La Galleria

Automobili Lamborghini ACSL Carbon Fiber Technology Gallery

 

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About the tour

The guided tour is presented by a Lamborghini ACSL docent and lasts 60 minutes. The tour starts with an introduction to carbon fiber and composite materials, and their manufacturing technologies. The tour then moves onto the Prepreg technology area, the most traditional and widespread composite technology, which was used first on the Countach in 1985, then on the Diablo in the 1990’s and most extensively on the Murcielago in the 2000’s. The next section is dedicated to RTM technology, pioneered by Lamborghini in the 2010’s for the development of the Aventador Monocoque and now also used on the Huracan hybrid chassis. The next two sections feature the latest, most unique and advanced carbon fiber technologies pioneered by Lamborghini – Carbonskin and Forged Composite. Carbonskin is the leather-like soft carbon fabric used for the first time in the interior of the Aventador J and Veneno. Forged Composite is the revolutionary material used first on the Sesto Elemento technology demonstrator vehicle, and since then used in parts of Huracan, Aventador J, Veneno, and Asterion. The last section of the gallery shows the various aspects of engineering and science that contribute to the development of the most challenging and advanced composite structures, ranging from the Boeing 787 airplane to Union snowboard bindings and Callaway golf clubs.

What you will see

The gallery showcases the pioneering efforts of Lamborghini in the field of carbon fiber and composite materials from 1985 to date. It celebrates the 30 years of composite activity at Lamborghini, which started at the very dawn of carbon fiber commercial applications. It is a technology and engineering gallery, which showcases the marvels of carbon fiber technology and how it has been revolutionized by Lamborghini’s applications. The gallery features dozens of Lamborghini carbon fiber parts, from the very first Countach engine bonnet and Murcielago body panels, to the Aventador Monocoque and the Sesto Elemento chassis.

What you will not see

The gallery is not a car collection, and does not display Lamborghini’s cars present or past. It is not a historical or modern car showcase, like the museum at the Lamborghini factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese. The gallery tour does not include access to the ACSL laboratory area, where the latest composite technologies for Lamborghini are invented and tested.

 

Hours

Tours are offered on select Saturdays and occur at 10:00 am, 11.15 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:45 pm. The tour duration is 60 minutes, and each tour can accommodate 12 people

Reservation

Online reservation is required. Each tour participant will have to complete a form with name and affiliation/employer at the time of reservation. ID will be checked at the time of admittance. Reservations can be made online.

Cost

$20 (incl. tax) for adults and children 13+. Children 6-12 are free. No admittance to children 0-5.
The admission fee is to be paid online by credit card prior to the reserved tour date. There are no refunds for purchased tickets.

Location

The Gallery is located in Interbay, off of the Ballard bridge.

Parking

Street parking is available. There is no on-site parking within the gated area.

Special Tours

School class tours of the Gallery and tours of the ACSL Laboratory to witness in-depth demonstrations of its activities are available upon request. Private event tours for individuals or organizations are also available upon request.

Notes

  1. Minors need to be accompanied by an adult. One adult can only accompany a maximum of 3 minors in a group.
  2. During the tour there will be no access to restroom facilities. However, restrooms are available before the beginning or at the end of the tour.
  3. Tour attendees accept that there is video recording equipment in use at the Gallery for security purposes.
  4. The Gallery and its operators reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone at their own discretion.
  5. All tour participants have to comply with the rules of the Gallery. There is no touching of displayed articles unless clearly stated by the tour guide. No video or photo equipment is allowed unless where and when clearly stated by the tour guide.