Pristine 1968 Lamborghini Miura Is A Car Collector’s Dream


An utterly spectacular 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 is currently up for sale in Victoria in Canada’s province of British Columbia.

This particular Miura is one of approximately 750 examples built between 1966 and 1973 and is chassis 3357. It rolled out of the factory on March 6, 1968 and sold new in Italy before being purchased by a collector in California and exported into the United States. In 2014, the Italian classic was acquired by Bobileff Motorcar Company before it was purchased by the current owner who commissioned a two-year restoration.

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The Bring A Trailer listing reveals the car was originally finished in white but repainted red by one of its former owners. Restoration works performed by Bobileff saw the car stripped down to its bare metal, with new aluminum welded in around the headlight openings, lower valence, and hood badge. Areas of the chassis were also repaired and strengthened while the exterior was repainted in the current shade of Verde Miura.

Inside, the car has been reupholstered in Bleu leather, which is the original color trim the car had according to handwritten Bertone records included with the sale of the Miura. The cabin also includes grey carpeting and a set of grey herringbone Coco mats. It also participated in the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance in 2018.

Power is provided by a 3.9-liter V12 engine that features an aluminum block and cylinder heads as well as four triple-choke Weber 40 IDL 3C carburetors. The original lubrication system has been modified with a split-sump system similar to what later Miuras used. The odometer shows 29,000 miles (46,670 km), but despite that, and with one day left until the auction ends at the time of writing, the highest bid stood at $875,000.

 

 

































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