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The Lamborghini Miura Bible

The Lamborghini Miura is one of the world’s most beautiful supercars. If, like me, you are unlikely to ever own one you can now make do with a 272 page hardback book The Lamborghini Miura Bible by Joe Sackey.

The first print run was published in November 2008, but it sold out in just a few months. The newly reprinted edition means the results of Sackey’s 20 years of research and 450 photos of the gorgeous Miura can now be yours!

More details after the jump.

The Lamborghini Miura Bible


The much-acclaimed Lamborghini Miura Bible by Joe Sackey was first published by Veloce in November 2008. However the entire first print run was sold out in less than four months, leaving a lot of people disappointed. Now reprinted, the book is widely available again.

Named after a Spanish ranch famed for its ferocious bulls, the Lamborghini Miura’s flamboyance and engineering wowed the public when the car was unveiled in the mid-sixties. Yet despite its devoted following, there has been no authoritative publication on the car for over a quarter of a century … until now.

This definitive volume is the result of 20 years of diligent research, and Joe is deservedly now credited as being the world’s leading authority on the Miura. He makes the case that the Miura is nothing short of “The most beautiful sports car of the postwar era.” Having himself owned, maintained and restored five Miuras, he knows what he’s talking about.

This unique book features everything the enthusiast would want, from a specially commissioned studio shoot capturing the historic homologation prototype USA Miura SV, to production statistics, specification information, paint charts, and much more. With over 400 photographs and illustrations, this is the definitive guide to an iconic supercar.

The Lamborghini Miura Bible
By Joe Sackey
Available now UK & USA
ISBN 978-1-84584-196-6
UPC 636847041960
£60.00 UK / $120.00 USA

  • A complete factory chassis register of all Miuras
  • Includes period factory images covering original production
  • Exclusive interviews with the car’s designers granted specially for this book
  • Specially commissioned studio photography
  • Access to information from a world-renowned restoration facility that specializes in Miuras
  • The author has owned, maintained and restored five Miuras
  • Features current interviews with former factory employees involved in the production of the Miura
  • Unique contributions from Miura owners, exclusive to this book
  • The result of twenty years dedicated research by the author, considered by his peers a worldwide authority on the model

The FIRST book on the Lamborghini Miura to be published in the past twenty six years – and enthusiasts agree it is long overdue. Written by a world-renowned authority on the subject, featuring, among other things, a never-before-published factory chassis production register, technical illustrations, studio-supplied images and exclusive interviews with the designers of the car: this is essential reading for any Lamborghini fan.

Joe has been a Lamborghini and Ferrari owner and enthusiast for over twenty years, and regularly writes at club and magazine level. He organised the first-ever Miura Reunion in California in 2000, and also facilitated the sale of the first million dollar Lamborghini, the Miura Roadster, in 2006. As an archivist and historian, Joe has become closely involved with the International Lamborghini Registry, and often shares his considerable experience with others looking to locate and restore that special car. Joe lives in California with his wife, Margaret, their three children, and a few old classics.

Hardback. 272 pages. 250 tall x 250mm (97⁄8in tall x 97⁄8in). 450 mainly colour pictures.

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The Lamborghini Miura Bible

The Lamborghini Miura Bible
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