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From cars to culture, the only constant is change

A test driver I met once who worked at Lamborghini around 1974 told me about Ferruccio Lamborghini’s last days with the troubled company. One afternoon, a group of workers confronted the comandante by the gate and asked about rumors that the factory was for sale. “Yes,” Ferruccio is said to have responded, “I found some idiota to buy this company.” Lamborghini retired to his vineyard with his fortune and watched as the idiota failed—as did the next one, and then the Italian government and a few idiots after that. The fact that Automobili Lamborghini still exists is in defiance of enormous odds ... Read the full article on


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Unrelated to the article, but how cool would it be to have a Countach with a NSX drivetrain in it?  The cars are similar in weight but I'd imagine the NSX drivetrain is lighter than the Lambo's.

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