Lamborghini at quattro Gmbh: Why Stephan Winkelmann office changes?
Stephan Winkelmann, so far and CEO of Lamborghini's ever known German Italian, changes its position of president of Lamborghini S.p.A. by the CEO of quatto Gmbh, Audi subsidiary dedicated to the development and manufacture of the Audi S and RS models, in addition to the Audi R8. The movement, which had been speculating for quite some time to thread emissions scandal at Volkswagen, Lamborghini leaves in the hands of Stefano Domenicali and aims to reinforce the sportier Audi side through quattro GmbH.
Winkelmann Lamborghini has been for the past 11 years, this time the signing of Sant'Agata Bolognese has known its best sales results thanks to models like the Lamborghini Gallardo, and the arrival on the scene of the very profitable one-off with selfish Lamborghini models like the Lamborghini Veneno or Lamborghini Sesto Elemento. we will not be fooled, Winkelmann has led Lamborghini to where it is today and has managed to squeeze the money came from Audi.
After uncovering the scandal of rigged engines in the Volkswagen Group, it has been much talk of change seats between departments and heads of direction. Is the time to plan new strategies, and therefore Audi have wanted to catch one of his figures star to take to his new quattro Gmbh goal.
What Audi wants to give more powers and independence quattro Gmbh It's not a secret. Ingolstadt's house have big plans for the subsidiary quattro, starting a new stage where the idea of materializing manufacture more and new own models. Currently, the S and RS models are the main reference of quattro Gmbh, but the launch of the new Audi R8 quattro has shown that longer seek its own niche in the market for sports cars without even being overwhelmed by Lamborghini.
Winkelmann's signing by quattro GmbH can be summed up with the word ambition. Lamborghini has very clear what their short-term future, Stefano Domenicali so you only have to follow the footsteps of his predecessor. The project quattro is far more risky, leaving us on tenterhooks with what may be the first major project under the mandate Winkelmann, although you anticipate that programs like the Audi Nanuk, the Audi R8 e-tron or the first RS TDI could be among the candidates to reach the market.