Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1967
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Chassisnummer 
    3171
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Orange
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Thursday 11 March 2010
Registration Number: 400 NO Chassis Number: 3171
It is fair to say that before the Miura, Lamborghini produced some outstanding Grand Touring cars which, despite their superlative mechanical specifications, somehow lacked a definable persona. All of this was to change on the 10th of March 1966 when the Geneva Motor Show opened its doors to the public. Sitting on the Lamborghini stand next to a 400 GT sat the very first Miura, completed only days before. Finished in a striking orange/red hue, the car caused a sensation. Its mid-engined V12 layout was in itself highly innovative, but it was the extraordinarily flamboyant body by Marcello Gandini of Bertone that provided the masterly final touch. With 3525hp on tap from the 3,929cc engine, the car was capable of 0-60mph in 5.5 seconds and nearly 180mph in the hands of the brave, which was more than a match for any