From March 15 to 20, the Lamborghini Polo Storico will be present at the Rétromobile classic car show in Paris. This is the opening event of 2022 that Lamborghini participated in to celebrate a year of gratitude for the legendary 12-cylinder engine with many years of history. This year will be a special year for the brand when in 2023, Hybrid models will gradually “invade” and replace versions equipped with traditional engines.

In this event, Lamborghini Polo Storico brought two car models including the Countach LP 500 (Completely renewed version) and the body of a Miura P400 SV that is currently in the process of being restored and recreated by Lamborghini. . The brand displays this bare car frame on a display platform, from here it can help viewers partly see the quality as well as the dedication and detail that the workers from Lamborghini have worked hard to create. Get the most perfectly restored car models.

Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, said at the event: “The V12 engine is at the heart of the brand’s history, from the Miura and Countach to the Aventador Ultimae. At the Rétromobile event, we are paying tribute to our precious heritage and to the skilled technicians who have contributed to the brand in the past and present.”

The CEO also added: “From next year, Lamborghini will enter an electrified future. The Aventador’s successor will be launched with Hybrid technology in the first phase of our Direzione Cor Tauri plan, which charts the path to electrification by 2030. The plan sets out to reduce its environmental impact. schools by implementing inclusive and socially responsible approaches.”

The original Lamborghini Countach LP 500 concept was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1971 and soon won the hearts of exhibitors and car enthusiasts around the world. This Concept model was born to express the goal of creating an iconic car that can replace the Lamborghini Miura with a unique design and modern technology. After three years of development, the LP 500 was destroyed in a crash test carried out in March 1974. Since that time, the car has completely disappeared.

This Countach LP 500 was a passionate manufacturing project carried out by the Polo Storico team within 25,000 hours. The car is owned by a collector who has a great love for the Lamborghini brand. The restoration project also received advice from Lamborghini Centro Stile in recreating the car body as well as checking body quality. Because the original prototype of the car was destroyed, the brand had only one way to meet customer requests, which was to build a car model based on old documents as well as the memories of people. participated in manufacturing prototypes in 1971.

Next to the special Countach LP 500 is the body of a Miura P400 SV owned by a collector. He himself asked Lamborghini Polo Storico to restore this car for preservation and display purposes. At the request of the passionate owner, this Miura P400 SV will be repainted in the original “Arancio Miura” orange color. Currently, the restoration process of this car is still underway and the brand will also restore and replace details even of parts such as the interior, machinery and many other mechanical components.

Established in 2015, Lamborghini Polo Storico is known as a department specializing in restoring, preserving and maintaining the historical identity of Lamborghinis. This unit’s main task is to certify and restore all Lamborghini cars produced since 2001 and earlier. To achieve this goal, Polo Storico oversees the preservation and collection of new sources for the company’s archive, from being able to bring out the best in all classic Lamborghinis, helping the cars This vehicle can continue to roll for many years to come without encountering problems or impacts due to time.

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