Stealing a page from Conan O’Brien’s playbook, automakers used the 2010 Detroit Auto Show to showcase futuristic concept cars—cars inspired by *sung in a high falsetto voice* the year two-thousand…the year two-thousand.
Now, every self-respecting car show has its fair share of concept cars on display. However, the Detroit Auto Show tends to be the forum where manufacturers bring out the big guns. Here’s a quick run down of the crème de la concept crème: Continue reading
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Found pics of this car while stumbling around the internet. It is a remake of their original, which had its production run from 1966 to 1972. The original was a mid-engined, rear wheel drive 4 Liter V-12 powered monster. Although the V-12 engines of that era were not as potent as they are in this day and age, it still output 345 horsepower, and in a 2100 pound vehicle this thing moved pretty well.
Fast forward to 2006 and you’ll see that Lamborghini has not really tried to improve upon the legendary shape of the original Miura, but they have modernized it quite nicely. In 2006, Lambo had only hinted that they might put it into production, but there’s a chance that we’ll see it in 2009. Gander at the pics below; which do you like more, the original or the new concept?