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Iconic Lambo Miura finds new home

2008-12-24 11:04

The show chassis for the world's first ever transverse-mounted mid-engined V12 supercar has been unearthed - after 30 years in storage.

This Lamborghini Miura show chassis, designed by Gian Paolo Dallara, made its only appearance at the 1965 Turin Salon.

After being bought by Cypriot Marios Kritikos in April 1978, thirty years later, the chassis has been sold off to US Miura specialists Joe Sackey and Gary Bobileff who have promised to restore the car to its show glory.

Regarded as the first mid-engined supercar, its re-emergence has been hailed as the most important Lamborghini discovery to date.

The original invoice for the chassis remains along with pictures of the chassis being built and pictures showing the car on display at the 1965 Turin show.

The refurbished car is expected to make its first public appearance since 1965 in the US in mid-2009.


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