Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: GL 710-117
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 10238
The replacement for the Islero as the 2+2 model in the Lamborghini range, the Jarama was introduced at the Geneva Motorshow of 1970. The front-engined rear-wheel-drive chassis was based on that of the Espada, although much shorter, whilst the mechanical parts were almost unchanged from that same car. The design was again by Bertone, a very low and wide two door coupé, instantly recognisable from the partially covered headlights (the coverings were electrically operated) and two black NACA ducts in the bonnet.
The performance was noted for its top-end acceleration, going on to a manufacturer’s claimed top speed of 162mph, at which speeds the Jarama is exceptionally stable. Road tests with an early car saw the standing km dis