Classics This $1.5 Million Lamborghini Miura S Is an Actual Barn Find

10:20  07 october  2017
10:20  07 october  2017 Source:   MSN

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  Magical Thinking: Infiniti Teases Retro Barn-Find Concept <p>“What if we found a car, down at the southern tip of Japan, buried deep in a barn, hidden from all eyes for 70 years?”</p>We’ll find out next week at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance during the annual pilgrimage to Monterey. The lone photo of the Infiniti concept shows a section of what appears to be a silver racing car (odd, since Japan’s national racing color is white), perhaps intended to look like a monoposto GP design or perhaps some sort of early sports-racer.

Collectively, this particular car is a stellar representation of what made Lamborghini stand out from its rival in Maranello back in the day. Unique handcrafted materials on the inside show a bit of Italian quirk that you can't find anywhere else, and the unmatched styling that makes the Miura S so

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No matter what comes out of Santa'Agata in the next decade, the original Lamborghini Miura S will always be (subjectively) the best looking supercar ever. Often viewed as the granddaddy of them all, it purely served form over function in a way that's still desirable more than 40 years later. Lustful Bertone styling and a glorious soundtrack make it more of a mistress than a mode of transportation, and an all-original example of the Italian exotic has popped up on the market with an estimated going price of $1.5 million.

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The Lamborghini Miura is one of the most valuable, iconic, and well-preserved cars in history. They are owned by rock stars. “No way a one point whatever million car is in this barn .” But there it was, under an inch of dust.

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Born in 1969, this Miura S was just the second to pull off of the production line. It remains very much the same as the day it was assembled with everything in its original form. The seller claims that it has been literally sitting in a barn since 1971, and it reportedly still has a Rolling Stones tape in the Concord deck that must have been left by the owner when parked.

Dust and dirt cover the Miura's surface, but don't let that be confused with abuse. Much like that multi-million dollar Porsche 911 RSR that sold just a few months back, it's a sign of preservation that you can't get even from the most extensive restoration. It wears the original set of Pirelli CN12 tires as well, showing that this may be the most period-correct Miura S examples on the market.

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This Lamborghini Miura P400 S (#3802) is the second Miura S produced by Lamborghini and one of the rarest in the World. Sitting in original condition, this Miura S has been sitting untouched for decades in an actual barn . Yes, it’ s a true barn find .

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Even after 46 years of rest, the Lamborghini still starts and runs. That vouches for the car's turnkey readiness, and although it could use a bit of TLC, it's a complete package that won't require too much wrenching to get it into perfect mechanical condition.

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Collectively, this particular car is a stellar representation of what made Lamborghini stand out from its rival in Maranello back in the day. Unique handcrafted materials on the inside show a bit of Italian quirk that you can't find anywhere else, and the unmatched styling that makes the Miura S so recognizable is all the more beautiful in this unmolested example.

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