One of the most stunning sports cars of all time was the Lamborghini Miura. And it was built to one-up Enzo Ferrari. Built by Ferruccio Lamborghini, who had previously built tractors, his car was designed by Marcello Gandini of the house of Bertone.
The engine was sat crossways behind the seats and developed enough horsepower to propel the Miura to 171 mph (275 km/h). And this was 50 years ago.
The engine, gearbox and final drive were in the one unit, similar to the Morris Mini of 1959, but developing 350 bhp as opposed to the Mini’s 28!
Keep saying “That was 50 years ago!”