• Tue
  • Dec 23, 2014
  • Updated: 5:14am

Lamborghini

Lamborghini is an Italian maker of luxury performance sports cars.

Lamborghini sees strong Chinese demand for its new 'supercar'

Stephan Winkelmann at the media preview of the Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4which bears a price tag of just under HK$4 million, including tax. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Automobili Lamborghini is experiencing strong demand for its new supercar across the mainland and expects sales to pick up this year despite the crackdown on lavish spending.

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014, 2:35am

Talking points

John Tsang

John Tsang joins clean-up efforts

27 Apr 2013 - 3:31am

Lamborghini's Sesto Elemento not just any old carbon copy

All eyes are trained on the state-of-the-art Sesto Elemento at the Lamborghini showroom in Wan Chai. Photo: Dickson Lee

Lamborghini has brought a prototype of one of the world's most expensive cars to town and will hold previews for 36 local collectors hoping to buy one.

1 Nov 2012 - 7:31am

Carmaker's sales growth in low gear

Lamborghini says sales growth on the mainland should meet its target of 20-30 per cent this year, although it is expected to fall at the lower end of the range amid a slowing economy.

The arrival of the US$1 million model Aventador LP 700-4 late last year failed to boost sales for the Italian sports car maker in its fastest-growing market during this year's first quarter.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland drives supercar maker

Supercar fans on the mainland will be able to get up close to one of the world's fastest and most exclusive cars after Formula One carmaker McLaren opens its first dealership in China next year.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

China's young elite take life in fast lane past 300km/h

Life feels sexier when you are flirting with 300km/h; on the straightaway at Shanghai's Formula One racetrack; behind the wheel of a new 6.3 million-yuan Lamborghini; cheered on by a group of young mainland millionaires.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Marque's king of the ring

The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 is Hong Kong's car of the moment. Launched at the Geneva Motor Show in February and named after a prize toreador-chasing bull from Zaragoza, the two-seater supercar succeeds the Murcielago as the Italian marque's best model.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HK$6.3m thoroughbred gets crowd and engines roaring at Happy Valley high-powered launch

The Happy Valley Racecourse was the highly appropriate venue for Lamborghini to unveil its Aventador LP 700-4 - a car with a top speed of 350km/h. But stationed amid a bevy of models and car fanatics on Friday night, the V12 boy toy seemed tethered, its potential on pause.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Guests sample a touch of Hollywood glamour as Entourage-themed party reaches for stars

Luxury social networking service Elysiants threw a boozy, pretty-peopled party at which Vinny Chase - the sexy movie star character on hit HBO series Entourage - would have felt right at home.

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

China to leave US behind in the supercar sales race

China is set to overtake the US as the No 1 market for Lamborghini's 350km/h supercars by the end of this year.

The two markets are 'battling month by month ... but there is a good chance that China is going to be the biggest by the end of the year', Automobili Lamborghini president and chief executive Stephan Winkelmann said yesterday.

13 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Ahead of the curves

About 50 of McLaren's recently unveiled MP4-12Cs are being sold to sports car enthusiasts in Hong Kong, out of the 1,000 cars the company will produce in the first year. The city's first allocation of the supercar, with a price tag of about HK$3.9 million, has already been snapped up and buyers are hungrily eating into next year's quota.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Started Early, Took My Dog

Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson Black Swan, HK$104

27 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Editor's choice - Fast lane

A great space invader

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

O'Young hat-trick hope 'was lost on first bend'

It pays to be wide and fat sometimes. Just ask Darryl O'Young Yeuk-hay, who who failed to win a hat-trick of titles in the Macau GT Cup after being thwarted by the broad Lamborghini driven by Japanese driver Keita Sawa.

23 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Quotes of The Week

Rather than joining the triads, they should instead follow me.

League of Social Democrats chairman Wong Yuk-man, whose popularity has surged after he was elected to Legco, on starting a party school to indoctrinate youngsters in the ideology of social democracy

18 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Pages