1968 Lamborghini Miura

P400 – S-Specification

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1968
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    LHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blu Sera
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 4th December 2008

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 other road-g