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1967 LHD Miura P400
Chassis Number 0979 is this
Rosso miura acril.
Nero Leather interior,
currently believed to be residing in Michigan, USA.
It is fitted with engine number 951.
The vehicle appears in the following publications: August 1967 Car & Driver.
It has the following modifications from the standard european model on offer at the time of manufacture: now Black.
Other Information: Production Number 5 Build Date: 24. 3.67 Dealer KAPLAN. Assumed as first real production car. 24/3/67- Imported to USA by Jake Kaplan. 4/67- Shown at 1967 NY Auto Show. 8/67- Featured in Car and Driver magazine. 9/67- Car with Gordon Tatum dba Lamborghini Cars, Internal Combustion Engines, Inc., Kensington, Maryland. 30/11/67- Sold to Norman Silver by ICE, Inc. The bill of sale states: Chassis 0979 and Engine 0951, orange Bertone Coupe with black leather. 23/2/73- Silver traded the Miura to University Motorcars of Auburn, Alabama even for a Ferrari 275 GTB/4 serial no. 10321. The value of the trade was $9500. 4/80- Detroit based GM designer, Mike Crosby bought car from Bob Grossman. 0979 was now painted black and not fresh so sometime between 1973 and 1980 a previous owner changed the color. The air cleaner covers and overflow tank were now chrome plated and the rear tires were oversize. 9/81- Crosby sold it to the late Clarence Catallo in the Detroit area. 2/83- Mike Nowicki bought car from Catallo. 1/89- Catallo bought car back from Nowicki. 90s- Catallo consigned car to Terry Myr who sold it to current owner who lives in Glendora, California. 8/00- Same person still owns 0979 and it is still painted black. It was shown at the Miura reunion at Concorso Italiano. 8/02- Still with same owner. 1990- Owned by Mike Nowicki in Michigan, USA. 1999- Owned by enthusiast in California. 2002- Shown at Concorso Italiano, same owner of 5 years..
Information on this car was sourced from Paul Clemence.
The data on this specific vehicle was last updated 3-Dec-2001.
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