My Car Quest

February 22, 2024

A Lamborghini Miura Frame Of Mind – One Of The Prototypes

by Mike –

After writing about the Car of the Day, a beautiful fully restored 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 that is up for auction by Bonhams, I started looking through my photo files and found this really special unrestored 1966 Lamborghini Miura P400 that was at Amelia Island this year.

Lamborghini Miura P400

This Miura is the second Miura prototype built, VIN 0706, and was displayed at the 1966 Paris Salon art exhibit. It was then bought new by J.W. Marriott and has been in the Marriott family ever since.

Lamborghini Miura P400

The owner claims this is the oldest Miura in existence. It is in spectacular condition and has a terrific color combination that I have never seen before.

Lamborghini Miura P400

Lamborghini Miura P400

Lamborghini Miura P400

Lamborghini Miura P400


  1. Grifo4me says

    Ahh the car designed by Giugiaro

  2. georgeg20 says

    Mike, reading your article I just had a thought: How wonderful it was in the past when one could travel to a European car show and purchase something right off the show stand, import it into US and register it without any hassles. What truly wonderful times those were…

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