In General:

Lamborghini vehicles can be identified from the following data:

Vehicle identification number – stamped on the vehicle
– on the type plate
– on a badge behind the windscreen
Engine Number – on the engine block


Every vehicle also has various other serial numbers in different locations (bodywork, gearbox, differential) on the vehicle, but it is not possible to use these numbers to arrive at the VIN.

1. Vehicle Identification Number:

1.1 Location of the VIN

A= Gallardo On the floor metal, in front of the front passenger’s seat
B= Murciélago In the boot (at the front) on the right-hand longeron
B= Miura, Jarama Boot (Front) Cross beam
B= Espada Engine compartment right – Cross beam
B= LM002 Engine compartment – on the right suspension strut dome
C= Diablo, Urraco, Jalpa In the engine compartment on the right – upper horizontal longeron
D= Countach In the engine compartment on the left – on the longeron


VIN locations

1. stamped on the vehicle
2. Visible VIN (behind the windscreen)
3. on the type plate
A. stamped on the vehicle
B. Visible VIN (behind the windscreen)
C. on the type plate
D. on the type plate on US versions
Jalpa (close-view)

1.2 Form and appearance of the VIN

1.2.1 Stamped VIN

The VIN is stamped onto the body shell at the Sant’Agata Bolognese (Province Bologna) works. Two methods of stamping are in use for current production models.

Example: Murciélago (classic stamping method) on a traditional base

An example from the Gallardo (stamped with superimposed needle punching) on an aluminium base

(on a badge, which on him cross beam is welded)

1.3 VIN behind the windscreen – Visible VIN

Located on the left, in the direction of travel

On all Gallardo vehicles the VIN is behind the windscreen. But this badge is only used on vehicles destined for the American, Canadian and Chinese markets on the MURCIÉLAGO (before MY 2008).



1. 4 VIN breakdown

1.4.1 Breakdown of the VIN for old models (Urraco and Miura)

1.4.2 Breakdown of the VIN for Gallardo until MY 2009

1.4.3 Breakdown of the VIN for Gallardo from MY 2010

1.4.4 Breakdown of the VIN for Murciélago until MY 2009

1.4.5 Breakdown of the VIN for Murciélago from MY 2010

1.4.6 Breakdown of the VIN for USA-Versions (Gallardo-Murcielago) MY 2010

2. Type Plate:

2.1 Location of the type plate

Type plates can be found in the following locations:

A = Gallardo, Murciélago, Diablo In the engine compartment, on the right
A = Countach, Urraco In the engine compartment, on the right (depending on the model it may also be on the opposite side)
A = Silhouette In the engine compartment, on the rear bulkhead
B = Gallardo B-pillar – On the driver’s door by the strike plate (for USA)
C = Miura Boot – area of Reserve wheel
C = Jalpa, Espada, Jarama Engine compartment – right side
C = 350 GT, Islero Middle of the engine compartment bulkhead


an Gallardo (EU) from MY 2010
 car Gallardo (China) from MY 2010
vehicle Gallardo (EU)
Gallardo (USA)
Murcielago (USA)

2.2 Type Plate – Composition and appearance

Type plates are made of aluminium, measuring 9 x 8 cm and are attached to the bodywork by rivets. The individual letters are 5 mm in height.

A different aluminium type plate with different dimensions and content is used for the Chinese and Arabic markets (e.g. Dubai).

European pattern type plates are also used for Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and South Africa.

A 10.05 x 8 cm type plate is used for the American market.


Narrower type plates are used on the Gallardo LP 560

Modell China (new)
In addition a 10 x 2.5 cm type sticker with a barcode strip is also used for the American market.

Old type plates


3. Engine Number:

3.1 Location of the engine number

The engine number is stamped onto the right side of the engine block.


Gallarddo LP560
Gallarrdo 2004-2005




3.2 Form and appearance of the engine number

The alphanumeric engine number is stamped on mechanically.

Examples on new models:

Lamborghini gallardo

3.3 Breakdown of the engine number

The first part of the engine number is the engine designation.

Gaallardo Murcielago
07L N 4961 cc 368 KW L533 30 5992 cc 420 KW
07L1 P 4961 cc 382 KW L535 50 6192 cc 426 KW
07L0 M 4961 cc 375 KW L537 70 6496 cc 471 KW
07L2 T 4961 cc 390 KW  L537A 71 6496 cc 478 KW
CEH  C 5204 cc 412 KW      


The second part of the engine number  in lamborghini is a 5-digit serial number.

4. Vehicle Keys:

Lamborghini vehicles are issued with two foldaway main keys with remote control (image 1) and two keys for deactivating the front passenger’s airbag (image 2).

The keys also come with a security code for making replacement keys (image 3).

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