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Lamborghini 350 GT (1964) at the Technik Museum Sinsheim (Germany)

The Lamborghini 350 GT was a Grand Tourer manufactured by Lamborghini between 1964 and 1966. It was the first production vehicle produced by Lamborghini. The 350 GT was based on the earlier Lamborghini 350 GTV and was equipped with a 3.5 litre V12 engine and a 2-door coupé body by Carrozzeria Touring. The 350 GT debuted at the March 1964 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland and production began the following May. The success of this model ensured the company's survival, establishing it as a viable competitor with rival manufacturer Ferrari. Lamborghini produced one hundred-twenty 350 GTs before replacing it with the Lamborghini 400 GT in 1966.

The above Lamborghini 350 GT was built in 1964 with chassis number 0105 is the very first Lamborghini ever, finished in a Bianco Acrilico (Blue) exterior and a Rosso (Red) leather interior. Ferruccio Lamborghini personally sold it at the Geneva Motor Show on 31 March 1964. Its history is documented in all details in more than 200 letters and documents by Lamborghini. The car is in an absolute original condition without any restoration. Even the tyres are the original ones from 1964. The mileage is only 5000 km (about 3100 mi), which is a real sensation for a sports car of this age.

The Technik Museum Sinsheim (Sinsheim Museum of Technology) is a technology museum with a strong emphasis on motorized means of transport.
It has been located in the town of Sinsheim (south-east of Heidelberg) in the German state of Baden-Württemberg since its opening in 1981. The two supersonic airliners Concorde and Tupolev Tu-144, which are standing together, are the most striking attraction, but the museum has several collections. The collection includes: aircraft, classic vintage cars, racing- and classic motorcycles, racy sports cars, Formula One legends, extensive militaria, mechanical, rarities and fashions. The museum was founded by car enthusiasts, with the entrepreneur Eberhard Layher as initiator. In addition, the museum also features an IMAX 3D cinema with state-of-the-art 4K technology and a 22x27 metre (about 72x88 ft) projection screen. The museum is connected to the Technik Museum Speyer (Speyer Museum of Technology) in the city of Speyer, which is 34 kilometres (21 mi) to the west.

Matthijs van Wageningen
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Monday 30 May 2016
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