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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Few movies have better opening scenes than “The Italian Job.” And now the Miura that made that scene so spectacular (and then heartbreaking) has finally been given the restoration it richly deserves. The car in question is an Arancia Orange example, chassis #3586. Fortunately for everyone...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    A 1971  Lamborghini  Miura P400 S formerly owned by British singer-songwriter Rod Stewart will be sold at RM Sotheby’s London auction in September. This Miura S is one of two Miuras that Stewart owned – the second, a UK-spec 1971 Miura SV was sold a few years back. The vehicle will be sold...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Lamborghini Miura is one of the most beautiful designs ever committed to steel, but its beauty and rarity mean that once you’ve seen one, you’ve pretty much seen them all. Well, not quite all. The Miura SVR started life as Miura body number 383. Born a Miura S, it was delivered to a dealer...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    You know, it must be difficult to be the curator at the Lamborghini Museum at the company’s Sant’Agata Bolognese headquarters. The term “embarrassment of riches” springs immediately to mind, but how do you pick when everything available is either wild to look at or beautiful beyond description...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Here’s a question: When’s the last time you saw a Countach do a power slide? Same for the Miura, the Bugatti EB110, or even the Veyron. Even though these supposed to be crazy-fast supercars for the super-rich who care not a poop for pedestrian concerns such as money, the only time you ever see...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini’s equivalent of the microbus—a beloved classic whose image has inspired many concepts—is the Miura and now the brand's boss, Stefano Domenicali, is invoking the name again. Domenicali was once again discussing Lamborghini’s post-Urus future when he told Automotive News that he was...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    These days, few people will drive in the snow with anything less than an AWD SUV, but the Shah of  Iran was so enamored of his Lamborghini Miura that he had special tires made for it so he could drive it in the snow. That’s the inspiration for this gorgeous new film from Kidston, a classic car...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Imagine, if you will, that you were Italian, lived near a mountain, and were in possession of a Lamborghini Miura. Would you take any, even the flimsiest, excuse to drive it? This guy certainly did. And now it’s an excuse to watch gratuitous shots of a beautiful car in a beautiful place...
  9. The Lamborghini Lounge
    We’ve all dreamed of finding a rare or ridiculous car in a barn, but the truth is that even you find one, it takes a certain kind of person to do the right thing with it. It takes a person like Jeff, who found a ’69 Miura rotting away in a garage and decided not to restore it. Jeff found this...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The first Lamborghini Miuras rolled off the line in 1966 and to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the original supercar, Lamborghini decided to visit the car’s namesake farm. It’s no secret that Ferrucio Lamborghini, like Hemingway, was a fan of bull fighting and as such named his V12 beast...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    It’s a hard, hard road that we all travel, but it would be made a little easier if it was in the seat of a Lamborghini Miura. Now’s your chance to own not just any Lamborghini Miura, but Sir Rod Stewart’s Lamborghini. This Italian girl will be at auction in London at The Classic & Sports Car...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini celebrated their rich history this past week, by setting a very special record. The Italian automaker assembled 25 Miuras in Monterey to celebrate the car’s 50 th anniversary. “Passion for the Miura transcends all boundaries,” said Stefano Domenicali, CEO. “This year we have...
  13. The Lamborghini Lounge
    Lamborghini’s newly created historical arm will be gracing the nation's craziest state with its prettiest car. The original, preproduction 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV will be at the Amelia Island concours event in Florida this weekend. The car is the first ever restored by Lamborghini PoloStorico...
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