Lamborghini 350 GT
You may have heard the story of Ferruccio Lamborghini. It's a humble story about how a tractor farmer took on the mighty Ferrari empire. So if you have a chance, look it up. What you probably don't know is how that dream begain. A dream to make a driver car, a car for the streets, one not hampered by the vision of track dominance that consumed Enzo's existence. Ferruccio wanted nothing to do with racing in his car. He wanted something that was fast, sexy, sleek and made for the street only. In fact, when his team dreamed up the first ever dubbed supercar the Miura Ferruccio made them design it after hours. No, he had a bigger dream, what he considered the better dream.
He unveiled the 350 GT at the 1964 Geneva Motor Show and it immediately got attention. A front mounted V12 had a unique feel and presence all its own and members were ready to get on board with it.
In all 135 of these cars were built and although Ferruccio went on to design other similar 2+2 seater cars and make this design the brand's future, the Miura did everything it couldn't and finally gave way to the Countach and the rest as they say is history. Although the 350 GT was relegated to history, and to many maybe even just a footnote, it was the car that empowered Lamborghini to make the cars it does today and it's a very rare opportunity to see one in person. Dare I say, an honor.
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