LAMBORGHINI MIURA ROADSTER GOES ON SALE
One-off open-top Miura for sale in Switzerland
Under new ownership the car’s bodywork was reworked with lead and zinc components and used as a futuristic concept to showcase the materials. It even made an appearance on the BBC’s Tomorrow’s World program.
After spending some years in a Brooklyn museum the roadster reached its present owner in the US via the UK, Japan and France. $330,000 has been spent restoring it to its original state and subsequently it took second in class at the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Despite some private convertions of hard-top Miuras the 1968 model is a complete one-off with no roof or windows. The price is not being made public but it is worth remembering that Ferrari built no fewer than 106 California Spyders, and these change hands for over $2million...