With the introduction the Urus, Lamborghini joins fellow Italian marques Maserati and Alfa Romeo in offering a high-performance SUV. No surprise there; Lamborghini showed the Urus concept more than five years ago. Bentley entered the fray last year, and Ferrari and Rolls-Royce will be next with utility vehicles.
The C-Type is an ideal example of an automotive icon, hence the inclusion of a 1952 version in RM|Sotheby’s “Icons” auction scheduled for December 6 in New York. This particular example, chassis XKC 007, is the seventh of 53 cars in the chassis number sequence and has the ninth body constructed. Its provenance includes SCCA racing history in the hands of the legendary Phil Hill. The pre-sale estimate is $5.5-$7m.