Lamborghini established 1963. Fully owned subsidiary of AUDI AG since 1998
The Murcičlago is named for a famous Spanish fighting bull
The Lamborghini Group
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. (sports cars), Motori Marini Lamborghini S.p.A.
(boat engines), Lamborghini ArtiMarca S.p.A. (licences and merchandising), AUTOGERMA S.p.A. (Italian general importer for the Audi, Seat, Škoda,
Volkswagen and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle brands) operate under the umbrella of Automobili Lamborghini Holding S.p.A.
Sales revenues (2004) EUR 240 million (excluding AUTOGERMA)
Sports cars sales (2004) 1592 units
Employees (annual average 2004) 726 (excluding AUTOGERMA)
AUTOGERMA employees (2004) 724
AUTOGERMA revenue (2004) EUR 4,45 billion
AUTOGERMA sales (2004) 241.299 vehicles from all brands of the VW Group (2003: 283.934 vehicles)
2004 business year
Automobili Lamborghini celebrated 40 years of sports car manufacturing in 2003. The company, based in Sant'Agata Bolognese and founded in 1963 by
Ferruccio Lamborghini, ended its anniversary year with a production and sales record.
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. sold 1592 sports cars in the year 2004 (2003:1305) – again a sales record. Revenue was EUR 240 million (2003 EUR
200 million). In the annual average for 2004, there were 726 employees – around 140 in research and development. The most important markets for Lamborghini sports cars are the USA (41%), Germany (13%), Great Britain
(9)and Japan (8%).
Automobili Lamborghini (a subsidiary of Volkswagen's AUDI unit) caters to the elite consumer. For $275,000 you can buy one of 400 or so Lamborghini
Murcičlagos manufactured each year. Tired of poor acceleration? With a top speed of over 200 mph, the Murcičlago's 6.2-liter, 12-cylinder powerplant which delivers 580 horsepower
Company Type Subsidiary of AUDI
Fiscal Year-End December
2002 Sales (mil.) $97.5
1-Year Sales Growth 69.3%
2002 Employees 567
1-Year Employee Growth 12.9%