Lamborghini Miura (1966-1972)
The LAMBORGHINI MIURA is a rear-engined two-seater sports car with bodywork by BERTONE
1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV
1971 (UK) Press Release:
“Lamborghini Miura P 400 SV
Powerful as the fighting bull from which it takes its name, the LAMBORGHINI MIURA is a rear-engined two-seater sports car with bodywork by BERTONE. With a V12 3,929cc engine developing 385 bhp at 7,850 rpm, the MIURA has a maximum speed in excess of 170 mph.
The P 400 SV has several improvements on the previous Miura, including a newly-designed gearbox.
The all-steel body is of monocoque construction with independent suspension on all four wheels consisting of double transverse wishbones and coil springs with telescopic dampers and anti-roll bars fore and aft. Ventilated disc brakes by Girling have separate circuits for front and rear.
The luxurious cockpit has electrically-operated tinted windows and laminated windscreen. Air conditioning can be fitted at the factory as an optional extra.
Dimensions: Wheelbase 98.5 ins., track 55.5 ins., length 168.8 ins., width 70 ins., height 43.3 ins., dry weight 2,739 lbs.
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