Almost 400 Lamborghinis Gather At Silverstone

Sat 20th May 2023

Italian sports car fans gathered at the UK’s most iconic motor-racing circuit this week, to celebrate the birthday of one of the most recognisable names.

A huge total of 382 Lamborghinis gathered on the track, a record, to take part in a special lap of honour at Silverstone.

In 1963, Ferruccio Lamborghini created Automobili Lamborghini in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy. The Lamborghini 350 GT was the company's first car to go into production. It was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 1964. Giotto Bizzarrini, a famous car engineer, made the 350 GT. It had a V12 engine and showed how committed Lamborghini was to innovation and speed.

Because of how well the 350 GT did, Lamborghini made other models that are now well-known. Many people think that the Lamborghini Miura, which came out in 1966, was the first supercar. Its mid-engine layout, powerful engine, and eye-catching design won over fans and solidified Lamborghini's reputation as a maker of high-performance cars.

Lamborghini kept breaking new ground and making cars that were ahead of their time. The Lamborghini Countach, Diablo, Murciélago, Gallardo, and Aventador are all good examples. These cars had cutting-edge technology, aggressive looks, and mind-boggling performance. They gained a loyal fan base and made Lamborghini a symbol of greatness and luxury in the car world.

Those that attended the festivities at Silverstone got the opportunity to hear from Lamborghini’s CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, who unveiled the Italian company’s latest supercar, the Revuelto.

“Our celebrations for our 60th anniversary at Silverstone are a fitting tribute to both our brand, our owners and the millions of people around the world who are passionately interested in Lamborghini,” Winkelmann said.

“It is also the perfect occasion for the new Lamborghini Revuelto to make its official UK debut: the first High Performance Electrified Vehicle (HPEV) not only marks Lamborghini’s first electrified vehicle but also continues our super sports car DNA in terms of Lamborghini design, technology, performance and dynamic emotions.”