The Lamborghini Urraco. The little baby Lambo that was meant to beat the Porsche 911 and Ferrari 308, but which ran into a myriad of problems. This book shows what really happened, and why the car never got the chance it deserved. The Urraco lived on as the Silhouette and Jalpa, and the Jalpa was greatly responsible for keeping the Lamborghini brand alive in the 80s. The full story of these V8 Lamborghinis is told here, with exclusive interviews from the leading figures behind the cars. The book also includes detailed chapters on what to look out for when buying one of these future supercar classics. Hundreds of amazing photos never published before makes this the ultimate book on the V8 Lamborghinis.
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About the Author
Arnstein Landsem is an author, journalist and historian from Norway. He has been writing about cars since 1990 for many different publications in his home country. In 2008 he released My Car in Norwegian, a book about the many different aspects of car culture and ownership, which received great acclaim in Norway. A Lamborghini-enthusiast he has encountered the ups and downs of being an Urraco-owner.
What People are Saying About This
"Author Landsem gives a comprehensive study of the design, development and realization of Lamborghini's junior supercar of the Seventies in a story that sees design flair and automotive high art set against political upheaval and economic unrest. Useful and entertaining." – Classic Cars