Today is a historic day for fans of the film the italian job lamborghini just announced it has found and completely restored the original lamborghini miura p400 used in the film s opening scene. Lamborghini confirmed in may 2019 that the italian job miura had chassis number 3586.
The italian job starts with an incredibly evocative and iconic opening scene.
Italian job lamborghini. Job rotations assessment centers and coaching activities are a consistent part of our development programs. Lamborghini employee enzo moruzzi delivered the miura to the set. The italian job was and always will be a mini adventure but for many the opening sequence had the most impact not least because so few people had even seen a lamborghini 50 years ago.
The italian job begins on the great st bernard pass high up in the italian alps as a lone figure in an orange lamborghini miura p400 negotiates the hairpin bends to the dreamy strains of on days like these sung by matt monro. If you haven t seen it the camera tilts down to reveal lovely alpine scenery r. Factory original 1968 lamborghini miura p400 chassis number 3586 finished in arancio miura miura orange with a fully original pelle bianco leather interi.
19 according to the director s commentary on the dvd despite the publicity the film would give to the mini the car s maker bmc only provided a token fleet of minis and the production company had to buy the rest at trade price. I knew this was a very english production. This car must have looked more flying saucer than mere road car in the 60s.
Mr tyrrell learned that the thrilling sequence that opens the italian job was shot using two cars both supplied by lamborghini but one of them was already smashed up. It s easy to see why the filmmakers chose a miura rather than the silver iso grifo in troy kennedy martin s original screenplay. Performance evaluation at automobili lamborghini performance is the result of the targets achieved and the behaviors adopted.