In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Italy’s “big three” couture carmakers – Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati – responded to customer demand for high-end GTs that offered more room than their 1960s models. The Lamborghini Jarama secured its unique place in Lamborghini history as one of its last front-engine models.
In my professional capacity, I am often liked and trusted by people I trust and like, to assist them in making wise decisions on what car to buy or sell and when. The process always begins with a series of questions designed to determine what I feel is the most important criteria for buying or selling a car: “How will you use it?”
The Islero delivered all the right ingredients for a high-end GT. Its 4.0-liter, 325-horsepower V12 was a four-cam, six-carburetor aluminum sculpture backed by a 5-speed manual transmission for a 150-plus mph top speed. The Islero name, which sounds almost musical, was borrowed from a bull that had killed a matador.