Art on the Road: Italian Stallions from the 1950s-70s

May 11, 2016 294

Half a century ago, in 1966, Lamborghini introduced a low, sleek, mid-engine supercar called the Miura. Considered groundbreaking when it was introduced because of its transversely-mounted mid-engine layout, the vehicle inspired a slew of orders despite being shown only as a rolling chassis a year earlier at the Turin auto show.

Designed by Marcello Gandini at the famed coachbuilder Bertone, the two-seater redefined the concept of a sports car, and was at its debut the fastest production car in the world.

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