The Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2 pays tribute to The Beatles on the 60th anniversary of their debut single ‘Love Me Do’.
The 400 GT 2+2 witnessed the last Beatles concert.
THEembarked on a very special tour of London in a 400 GT 2+2 from Abbey Road Studios to Savile Row and many other famous streets in between.
It was a trip that helped define the most successful and influential group in the world, The Beatles, in which thepays homage to her day 60th Anniversary of their debut single ‘Love Me Do’which was released on October 5, 1962.
The Beatles recorded most of their discography in Abbey Road, including ‘Love Me Do’. Of course thehad a supporting role, at their last concert on the roof of Savile Row Apple Corps on 30 January 1969. There a 400 GT 2+2, Rosso Alfa (red) with Nero (black) interior, was parked on the street below. The car is featured in director Peter Jackson’s recent award-winning Beatles documentary, Get Back.
Another link of hersand the Beatles was Sir Paul McCartney who owned a 400 GT 2+2. Many sources state that by the time The Beatles recorded their 1968 ‘White Album’, including their career-ending immortal ‘Let It Be’, McCartney was driving one. THE 400 GT 2+2 was launched in 1966, just three years after it was founded . Despite being one of the company’s first models, the 400 GT 2+2 had a reputation as one of the best grand tourers on the market.
It was designed by Carrozzeria Touring, then one of the leading companies in terms of style and high build quality, and was equipped with a 4-liter DOHC V-12 engine, the architecture of which is still a trademark of Automobili Lamborghini. In this latest video of hersDylan Jones OBE, English journalist, author and broadcaster, retraces this fascinating journey, taking us back to the 60s to explore London’s influence on the songwriter and the other band members.
«London was where McCartney drew his inspiration from, London the city that fueled his writing, his creative concerns and his boundless curiositysays Jones.
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