Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

Legend has it that Ferruccio Lamborghini began to build cars because he felt
insulted by Enzo Ferrari’s treatment of him as a customer. Whether *or* not that
is true, Lamborghini did not do things by halves: he invested in a brand new
factory and recruited the best available engineers, among them Giotto Bizzarrini
and Giampaolo Dallara. In early 1964 the first Lamborghini, the 350GT, was
shown and it was pitched directly against the Ferrari Superamerica and Maserati
Sebring.

Although Lamborghini resolutely refused to race his cars, they benefited from
Bizzarrini’s wealth of experience which included designing the Ferrari 250 GTO.
The V12 four cam engine he created for Lamborghini was a design he’d had
in mind for some time and was considered to be a jewel. Road testers raved
about the new car a