Scaglione’s oddball: 1970 LMX Sirex

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Most classic cars nuts don’t even know that once there was an italian car factory called LMX Automobile S.R.L. who produced very few specimens of a GT with a Ford engine and a fiberglass body.

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Actually this car was produced in around 35 units as the factory went bankruptcy, probably due the the oil crisis and a bad marketing office: we don’t know how much this car costed back then but we suppose that the price was much less than a Montreal or a Porsche: probably the V6 Ford with a 2.3l displacement (the same installed in the OSI) was not enough seductive for the potential buyer.

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Fiberglass was not an attractive material as well, but the lines drawn by Franco Scaglione (the same who designed the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale) are beautiful. This particular car seems a preserved specimen; it has the original black plate, a very-seventies green paint and a long hood, just like a proper italian gt car of the sixties and seventies and basically it seems very well preserved: that’s an opportunity to buy a beautiful and ultra-rare car at an affordable price. Find it for sale at €22,000 (today $27,500) here in Brescia, Italy.

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