Inspiring Story: Man Builds a Lamborghini in his Basement

Inspiring Story: Man Builds a Lamborghini in his Basement
Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 28 october 2008

Recently Jalopnik featured the story of Ken Imhoff from Wisconsin who in 1985 fell in love with the Lamborghini Countach in the movie Cannonball Run. He had so much appreciation for the car that rather than spend money buying one he decided to hand build his own, from scratch, in the basement of his house. The project consumed ten years of Ken’s life. Two weeks ago, the car was extracted from the basement with the help of a bulldozer and brought out into the sunlight for the first time. The result is a work of art and meticulous craftsmanship. Jalopnik followed up with Ken and asked him to tell the story of this amazing project. What he talks about is not so much the car but his journey of learning new skills, being persistent, and sharing his passion with other people. Here’s how the story begins:

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