Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
7/30/19 10:20 a.m.
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Offered without reserve, this two-owner Miura last changed hands back in 1974. Could this be the last unrestored example with most of its original mechanicals untouched?

How much money do you think it will fetch?

Find on on October 24th at RM Sotheby's London auction.

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
7/30/19 2:41 p.m.

That will sell well. 

Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard Director of Marketing & Digital Assets
7/30/19 3:20 p.m.

Just watch out for bulldozers!

spacecadet
spacecadet Dork
7/30/19 3:40 p.m.

What did the last one sell for? This has to be a $1million+ car no? 

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
7/30/19 3:49 p.m.

In reply to spacecadet :

Oh, absolutely. I'm calling it at $2,000,000 USD. 

Woody
Woody MegaDork
7/30/19 4:35 p.m.

I'm in for $1800.

spacecadet
spacecadet Dork
7/30/19 5:09 p.m.

In reply to Jordan Rimpela :

Makes sense... The pound is weak so I'll bet 1.5 million after reading the material a bit more. 

ShawnG
ShawnG PowerDork
7/30/19 9:10 p.m.

They are currently in the 1 million plus area.

Being the featured car at pebble beach in 2016 helped them a lot as well.

Absolutely gorgeous cars.

GLK
GLK New Reader
7/30/19 10:36 p.m.

The Miura P400 S is my favorite car of all time. I know the SV is better but, what can I say? I love the eyelashes! Love the back story, love the looks, the avant-garde (for its time) engine configuration, the sound, the way it looks with the front and rear, and doors opened up. That car has hit all my hot buttons since I saw a Miura on the cover of Road & Track in 1971. Jumped out of my seat when it appeared in the opening scene of The Italian Job. I still have the magazine and the movie, and Joe Sackey’s coffee table book, The Miura Bible. Only a Miura can make a yellow car with a blue interior be the coolest thing ever. I may never own one or a Frank Lloyd Wright house either. But I’m glad they exist nonetheless. They are in my estimation the stuff dreams are made of.

GLK
GLK New Reader
7/30/19 10:59 p.m.

In reply to Tom Suddard :

You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!

pres589 (djronnebaum)
pres589 (djronnebaum) PowerDork
7/30/19 11:06 p.m.

That color is perfect.

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
7/31/19 8:06 a.m.

In reply to pres589 (djronnebaum) :

Absolutely. I want to frame these pictures and put them up in my office. Something about the yellow with blue that's deeply striking.

ShawnG
ShawnG PowerDork
7/31/19 10:43 a.m.

RM generally has amazing photography. Their auction catalogs are better quality than most coffee table books.

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
7/31/19 10:48 a.m.
ShawnG said:

RM generally has amazing photography. Their auction catalogs are better quality than most coffee table books.

I know what I'm collecting at Monterey this year...

GLK
GLK New Reader
7/31/19 9:27 p.m.

In reply to ShawnG :

Have you ever seen the Miura in Verde Chartreuse w/Electric Blue interior? It’s absolutely stunning in its eccentricity.

ShawnG
ShawnG PowerDork
7/31/19 11:04 p.m.

In reply to GLK :

I could have...

The Miura was one of the featured cars when I was at Pebble Beach in 2016. Unfortunately, everything I remember about that week sort of runs together and only a few cars really stand out in my mind because there was so much stuff going on.

I was there for work so most of my focus was taken up with researching and evaluating a few cars we were sent to purchase.

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