Friday, August 26, 2011

Sales Results-Lamborghini For Sale At The Monterey Auctions

by Mike -

Sales results are in red text.

Lamborghini seems to have done very well this year.

Here are my favorite Lamborghinis for auction in Monterey later this month.

1967 Lamborghini 350 GT Coupe by Touring of Milan at RM Auctions.

$434,500 Sold

Estimate: $325,000-$375,000

280 bhp, 3,464 cc DOHC V-12 engine, six Weber twin-choke carburetors, five-speed manual gearbox, four-wheel independent suspension with unequal-length A-arms, coil springs and anti-roll bars, and four-wheel Girling hydraulic disc brakes.

RM says:

- Fresh two-year, concours-level restoration
- One of only 143 built from 1964 to 1967
- Single ownership for over 20 years

$55,000 Sold

Estimate: $30,000-$40,000 OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

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.

RM says:

- Italian supercar with DOHC V-12 and seating for four
- One of only 1,225 Espadas produced
- Marcello Gandini design

Not Sold at a high bid of $240,000

Estimate: $275,000-$325,000

320 hp, 3,929 cc double overhead camshaft V-12, with six 40 DCOE two-barrel Weber carburetors, five-speed gearbox, four-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel disc brakes.

RM says:

- One of only 247 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2s originally built
- Meticulously restored to show-quality standards
- A matching-numbers example
- Previous ownership of 41 years

1988 Lamborghini LM002 at Mecum Auctions.

$62,000 Sold

Mecum says:

- 1 of 240 built 
- 1 of 30 imported to US 
- Weighs 7,000 lbs 
- Countach 12 cylinder 450 HP racing engine 
- Six 2 barrel Weber carburetors 
- Goes 145 over rough terrain, two 32 gallon fuel tanks 
- Massive 345x60 VR17 tires for all terrain use 
- Other Lamborghini LM002 owners, Nicholas Cage, Lee Iacocca and Sylvester Stallone 
- This vehicle developed thru effort between Chrysler and Lamborghini

I have a soft spot for the 350 GT and 400 GT cars. I was surprised that there were not any Miuras in Monterey this year.

I have written about Lamborghini before hereherehere and here.

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