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European Car also would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to car owner Joe Sackey for making this gorgeous Miura available to our crew. While many owners of important cars rarely let them see the light of day, Joe bravely drove his Miura over miles of unpaved roads in order to appease photographer Les Bidrawn.





Miura SV Specifications

Engine: V12 (60) inboard transverse rear engine in unit with differential and gearbox; seven main bearing crankshaft; light alloy block and cylinder heads; four overhead cams
Capacity: 3929cc (240 cu in.)
Bore x stroke: 82 x 62mm (3.22x2.40 in.)
Compression ratio: 10.7:1
Transmission: Lamborghini five-speed all-synchromesh gearbox
Fuel system: Four triple-body Weber carbs
Ignition: Two-coil system
Cooling: Forward-mounted radiator with
dual thermostatically controlled fans
Max power: 385 bhp @ 7700 rpm
Max torque: 292 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Chassis: All-steel bodywork of monocoque construction
Suspension: Independent front and rear, double transverse wishbones with coil springs, telescopic Koni dampers and front and rear anti-roll bars
Brakes: Girling ventilated discs
Wheel: 7x15-in. magnesium
Tires: GR/70VR-15
Wheelbase: 2504mm (98.5 in.)
Track front and rear: 1412mm (55.6 in.)
Length: 4390mm (172.8 in.)
Width: 1780 mm (70 in.)
Height: 1100 mm (43.3 in.)
Curb weight: 1,245kg (2,744 lb)
Performance (Road and Track, April 1970)
Top speed: 168 mph
0 to 60 mph: 5.5 sec.0 to 100 mph: 12.3 sec.
Standing 1/4 mile: 13.9 sec.
Fuel consumption: 13.9 mpg

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