the term “supercar,” has a spirit and styling that has been admired by millions.
The 60th anniversary celebrations began on January 19, 2023, with the opening of the remodeled Lamborghini Museum in Sant’Agata Bolognese, located in the original factory areas. The museum was renovated and rearranged specially for the celebrations with an exhibition entitled “The Future Began In 1963.”
The Lamborghini Day Japan – 60th anniversary, held on February 23, was the first international event to kick off the celebrations. Hundreds of enthusiasts and collectors gathered in one of the most significant markets for the Sant’Agata Bolognese-based company.
In the United Kingdom, Silverstone Circuit will be the venue for Lamborghini Day UK on April 29, with over 300 Lamborghini owners expected to attend. The event promises to be a fantastic day out for Lamborghini fans, with various activities and events scheduled.
The next important event will be the 60° Anniversario Giro tour in Italy that will end on May 28 in the main square of Bologna with the Concorso in Piazza. It’s a concours d’elegance and festive party open to the public, at which hundreds of Lamborghinis, collectors, and fans from all over the world will gather to celebrate the illustrious history of the brand.
In the United States, the “60th Anniversary Giro” is scheduled for the summer of 2023. It’s the most important market for Automobili Lamborghini, and the event is sure to attract a large number of enthusiasts and collectors.
Come September, the 60th-anniversary celebration continues in Automobili Lamborghini’s second-largest single market in Chinese Mainland, where Lamborghini customers will participate in its signature “Giro China” for the ninth consecutive year. Over 100 Lamborghini owners and enthusiasts will gather to round up the celebration with the “60th Anniversary Gala Dinner.”
Also in September, Lamborghini Polo Storico, the division responsible for the protection, preservation, and restoration of the brand’s motoring heritage, plans to organize the “60th Anniversary Polo Storico Tour” reserved for Lamborghini classic cars in Italy.
In October, the Vallelunga circuit in Rome will host the very first Lamborghini Festival, which is open to all fans. The House of Sant’Agata Bolognese will celebrate the brand and its track-oriented cars, and the event promises to be a fantastic day out for fans of the Italian automaker.
Then in November, the Grand Finals of the Super Trofeo Lamborghini, the one-make championship reserved for the Huracán Super Trofeo EVO2 racecars, gathering cars from three continents, will be held at the Vallelunga circuit in Rome.
The official Lamborghini Clubs around the world, now present in 24 countries with more than 1600 members, are also planning anniversary tours and events in their respective countries, as well as a number of tours in Italy with their final destination the Lamborghini headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese.