Lamborghini Polo Storico exhibits the Miura “Millechiodi” at THE ICE 2023

Few days in the past the 2nd version of THE ICE passed off on the frozen lake of St.Moritz, Switzerland. This motoring occasion and Worldwide Concours d’Class had an unimaginable lineup of traditional and racing vehicles.

Automobili Lamborghini’s heritage division “Polo Storico” began the corporate’s sixtieth anniversary celebration right here on the lake with the one-off Miura P400 S “Millechiodi”.

“The ICE was an amazing alternative for Polo Storico,” remarked Alessandro Farmeschi, Lamborghini’s World After Gross sales Director, “as a result of it brings collectively main worldwide collectors and their extraordinary classic vehicles in a panoramic location. As Polo Storico, we’re devoted to preserving the historical past of our firm and our vehicles by performing main restorations, in addition to finding out and formally certifying our vehicles of the previous and serving to our clients to completely benefit from the traditional Lamborghinis they personal.”

A spotlight of the concours d’magnificence was the Miura P400 S “Millechiodi”, a automobile significantly cherished by Lamborghini Polo Storico due to its particular historical past and since it bears the increasingly-coveted Certification of Historic Authentication: a recognition issued by Polo Storico for autos modified throughout their interval of use with ascertained historical past and historic significance.

This instance, a 1969 Miura P400 S, chassis quantity 4302, left Sant’Agata Bolognese in November 1969, painted Blu Notte (darkish blue). Following a collection of Italian homeowners, in 1975 it grew to become the property of Giovanni Sotgiu and Walter Ronchi, two essential names in Lamborghini historical past as a result of, along with their work on the “Lamborcar” dealership in Milan, they had been the primary homeowners of Bob Wallace’s Miura Jota. Exactly within the spirit of recreating the Jota, the 2 remodel the 400 S, broken in an accident, into one thing rather more racer-like. After an enormous funding their Miura, now painted in Verde Scuro (darkish inexperienced), is prepared. It used so many rivets to affix the physique panels that the title Millechiodi (a thousand nails), got here naturally. The automobile was restored in 2018 and authorized by Lamborghini Polo Storico in 2020.

The rear part of the automobile reminds to the modern Porsche 917, whereas double rear taillights, fairly much like these utilized in that interval in Italy, had been mounted as a substitute of Miura manufacturing unit lights. However, the exhaust pipes and the rear finish had been much like the official constructed Jotas. The actual type of the rear wheelarches eases the automobile to be acknowledged without delay from a lateral view, even when the automobile has already a well-defined kind at his again. On the entrance we have now Carello headlights with plexiglass cowl and a full-width spoiler: at this time the short refueling tank cap, mounted on the manufacturing unit “Jotas” is lacking. The entire inside has bought SV styled upholstery and gear.

A exceptional fuse and relais field is mounted in entrance of the passengers’ seat. So far as the repainting is anxious, the 2 former homeowners determined to make use of “British racing inexperienced” colour hue. Particular technical traits of the engine usually are not recognized: we discover lengthy aspiration trumpets (with out air filter packing containers) and a free circulate exhaust system. The engine has an 4.100 cc displacement, particular camshafts and valves. The engine no. 2511, now mounted on the Millechiodi, was initially mounted on a Miura P 400 delivered to the identical “Lamborauto” dealership. These days we don’t have additional details about the primary gear engine (having n. 30437), changed at an unknown time. “Millechiodi” (“Thousandnails”) refers back to the many rivets that has been used on the automobile. This title, along with the automobile itself represents the id.

THE ICE is now a two days occasion, beginning with a static show on Friday and Saturday is reserved for driving the dear vehicles on the snow-covered oval the place in the course of the earlier 3 weekends the legendary White Turf horse races passed off. Take pleasure in a number of images from the parc fermé and in movement.

The Millechiodi sooner or later had an encounter with a futuristic automobile designed additionally in Italy throughout the identical time – a Lancia Strato’s HF Zero.

Lamborghini Polo Storico had a hospitality tent on the lake showcasing two different Miuras and a Countach below the Engadine sky.

Extra to return from THE ICE, be careful for the occasion protection from our man on the lake David Kaiser, the occasion homepage is THE ICE.