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1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2

Following the success of the two-seater 350GT, Lamborghini introduced a more refined GT car at the 1966 Geneva Auto Show. It was powered by a 3929cc four-liter version of the V12 engine designed by Giotto Bizzarrini and Gian Paolo Dallara and mated to a new gearbox aimed at replacing the prior ZF units.

A slight reshaping of the body by Touring increased the interior room, making the car into a proper '2+2', while retaining the shape of the original two-seater. The bodies were now formed from steel rather than aluminum. Though this increased the weight of the vehicle by 400 pounds, the V12 engine was enlarged earning an additional 40 horsepower.

This would be the last major project performed by Carrozzeria Touring, as they ceased operation in 1968 and went into receivership. Production of the 400 GT 2+2 would end in 1968, with just 247 examples created.


by Daniel Vaughan | Mar 2019

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1966 Vehicle Profiles

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 0577
Engine Num: 0524

Ferruccio Lamborghini produced tractors and air conditioners before moving into production of grand touring cars allegedly having an argument with Enzo Ferrari regarding his own 250 GT. The company's first prototype, the 350 GTV, made its introductio....[continue reading]

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 0454

The example shown with chassis number 0454 was offered for auction at the 2006 RM Auctions in Monterey California where it was expected to sell between $250,000-$300,000. It has won numerous awards at shows such as a first in class at the 1997 Lambo....[continue reading]

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 0403
Engine Num: 0331

This Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 was the first chassis ever built. It was constructed on a modified 350 GT chassis with the use of almost completely new steel-body panels, but maintaining the aluminum doors, hood and trunk lid for weight considerations. T....[continue reading]

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 01267

This vehicle is a 400 GT Spyder, chassis number 1267. It is one of just two Spyders that were created in the 1990s by Jerry Fandytis of Arizona. Both of the Spyders were initially steel-bodied 400GT 2+2s, with a lightweight aluminum hood and deck lid....[continue reading]

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 vehicle information

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Chassis Num: 0580
Engine Num: 0543

This Lamborghini is one of 247 built between 1966 and 1968. It was first presented at the 1966 Geneva Auto Show. The larger body shape enabled the +2 seating to be installed in the rear. The V-12 is 4 liters producing 320 hp. The 400 GT 2+2 also has ....[continue reading]

1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 vehicle information

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Ferruccio Lamborghini was a hugely successful Italian tractor and air-conditioning manufacturer who decided to produce his own GT car in the early 1960s. He gave Ferrari serious competition with the introduction of the 350GT coupe in March of 1964, e....[continue reading]

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Chassis #: 0577 
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Chassis #: 0454 
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Chassis #: 0403 
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Chassis #: 01267 
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Chassis #: 0580 
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Price Comparison

$1,240-$14,256
1966 400 GT 2+2
$14,256-$31,400
1966 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 Base Price : $14,256

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Lamborghini
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)
1964Chevrolet (2,318,619)Ford (1,594,053)Toyota (1,068,321)
1963Chevrolet (2,237,201)Ford (1,525,404)Fiat (957,941)
1962Chevrolet (2,061,677)Ford (1,476,031)Fiat (957,941)
1961Ford (1,338,790)Chevrolet (1,318,014)Volkswagen (807,488)

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