1966 Lamborghini 400 GT

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Legend has it that Ferruccio Lamborghini began building cars because he felt insulted by Enzo Ferrari''s treatment of him as a customer. Whether true *or* not, Lamborghini was not one to do things by half, investing in a brand new factory and recruiting the best available engineers - amongst them Giotto Bizzarrini, designer of the Ferrari 250GTO, and Giampaolo Dallara.
The resultant 350GT, its Scaglione styling considerably refined by Touring of Milan, debuted at the 1964 Geneva Salon and was a huge success, beneath the alloy body lay a V12 engine boasting four camshafts, six Weber carburettors, a ZF five speed gearbox, the finest Girling disc brakes and racing style all round coil spring/double wishbone suspension. All factors - combined with 152mph performance, fine roadholding and an unrivalle