In the year 1971 Lamborghini went to the Geneva motor show with an important novelty, the Lamborghini Miura SV. This Miura with the initials Super Veloce was introduced as a pre-production model in Geneva, with the intention of placing themselves above the Miura S model as more prestacional of the range. THE Miura SV debuted at the stand of Bertone, while the newly introduced Countach grabbed the attention on the stand of Lamborghini.
The unit shown in Geneva, the first of all the Lamborghini Miura SV with chassis number 4846, has been restored by the division of classics PoloStorico of Lamborghini respecting to the maximum the originality of the model and to develop this painstaking work for more than a year. For this first project finished by PoloStorico has carried out extensive research in order to respect all the characteristic elements of this first unit, that differed in some aspects of the Lamborghini Miura SV that were marketed later.
This first unit of the Lamborghini Miura SV has been updated respecting its Green color Metallizata and the brown leather of the interior. A team of restorers specialists have worked on the bodywork, the chassis, the interior and the mechanics to leave this Lamborghini Miura SV was exactly the same as when it was shown in the appointment helvetica. The restorers have relied on all the information and photography of the time to return this unique piece to its original state.
The restoration of this iconic model coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini Miura and this unit participates in the contest of elegance of Amelia Island which is held annually in Florida. It belongs to the private collection of a customer of the brand. Lamborghini PoloStorico began his journey in the spring of 2015, with the intention of offering a service restoration, parts supply and certification for the Lamborghini classics. This Miura SV is the culmination of a project and shows what this department is capable of doing.
Source – Lamborghini
article The first Lamborghini Miura SV has been restored and made her debut at Amelia Island has been originally published in Current Motor.