Ferruccio Lamborghini was an Italian entrepreneur who made tractors before entering the sports car business. Lamborghini was born in 1916 in Italy and grew up on a farm where he developed a love for machinery and engineering. After serving in World War II, he started his own business building tractors, which became very successful. However, Lamborghini was also an avid car enthusiast and eventually decided to start his own sports car company. He founded Automobili Lamborghini in 1963 and began producing high-performance sports cars that were known for their sleek design and innovative engineering. Lamborghini’s sports cars quickly became popular among car enthusiasts and helped establish the company as a leader in the industry.