To celebrate a major milestone, Lamborghini has taken two of its museum-quality Miuras to the section of Italian highway made famous by the opening of 1969’s The Italian Job.
The two Miura’s came from the official Lamborghini museum located at the automaker’s headquarters in Italy and taken to the St. Bernard Pass near the border between Italy and Switzerland.
The celebration isn’t centered around the 1969 film starring Michael Caine, though. Instead, it is part of Lamborghini’s year-long commemoration of the Miura’s 50th birthday. While you might have expected to see Michael Caine step out of one of the cars, they were actually piloted by the “fathers” of the Miura itself: Engineers Gian Paolo Dallara and Paolo Stanzani along with designer Marcello Gandini from Carrozzeria Bertone.
Now, it seems like the bar has been set high for the next owner of the Lamborghini Miura actually used in the original movie to recreate the scene.
Lamborghini says the event was made possible through a special collaboration between Anas, the Italian government’s road maintenance and building division, and the Polizia Stradale. The road itself is technically Italian state road 27, and it boasts some of the most legendary hairpin curves of any road in the Italian alps. It passes through the St. Bernard Pass and into Switzerland.