Modernized Lamborghini Miura Still Looks Amazing, Has Even More Eyelashes

As a designer (perhaps not just a car-related one), you'd have to be mad not to become familiar with the styling cues of the Miura. Penned by the great Marcello Gandini, this Lamborghini probably occupies more design book covers than any other automobile out there. However, the designer we're here to discuss decided to do more than just use the V12 icon as inspiration: he reimagined it as a modern-day machine.
Modernized Lamborghini Miura rendering 1 photo
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The result can be explored in the Instagram post at the bottom of the page and please remember to use the swipe feature, so you can enjoy the complete eye candy. The visual adventure we've embarked on comes from Pedro Ruperto, a young Brazilian designer.

Of course, such pixel play might not be to the liking of those who identify as purists, but we have to keep in mind that we're talking about a mere rendering here.

Nevertheless, the updates that immediately catch the eye seem to have taken placed at the nose of the supercar. So while Sant'Agata Bolognese removed the eyelashes of the Miura by the time the SV came around, Pedro decided to added some more, as if the contraption has some sort of moustache.

As all mustaches (and the original Miura eyelashes), these seem to look nice from a distance, but would probably be rather unpleasant to zoom in on.

It's worth noting that the designer decided to keep the sci-fi look given by LED lighting to a minimum, so he deserves a round of applause for not going down that easy route.

Then again, we can't ignore the sides of the vehicle, where those Huracan-like air intakes and wheels can be found.

Now, returning to those purists mentioned above, they have to keep in mind that not all factory Miuras came with the uninterrupted lines of the original...

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