As the ultimate iteration of the car that unquestionably put Lamborghini on the map, ownership of a Miura SV should be a requisite for any true aficionado of Italian supercars.
To understand the importance and rarity of this particular Miura, offered through Sotheby’s, requires looking deeper into the car’s production figures. Only 150 Miura SVs were built, 20% of the entire production run. In 1971, the model’s first production year, only around 70 cars were built.
In addition to being one of only 11 single-sump Miura SVs delivered with Borletti air conditioning, the car retained a handful of even more unique features. At the factory, chassis no. 4920 was fitted with chrome bumpers, an external fuel filler cap, as well as custom slats in the front clamshell. According to Miura guru Joe Sackey, only two Miura SVs left the factory with chrome bumpers, the other car being chassis no. 5110.
Purchased by its current owners shortly after the completion of the restoration, the car has remained well kept and preserved in their collection of sports and racing cars, accumulating only a handful of miles in their ownership.
With a unique story and interesting place in the hierarchy of the Miura itself, chassis no. 4920 presents a myriad of interesting opportunities for its next owner as either a show-ready example or a perfectly presented weekend driver.
Lamborghini Muira 1971
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