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Lamborghini Cars Were Born Because Ferrari Founder Insulted A Tractor Company Owner

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Tractor Company Owner Gives An Epic Reply To Ferrari’s Insult And You Won’t Believe What It Resulted Into

People often get depressed when they are insulted but the extraordinary raise above all difficulties and give it back in style. Just like this tractor company owner who was insulted by Ferrari.

A man owned a tractor company called Lamborghini Trattori S.p.A., that manufactured tractors from hardware obtained from the military and he always banked on the car engines. He was considered an expert when it came fixing engines and mechanical improvisation when he worked as mechanics corps for the Air Force during Second World War.

He started a small motorcycle and car repair shop in Italy after the war ended. He lived in an agricultural area and he purchased surplus military machines and then remodel them into tractors.

As the business gained momentum he ventured into the production of oil-burning heaters and air conditioning units.

He also had a liking for cars and after succeeding in his business he was able to buy sports cars and one among them was Ferrari 250 G.T. But, the car had some clutch issues and he decided to bring it to the notice of the makers and reported the same.

However, he was insulted as Ferrari said: “The problem is not with the car but with (the) driver!”

It was not all, they also said “looking after tractors instead.” He took at as a challenge and came up with something incredible.

He built his own car using V12 engine and then established a small factory in Sant’Agata with the help of Giotto Bizzarini, Franco Scaglione and Gian Dallara, ex-Ferrari employees. There focus was to build a car that could clock up to 150 miles per hour.

The bull in the car’s logo is Lamborghini’s birth sign, Taurus. He admitted that he never invented anything and just improvised others’ ideas.

Ferrari would have never imagined that there reply could spark the rise of their biggest competitor and one of the most popular brands of sports car ever.