Lamborghini Logo Meaning and History
The Lamborghini logo shows a bull or Taurus that is the brand founder’s zodiac sign. Ferruccio Lamborghini was extremely interested in Spanish bullfighting sport that is also shown in the logo. Bullfighting is the main part of Lamborghini’s style. Furthermore many Lamborghini cars are called as famous bulls. Ferruccio Lamborghini is usually accused of logo’s similarity to Ferrari’s logo. It was not considered to be an accident from Ferruccio, who had a lingering rivalry with Ferrari.
This logo is connected with Lamborghini’s interest for fighting bulls. The interest’s history goes far in 1962 when Ferruccio Lamborghini had come to the Seville farm of famous Eduardo Miura, a Spanish who was a well-known breeder of Spanish brutal fighting bulls.
Lamborghini become so impressed looking for the majestic Miura bulls that he derived to adopt a fighting bull as the sign for the automaker Lamborghini would open shortly. Don Eduardo Miura was really glad and surprised when Lamborghini called one of the vehicles “Miura”.
The Lamborghini logo symbolizes the founder’s zodiac character – the Taurus or a bull. Ferruccio’s love of bullfights was depicted in the logo and Lamborghini cars get their styles from famous bulls. The golden bull ready for bullfights is depicted on the black shield with the golden title “Lamborghini” above. The bull represents Lamborghini sports cars’ power.
Shape of the Lamborghini Symbol
The shape of the Lamborghini symbol depicts a shield and demonstrates golden snorting bull. The emblem was symbolical like any other car logos. This bull represents consistency, fortitude and power. Being a manufacturer of high-quality sporting cars, the logo has immense recognition deeply along with other brand logos. The bull symbol actually signs founder’s, Ferruccio, zodiacal sign (Taurus), besides; it is obviously attended by the manufacturer’s title, Lamborghini. Contrary to some other “patriot” Italian manufacturers, Lamborghini does not apply the Italian colors on its symbol.
Color of the Lamborghini Logo
The famous golden Taurus with a black field of the Lamborgini symbol holds great similarity to the horse and yellow field of the Ferrari symbol. The similarity was not just a coincidence, since Ferruccio has a longstanding rivalry with Ferrari. Since the golden bull in the Lamborghini symbol depicts excellence and wealthy tradition of the manufacturer, the black color reflects its power, prestige, elegance and integrity.
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