In a world where exotic Italian cars are frequently competition-bred, Lamborghini and company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini were the exception
The four-seat coupe body was designed by Bertone’s Marcello Gandini and featured a large windshield and long, curved rear-quarter windows. The Espada was carefully refined throughout production, with revisions primarily including vented brakes, increased power output, steering wheel, dash and grille design. US-delivery Espadas included standard leather upholstery, a heated rear window, power window lifts and tinted glass.
This car was auctioned off by RM Auctions in January of 2010 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona, in January of 2011 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona and in August of 2011 at the Portola Hotel & Spa and Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California.
350 bhp (DIN), 3,929 cc DOHC V-12 engine, six Weber twin-choke carburetors, five-speed manual gearbox, independent coil spring front and rear suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 104.3"
Source: RM Auctions
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