350 Lamborghinis roar into Rome

On Thursday 9 May the Grande Giro Lamborghini and its 350 supercars come to Rome as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Italian luxury sportscar.

The cars drive down Via della Conciliazione, Via del Velabro and on the Janiculum hill, with the cars remaining parked in Rome overnight.

There are 29 countries represented with the majority of Lamborghinis (71) come from Britain. The next biggest contingents are from Germany and Switzerland with over 30 cars each, followed by the US with 21 and China with 17. There are also cars from New Zealand, Australia, Ireland and Canada.

There are 123 Gallardos – Lamborghinis most successful model ever – while four out of ten are vintage cars, including various versions of the Diablo, Murcielago, Jarama and Countach.

The youngest driver in the tour is 22 and from Kuwait while the oldest driver is 75 years old and French. The 4km-long convoy roaring in and out of Rome has a combined total of 190,000 horse power.

After overnighting in Rome the cars move to the company headquarters in Bologna on 10 May, passing through Orvieto and Arezzo along the way.