Date posted : June 21. 2016
Back in 2013 the amazing Grande Giro was organized by Automobili Lamborghini SpA to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the company, over 350 different Raging Bulls gathered in Italy to take a scenic drive over some of the most beautiful roads into the most stunning villages and cities ... with a climax at the factory in Sant'Agata where the Egoista was unveiled.
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic cars ever in automotive history ... the Lamborghini Miura, so this time the factory put together the Miura Tour, the biggest Miura rally organized by Automobili Lamborghini SpA to celebrate this special anniversary.
The 2016 Miura Tour started on June 8 and would run until June 12, during a 500km trip through Italy some of the most amazing cities would be visited by this convoy of 20 different Miura ... from Bologna over Parma, Portovenere, Viareggio, Lucca and Florence.
On June 9 the Miura Tour would arrive at the factory in Sant'Agata where a flyby of no less than 4 Eurofighters from the 36th Stormo Caccia (fighter squadron) of the Gioia del Colle airbase near Bari in southern Italy, a very impressive ... and loud welcome that coincided with the inauguration of a new, totally renovated Lamborghini Museum.
The Miura Tour would also visit Dallara in Varano de' Melegari, where the group was welcome by none other than Gian Paolo Dallara himself, while Paolo Stanzani came to Bologna to join the guests and their priceless Miura cars ... on June 12 the Miura Tour concluded in Florence with all 20 Miura proudly being displayed in Piazza Ognissanti.
In case you've missed the 2016 Miura Tour in Italy you will have another chance to join the celebrations at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK from June 23 to 26, or visit the Monterey Car Week in the United States in August.
Text © Mark Smeyers - www.lambocars.com
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