Lamborghini Espada S1 1968 – SPRZEDANE

Lamborghini Espada została zaprezentowana na targach w Genewie w 1968 roku i odniosła natychmiastowy sukces. Fascynujące połączenie nadwozia Bertone, 3,9-litrowego silnika V12 i świetnego komfortu dla czteroosobowej rodziny pomogło stworzyć hit, którego sprzedaż przekroczył dopiero model Countach w latach 80-tych. Ten egzemplarz jednak jest wyjątkowy. Oto 1 z 37 egzemplarzy zbudowanych w 1968 roku. Przedstawiciel pierwszej serii, wyróżniający się pionowymi listwami na tylnej szybie, uchylnymi bocznymi szybkami i wnętrzem z zegarami w kształcie ośmiokątów. Początkowo stworzone na rynek włoski, zostało wyeksportowane do USA, by w 2014 roku wrócić do Europy. Wyremontowane przez najlepszych włoskich specjalistów (Top Motors Di Salvioli, Carrozzeria Biondy & Parini oraz Auto Interni), stanowiło w latach 2018-19 część ekspozycji w Museo Lamborghini w Sant’Agata. Od czasu remontu przejechało jedynie około 200 kilometrów i stanowi obecnie część niemieckiej kolekcji. Licytowane na aukcji w Paryżu, sprzedane zostało za 173 tysiące euro (ok. 778 tysiące złotych).


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Link: https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/pa21/paris/lots/r0026-1968-lamborghini-espada-series-i-by-bertone/1019054

1968 Lamborghini Espada Series I by Bertone
€180,000 – €220,000
Sold For €173,000

RM | Sotheby’s – PARIS 13 FEBRUARY 2021
Chassis No. 7051
Engine No. 2445
Body No. 75021

Documents: Cancelled German Fahrzeugbrief

Beautifully restored by marque specialists, less than 200 km driven since
Italian delivery example
Early, Series I example. The 21st of just 37 examples built in 1968

Lamborghini Polo Storico Certified, accompanied by its black certification box and documents
Please note that this lot will need to be collected from Karlskron, Germany
Please note this car is titled as 1971.

The Lamborghini Espada was launched at the Geneva Motorshow in 1968 and was an instant success; an enthralling combination of a Gandini styled body built by Bertone, a Bizzarrini-designed 3.9-litre V-12 engine and almost unparalleled level of comfort for a family of four. Its unique appeal made it an icon of its era and it became the longest and best-selling Lamborghinis until the expansion of the Countach range in the 1980s.

This particular car was one of the 37 examples that were built 1968 and is therefore a desirable early Series 1 example, identifiable by its unique opening quarter windows, vertical slatted grill over the rear upright glass panel and exceptional instrument binnacle, which was a nod to Bertone’s love of octagonal design. It was originally delivered to its first owner in November 1968 in Piacenza in Italy but was acquired by its current owner in 2014 from a dealership in Texas, and brought back to Europe to be restored. The restoration took three years and the work was carried out by some of the most recognisable marque specialists in Europe: Top Motors of Nonatola, who removed and rebuilt the engine, transmission, brakes, suspension and running gear; Biondy e Parini who spent 450 hours on the bodywork and stunning blue notte paintwork and Auto Interni who completely retrimmed the cabin in cherry red leather with navy carpets. Detailed photographs and invoices account for all the work that was carried out and it is clear to even the most discerning eye that every element was done to an excellent standard. It has since been awarded certification by Lamborghini Polo Storico (and includes the accompanying black wooden box) and displayed in the official Lamborghini Museum at Sant’Agata from 2018 to 2019.

The car has covered less than 200 km since the work was completed and it presents in absolutely immaculate condition. Likely to be one of the finest of its type, this Espada would sit well in any Lamborghini collection or alternatively be a wonderful way to cover long distances in Europe for years to come.