With two homeowners and underneath 62,000km, this 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 by Touring is a tremendous showcase of basic sports activities automotive heritage due to its meticulous upkeep and servicing. Movie star Jay Leno, an enormous Lamborghini fanatic owns such a mannequin and he’s one of many greatest basic automotive geeks round. Leno’s personal 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 has over 200,000 miles on it and it’s nonetheless working completely.
In its day, the 400 GT was Ferruccio Lamborghini’s dream of the proper automotive come to life. It’s true that Lamborghini wished to outdo Ferrari however he wished to do it in a approach that introduced the last word race automotive in a extra refined, Italian approach. In 1967, the Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 was an on a regular basis automotive – it was constructed to be pushed and never only a present “bull”.
With most basic tremendous automobiles, typically what’s up for public sale is in such good situation that the brand new proprietor is hesitant to drive them however this 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 by Touring is able to be pushed. It remained within the arms of its first proprietor for near 50 years when he bought it model new straight from Lamborghini’s Sant’Agata Bolognese manufacturing facility the place Ferruccio handed over the keys himself.
The unique Azzurro Mettallizzato over a Nero inside with after completion chassis no, 01285 exists right now simply because it did in 1967 it was taken over within the Netherlands by her new proprietor. Over the subsequent 4 years, the Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 was pushed commonly, accumulating near 50,000 km. When the basic tremendous automotive returned to Sant’Agata Bolognese for servicing, the proprietor’s son adopted to work as an intern with Lamborghini with the intention to study concerning the Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2’s mechanical nuances. This allowed the daddy and son pair to make private upkeep throughout minor servicing potential. When the proprietor retired, he used it sometimes, largely holding the automotive in storage however drove it occasionally to maintain it in working situation earlier than lastly parting with the automotive in 2017, the place the brand new proprietor saved it preserved as a basic showpiece.
On sale by RM Sothebys on 25 Might 2019, this 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 by Touring is up for public sale. Your likelihood to personal one of many few remaining authentic examples of its breed.