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  1. EMILIO

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    i have a feeling of where the car is now...
    anyone has seen an islero "restored" lately??
     
  2. Olivier NAMECHE

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    I've seen in June this year at Top Motors-Italy the GT #6012, but it is not the same car...
     
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    #1353 Olivier NAMECHE, Dec 10, 2014
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    #6012
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    And the Espada is #9282?
     
  5. Olivier NAMECHE

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    no, it is #9034
     
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    Whats with the air scoops on the side of #6012? that looks like a substantial restoration. Do you know what the cars condition was before the work started?
     
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    #1357 Olivier NAMECHE, Dec 11, 2014
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    it was already like that, but the restoration is not substantial, it is a full restoration bare to metal, bolts & nuts... the owner didn't want to have it back to original !
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    #1358 jonack, Dec 20, 2014
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    Here's a pic of my engine. Completely rebuilt and ready to
    go back in. As usual the car went to the shop for something small, a problem
    With one if the brake boosters, but ended up with a full engine rebuild!
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  10. Olivier NAMECHE

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    This artcurial car seems to have some sort of after market devised front air dam/ spoiler...
    Has anyone seen this car in person yet? What is the cars actual condition. The auction estimate seems conservative?
     
  12. Dr. K.

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    Hi all,

    normally I am in the M-Section as I own several old Maseratis.

    But my friend owns Islero VIN #6000 (prototipo) since 1999 and due to his age he thinking of letting it go to another keeper.

    He is not a "computer-guy", so it´s my turn here in this section.

    What he would most like is, that someone, who cares and drives the car, should have it.

    He is in no hurry and surely knows the market very well.

    Dealer and flippers are more or less out.

    The car is in the same condition as shown in post #5, but only 12 years older with a little bit more patina.

    It´s regular driven, if the weather condition allows it.

    Hans
     
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    #1362 Olivier NAMECHE, Jan 10, 2015
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    Hans,

    Here is #6000 when I discovered it some year ago and met your friend & his nice wife...
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    Here is a link to Jay Leno's Garage featuring Adam Corolla's Islero.
    Leno hops behind the wheel of Adam Carolla's 1968 Lamborghini Islero

    Adam had purchased Donald Osborne's Islero #6267 at Gooding Monterey a few years ago. The one in the video appears to be a different Islero, while Corolla admits that they changed the color on the car he mentions that it was originally Silver, the interior is also completely different than #6267. The only thing that matches #6267 is the steering wheel. So one would assume that Corolla purchased another Islero. Anyone know the vin?
     
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    Hi there guys,
    I was just wondering if anybody out there happens to know much more about 6189-S. It seems like a slightly odd (and therefore intriguing) car!
     
  17. islerodreaming

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    Olivier will chime in. Car was delivered new in Belgium. In the early 70's appeared in Australia as a RHD 'S'. Last heard from in about 1999 by Lou Herrin supposedly heading back to the UK.

    I, also, would like further info. It appears that this may be another case of a new car receiving an old cars VIN to avoid taxes.

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    #1367 Olivier NAMECHE, Feb 18, 2015
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    very well sold for its general condition, drivable as is...

    incorrect color, incorrect interior, engine must be rebuilt + engine bay detailing, front spolier non original !

    I'm pleased to see Islero growing in value with that restoration base at 290.000 €, so it means that a perfectly restored Islero worthes almost 400.000 €

    I know such perfect one for sale, if someone is interested, just PM me.
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    #1368 Olivier NAMECHE, Mar 18, 2015
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    #6228 is sold, bye bye Belgium...

    it is going to Germany

    Hope to see it again in an event, and may be its new owner is already a member of FChat ?
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    #1369 kingmoses, Mar 19, 2015
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    Oliver, what a lovely car this is. The car reminds me of my little baby
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    #1370 Olivier NAMECHE, Apr 20, 2015
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    January 2015, Islero GTS sold by Artcurial went for +/- 300.000 € including fees, it is a car to be used as is, but for the real collector it is a car to be restored in its original factory livery because paint & interior are not original, engine needs rebuilt, the whole think was not looking great, front spoiler is not original, and so on... New owner contacted the factory to have more info about his purchase and confirm his intention to restore it, at least for 100.000 € budget.

    Since another Islero has been sold in Belgium, #6228, 1st week of March to a German collector for 340.000 €.

    At Essen, #6357 black Islero GT offered by Movendi went for 350.000 € (in need of restoration to match originality at 50.000 €) and very nice original green Islero GT sold by Klima Lounge went for 400.0000 €.

    Definitevely you can compute it how you want, the Islero price market in 2015 is : 400.000 € for a nice original car or a restored car.

    Pic of my friend Iain Tyrrel (owning Miura #3586 "Italian Job") standing next to #6357
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    Thanks for the update Oliver! Yea for Islero's...... My islero is getting it engine done as we speak should be up and running soon!
     
