General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the life of Ferrucio Lamborghini and how he contributed his passion to make his car well known all around the world.
Thesis statement: In order to understand how Ferrucio Lamborghini contributed to make his car a super star, it is significant to know what triggered his idea to build a factory producing super cars, and what did he do to make his merchandise succeed all around the world.
I. Attention Getter: During WWII, he was stationed on the isolated island of Rhodes as a vehicle maintenance supervisor for the Italian Royal Air Force. Needless to say being stuck on an island in the middle of a war makes it pretty tricky to secure spare parts, forcing Lamborghini to cobble together scraps to keep his machines running. He quickly earned the reputation of being a master mechanic, and an even more prolific tinkerer. Kind of like that time Tony Stark built a nuclear reactor in a cave. But real. (“18 things you didn’t know about Lamborghini,” Feburary 18, 2014)
II. Credibility Statement: After hearing the story of how Ferrucio Lamborghini was laughed by Enzo Ferrari, the founder of Ferrari, I became curious about how he could make his car so famous all around the world as a tractor merchant and I would like to share some of the interesting information I found. I will talk about the story in a later moment.
III. Relating to the Audience: As a college student living in twenty-first centuries, we see cars everywhere and everyday. It is fun to know something more about the super cars and the ones who created them.
IV. Thesis Statement: In order to understand how Ferrucio Lamborghini contributed to make his car a super star, it is significant to know what triggered his idea to build a factory producing super cars, and what did he do to make his merchandise succeed all around the world.
Transitions: Now that we know why talking about Ferrucio Lamborghini is interesting, it is important we explore more about how this Tony Stark made his iron-man famous.
I. Main point 1: Both of Ferrucio Lamborghini’s success in his business and his argue with Enzo Ferrari triggered his passion to build up his own super car company in Italy.
A. “The Lamborghini tractors became known as the best in Italy and Ferruccio started organizing tractor-pulls in his hometown just to show the superiority of his machines.” (“Ferruccio Lamborghini, a biography - the STORY”, n.d.)
B. Ferrucio Lamborghini’s favorite Ferrari 250GT went into troubles; Enzo dismissed his complaint with words like, “I don’t need a tractor maker to teach me how to build a super car”.
Transition: Now that you know why Ferrucio Lamborghini had his passion to gave up all of his wealth and capitals trying to build his own new super car. Next I will talk about how he makes his new