Collectible Car Feature: 1967 Lamborghini 400GT
by David Alexander, Ferrari | Maserati Brand Specialist
Early Lamborghini front engined GT cars are well thought of among collectors.This 400GT is among the rarest of the first production Lamborghinis as 1 of 23 made.The car has the early 350 GT two seat body (the first production Lamborghini) with the newer 4 liter engine and 50 more horsepower (rated at 320 hp).These cars were far more sophisticated than the contemporary production Ferraris.Early Lamborghinis had 4 cam motors, 6 weber carburetors and 4 wheel independent suspensions.The design of 400GT is very unusual and beautiful with a coach built body work from Touring of Milan. Contemporary road tests of the car were filled with praise for the car.In March of 1966 Car and Driver Wrote: “It is much less demanding to drive than a Ferrari, and, what is more, it seems to steer, stop, go and corner just about as well as our Ferrari test car (275 GTS), but it is so smooth and so quiet.”
This particular 400GT is best described is in very nice driver condition:It has never been restored, but rather, maintained and refurbished as required.The car is completely useable and easy to drive.The engine is excellent condition with excellent compression and good oil pressure.We have just completed a rebuild of the 6 side draft webers.We have also tuned the car and it runs extremely well.We also changed all the fluids and filters and completed a 4 wheel alignment.We have receipts for work on the car starting in 1997.We have a couple of reproduction owners’ manuals and they go with the car.
This 400GT is for sale at $199,895.Call your sales person for more details.