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Loosely translated from the Piedmontese dialect means, depending on who’s telling the story, ‘wow’, ‘my goodness’, or something slightly more vulgar like ‘holy sh*t’.

Whatever its true meaning (there is no direct English translation), that word uttered famously by a security guard at Lamborghini’s Sant’Agata factory in late 1970 or early 1971 when he first laid eyes on the LP112 protype, is ringing true once again.

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