WTH: A New Lamborghini Tractor Rolls Out

Lamborghini tractor

For those of you who may not know, Lamborghini was about tractors in its humble beginnings! Remember the story we shared about the Lamborghini tractor visiting Jay Leno’s Garage? Well, the brand has reopened memory field with a 2013 Nitro tractor designed by Giugiaro.

The 2013 Lamborghini Nitro tractor is plowing through headlines. Check out the massive tires! It seems that the Lamborghini tractor could fit right in at any monster truck smash and dominate an old-fashioned tractor pull!

Ferruccio Lamborghini began his modest company by building tractors. Over time, he obviously ended up crafting world-class hypercars, which seems quite a departure from farming fare. So how did the brand become a leading supercar maker from a tractor company? The story goes that Ferruccio became annoyed with a faulty Ferrari clutch and set out to build something better. The all-consuming and compassionate competition between Lamborghini and Ferrari continues decades later! read more

Jay Leno Toys with a Lamborghini Tractor

Lamborghini Tractor

You never know what will roll into Jay Leno’s famous garage! Like this rare Lamborghini tractor…yes, a tractor! Apparently, Ferruccio Lamborghini crafted tractors in his native Italy after World War II. Leno is knowledgeable about most exotic cars, and prefers a hands-on approach. Remember when he drove the Lamborghini with the highest mileage? The video explains the history of this rare specimen and a bit more about Lamborghini.

The model in the photo is a 1968-69 Lamborghini R485 tractor.  read more