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    #1372 kuntatsch, Apr 23, 2015
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    Yellow Islero at the Works - interesting number plate from Nassau / Bahamas !
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    #1373 kc023515, Apr 23, 2015
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    Here's the same car 5 years ago at the Islero meeting in Maastricht. At that time it was a one family car since new and I believe it still is today.
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    #1374 islerodreaming, Aug 1, 2015
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    A bit quiet here lately so here is something I found recently: From the Australian newspaper January 10, 1970. Probably 6441 but could be 6438.

    John
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  27. Olivier NAMECHE

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    #1375 Olivier NAMECHE, Aug 1, 2015
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    NEWS from market :

    * GTS #6411 moved from Germany to Belgium

    * GT #6009 moved from Belgium to France

    * GTS #6390 changed hands in France, here is below
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    #1376 Tu160bomber, Aug 1, 2015
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    .....
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    Spotted on the motorway this summer 2015 in France .

    Any update Olivier ?
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    #1378 roytoy2003, Aug 19, 2015
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    SO Happy for my Islero GTS that arrived today, stunning, just stunning!!
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  31. Olivier NAMECHE

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    As I wrote earlier, #6009 has changed hands recently this year... it went for a finition at Rémy Leduc - Tours and is now waiting at the paintshop
     
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    great car Roy, I like the finition of engine bay
     
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    #1382 Olivier NAMECHE, Sep 29, 2015
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    You will notice the Islero GT is an early one with the side skirt brushed alu, just a few models got that specification, as my ex #6009 had too (but were painted in their life)
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  35. em42

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    Absolutely wonderful! Was it the one that was for sale in Monaco a few years ago with the wire wheels?
     
  36. Olivier NAMECHE

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    No it was GTS #6558 sold at Monaco

    this one is a Belgian car well known by me, belonged to my father's best friend - 1st owner, but yes this one had wire wheels too before swaping for the good ones !
     
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    Wow! First owner! Must be spectacular.
     
  38. Olivier NAMECHE

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    my father's best friend was 1st owner, the car is no longer a one owner car...
     
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    #1387 Olivier NAMECHE, Oct 1, 2015
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    Does someone hold the Motor magazine of December 1968 in which Islero was competed sv 911 ?

    is it possible to scan whole article and front cover ?

    thanks in advance
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    #1388 Olivier NAMECHE, Nov 18, 2015
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    somebody contacted me about this Islero for sale in Barcelona => LAMBORGHINI ISLERO LeMans 1969 | Auto Storica

    it is VIN #6486, that I know since august 2007 when I saw it as a restoration project at Edmond Ciclet’s place (the top Lambo mechanic in France for last 48 years).

    Built sheet :
    Telaio #6486
    Marazzi carrozzeria #162
    Colore : Bleu / Senape
    Consegna : 18/06/1969
    Cliente : Mr Lamy – V.P.M. - Francia

    I didn't buy it at that time because it wasn't the "LE MANS Islero".

    I sold that GTS #6486 to Auto Storica in August 2014 when it was already half restored by Lecoq in France.

    For unknown reason, it is labelled as the "LE MANS Islero" which is FALSE...

    Paul Rilly's racing Islero was a GT and not a GTS as Bellu's book demonstrated but also because I spent 20 years to chase the real one untill I found it end of december 2008.

    The only one true "LE MANS Islero" is #6009, fully documented !!!
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    This car is right next to mine... I'm #6489........ this color combo of Blue on blue is not so great..... All this time at resto shops and the car still isn't done. imagine that!
     
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    #1390 Olivier NAMECHE, Nov 19, 2015
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    here is the only picture of Paul Rilly's racing Islero GT featured in Bellu's book back in 1987 when internet was not existing and nobody knew about others pictures, that I have collected all over Europe since !
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    Olivier, were you able to get a copy of the Motor magazine of December 1968? Is so, could you send me a copy? I am very interested in this article.

    BTW - does there exist any platform to exchange article about the ISLERO? I have myself a couple of prints from the late 60s and early 70s.
     
  44. Olivier NAMECHE

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    good to see that the information has been corrected => LAMBORGHINI ISLERO 1969 | Auto Storica
     
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    I still don't have it unfortunately !
     
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    I think it would be worth that Lou Herrin site ( Lamborghini-Islero.com ) gather this type of information.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe-obkQuOPw
     
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    It is indeed still owned by the same family, Friends of mine.
    Not sure but think it may be one of the only RHD cars still in existence!
     
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    It's amazing how deep is the damage that rust had already done on these cars in the 80's ... (see the lower area of the front & rear fenders - and what has fallen on the ground !..)
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    This is #6668! in 2005 it was in exactly the same state for sale at
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    #1398 bb4635, Mar 5, 2016
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    #6480 & #6387 ?
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    #1399 EMILIO, Mar 18, 2016
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    islero owner's manual in english
    first i have seen
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  52. Olivier NAMECHE

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    I have it too in my collection... but never saw one for Islero GTS
     

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