Classic wheels Lamborghini
With this remanufacturing service we are able to create new parts of the design, replicates the original, or changes to existing pieces and solve the problem of those who have vintage cars, most of which are not tracking down replacement parts.
We have rims for the classic Lamborghini’s:
Lamborghini Miura SV
Lamborghini Countach LP400
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The Lamborghini Miura is a sports car that was produced by Italian automaker Lamborghini between 1966 and 1973. The car is widely considered to have instigated the trend of high performance, two-seater, mid-engined sports cars. When released, it was the fastest production road car available.
The Miura was originally conceived by Lamborghini’s engineering team, who designed the car in their spare time against the wishes of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. He preferred powerful yet sedate grand touring cars, rather than the racecar-derived machines produced by local rival Ferrari.
The Miura’s rolling chassis was presented at the 1965 Turin auto show, and the prototype P400 debuted at the 1966 Geneva show, to stellar receptions from showgoers and motoring press alike. Both were impressed by Marcello Gandini’s sleek styling and the car’s revolutionary mid-engine design.
As Lamborghini’s flagship car, the Miura received periodic updates and remained in production until 1973, and was not replaced in the automaker’s lineup until the Countach entered production in 1974, amid tumultuous financial times for the company.
Lamborghini Countach LP400
The Countach entered production as the LP400 with a 3929 cc engine delivering 375 metric horsepower (276 kW; 370 hp). The first production Countach was delivered to an Australian in 1974. Externally, little had altered from the final form of the prototype except at the rear, where conventional lights replaced the futuristic light clusters of the prototype. The styling had become rather more aggressive than Gandini’s original conception, with the required large air scoops and vents to keep the car from overheating, but the overall shape was still very sleek. The original LP400 rode on the quite narrow tires of the time, but their narrowness and the slick styling meant that this version had the lowest drag coefficient of any Countach model. The emblems at the rear simply read “Lamborghini” and “Countach”, with no engine displacement or valve arrangement markings as is found on later cars. By the end of 1977, the company had produced 158 Countach LP400s.
In recent years the original LP400 has become collectable, and in an auction in June 2014, a 1975 model sold for £953,500 at Bonhams’ Goodwood Festival of Speed auction.
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