London Classic Car Show
Cheshire Classic Cars will be displaying the Lamborghini Miura used in the opening scenes of the Italian Job, and arguably the most famous Lamborghini in the world, for the first time publically. It is making a bid for Italian glory as teams of classic cars line up for a unique Six Nations contest to find the world’s leading car producing country.
Although apparently written off in an Alpine tunnel, the car in fact was undamaged and sold to a customer after filming… the actual wreck that was pushed down the mountainside in the movie by the mafia-controlled bulldozer was another Miura that had already been badly damaged in a crash.
The legendary Lamborghini will join Ferraris and Fiats, Lancias and Maseratis in the Italian squad as they take on teams from Great Britain, France, Germany, Japan and America. There will be 60 iconic cars in total and the winning team will be decided by visitors to the show.
As 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Miura and the centenary of the birth of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini, its appearance for the Italian squad is highly appropriate.