Automotive greatness did not come inherently to Horacio Pagani. His story begins in 1955 in the meadows of Casilda, Argentina, a long way from Motor Valley – the stretch of Italian asphalt, where the supercar brand now manufactures its vehicles next to Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati.
Enzo Anselmo Giuseppe Maria Ferrari was born on 20th February 1898, to Adalgisa and Alredo, who ran a small business which supplied the Italian national railway. Ferrari was bitten by the racing bug at the age of 10, when his father took him to watch a motor car race in Bologna.
Ferruccio Elio Arturo Lamborghini was born on April 28 1916, a child to two viticulturists Antonio and Evelina Lamborghini in Renazzo di Cento, in the Province of Ferrara, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Nothern Italy. At a very early age, he decided he wanted to do something with mechanics, and began working on his father’s tractor out of interest and later on joined a technical school in Bologna.
Nils Ivar Bohlin was a Swedish mechanical engineer and inventor responsible for the three-point lap and shoulder seat belt – considered one of the most important innovations in automobile safety which is now a standard safety feature in all cars. He invented the safety belt while working at AB Volvo.