1961 Lamborghini 2R


  • Rare 1961-1969 Lamborghini 2R tractor
  • Completely restored to a high standard
  • Original colours orange and blue
  • Air-cooled engine of 2,193cm³
  • One of only 1,925 examples produced

The Attractions

The only reason Lamborghini's famous sports cars have come to light is because of the tractors of the house of the bull. According to the story that is told, the Italian brand specialising in agricultural machinery was so successful that its owner, Ferruccio Lamborghini, became a very good customer of Ferrari. When the sports car manufacturer refused some of his advice and an argument broke out between him and Enzo Ferrari, Lamborghini decided to start his own sports car brand out of pure spite.

It is a fascinating story - but many people do not realise how successful Lamborghini tractors were - which continued to sell in impressive numbers until the 1970s. Extremely robust, and equipped with truly remarkable features for the time, the 2R was sold in more than 2,000 examples during the 1960s.

This particular example from has been carefully restored, taking great care to preserve its original features. The tractor has been repainted in its original Orange and Blue colours, a striking combination that is sure to attract attention. The air-cooled 2,193 cm³ engine has been completely overhauled and now runs as it did when it first left the factory.

History and Documentation

  • Purchased non-working at the end of 2022 in Veneto from a former farmer
  • The tractor subsequently received a complete restoration
  • Unfortunately does not have its original documents
  • Currently shows 4,175 hours


  • The bodywork, paintwork and interior are in good condition after restoration
  • The bodywork had some damage, which was corrected by sandblasting, straightening and welding
  • The bodywork was hot-painted in the original colours
  • All body screws are new
  • The toolbox is an identical replica of the original, as is the Lamborghini badge on the bonnet
  • The steering wheel and dashboard are original
  • The front and rear tyres and inner tubes have been replaced with new ones, respecting the original dimensions

The Mechanics

  • Direct injection 3-cylinder diesel engine of 2193cm³
  • 6-speed manual transmission with 2 reverse gears
  • Received a complete restoration in 2022 that included:
  • Grinding, gasket change and oil seal replacement
  • The diesel pump was overhauled with filter and injectors replaced
  • The exhaust was replaced with a new reproduction
  • The fuel tank was repaired and overhauled
  • The electrical system was overhauled and all cables replaced
  • The manual gearbox was checked and found to be in good working order, and the oil was replaced
  • The brake system is mechanical and was in good working order
  • The battery is in good condition
  • The tractor is in good working order with no mechanical problems to report


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1961
  • Make Lamborghini
  • Model Tractor
  • Colour Multicolour
  • Odometer
  • Engine size 2193
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Jesolo
  • Country Italy
Bidding history
33 bids
  • Sv•••• €13,500 15/05/24
  • co•••• €12,750 15/05/24
  • Sv•••• €12,500 15/05/24
  • co•••• €12,250 15/05/24
  • Sv•••• €12,000 15/05/24
  • co•••• €11,750 15/05/24
  • Sv•••• €11,500 15/05/24
  • co•••• €11,250 15/05/24
  • Sv•••• €11,000 15/05/24
  • co•••• €10,250 15/05/24
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