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The Lamborghini Miura bible

Author: Joe Sackey
Publisher: Dorchester : Veloce, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Balboni, Valentino - Test driver who was Bobby Wallace's understudy, taking over towards the end of Miura production -- Bertone, Nuccio - Famed coach-builder whose Carrozzeria Bertone partnered with Lamborghini to build the Miura -- Bizzarini, Giotto - Engineer who famously defected Ferrari in 1961 as part of 'the gang of five, ' hired by Ferruccio Lamborghini to develop the famed Lamborghini V12 engine -- Bobileff,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Sackey
ISBN: 9781845841966 1845841964
OCLC Number: 213449615
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 268 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Joe Sackey.

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A guide to the Lamborghini Miura. It features a specially commissioned studio shoot capturing the historic homologation prototype USA Miura SV, production statistics, specification information, paint  Read more...

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Octane, January 2009UK magazineAmazingly, given the enduring popularity of its subject, this is the first book solely about the Miura to appear in almost 30 years - the last being Coltrin and Read more...

 
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