Lamborghini retails 7,430 cars in pandemic-hit 2020, half of 2021's production already booked

Italian supercar manufacturer posts 9% year-on-year decline in a difficult year; 2021 looks to be a year of strong sales.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 12 Jan 2021 Views icon9104 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini has reported sales of 7,430 cars worldwide in 2020, a decrease of 9% compared to the previous year. The drop is clearly attributable to the 70-day production shutdown in the spring, in compliance with Italian government directives and to protect the health of workers during the first emergency phase. In contrast, the second six months saw record sales figures, resulting in the best second half-year for deliveries-to-customers in the company’s history.

The United States was confirmed as the top market with 2,224 cars, followed by Germany (607), mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau (604), Japan (600), the United Kingdom (517) and Italy (347). The two countries with the highest growth were South Korea (303 units, + 75%) and Germany (607 units, +8%). The Urus SUV, which just last year set a production record of 10,000 units, was the most successful model with 4,391 cars delivered. Both the super sports car lines made a significant contribution to global volumes: the V10 Huracán recorded growing numbers with 2,193 cars sold (+3%), alongside 846 V12 Aventador units delivered worldwide.

In 2020, Lamborghini launched six new products: Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD coupé and Spyder, Sián Roadster, Essenza SCV12, Huracán STO and SC20.

The new 2021 year gets off to a positive start with a robust order portfolio: so much so that more than half of 2021’s planned production has already been assigned.

Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, commented: “The 2020 results are a clear demonstration of the excellent work that, despite the difficulties of a year of global challenges, was carried out by the entire Lamborghini team with enormous dedication and a spirit of resilience. It is a great honour for me to again be part of our future: the sense of community felt so strongly during the past year, along with the values of social responsibility and the drive toward innovation that has always distinguished Lamborghini, will be the basis for confronting a challenging 2021, with the aim of consolidating the product range, seeking new business prospects, and further strengthening the brand.”

 

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