The Lamborghini “350 GTV” original car was shown to the public on the Turin Auto Show of 1963. Sales began the following year. The car was named the 350 GT. It was a total success. Over 130 were sold. The future of Automobili Lamborghini seemed very bright during the sixties. The 350 GT was followed by the 400 GT and then the 400 GT 2+2. The 350 GT and 400 GT 2+2 allowed the Lamborghini name to be known throughout the world. With the funds coming in from these cars and his successful business Ferruccio allowed his engineers to design and construction a new car – the Lamborghini Miura. The Miura made the Lamborghini name legendary. It was a car very much ahead of its time. It shocked even companies like Ferrari and Maserati.