Supercars exposed from Saturday at the Caramulo Museum
The Museu do Caramulo inaugurates on Saturday the exhibition ‘Supercars’, which presents a “luxury alignment”, with models never seen before in Portugal.
According to the Museu do Caramulo, the exhibition is “dedicated to the ‘couture’ creations of the automotive industry”, highlighting “the spectacularity of the lines, the mechanical sophistication, and the amazing speeds”.
What is the largest temporary exhibition of 2019 was being prepared for over a year and extends until October.
“This was the hardest exhibition we have ever assembled to date because of the difficulty in bringing together such rare and valuable cars in every respect,” says the museum’s management.
This is because “they are very exclusive models, which rarely appear”, having been “a great challenge” to bring them all together in Caramulo, “even for a short time”, he adds.
The “luxury lineup” begins “with what is considered the world’s first supercar, the Lamborghini P400 SV Miúra”, and also includes the “iconic Ferrari F40” and the “Bugatti EB110,” the nearly 40-year-old fasting car from Molsheim’s house “.
“The silver arrow mark is also represented by two models, the Mercedes-Benz SLR and the Mercedes-AMG GT R,” says the museum.
The exhibition also features the “Ford GT, model launched to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the mythical GT40, the McLaren 675 LT MSO, one of the brand’s most exclusive models, the Lamborghini Aventador SV and the most powerful 911 produced by Porsche, the GT2. RS “, he adds.
The Museu do Caramulo considers that one of the stars of this exhibition will be “the one that Ferrari calls its most ambitious project, the LaFerrari, an exclusive and valuable model with 963 hp and a top speed of 349 km/h of which there is only one. exemplary Portuguese soil “.
According to Hélio Valente de Oliveira, a contributor to the Journal of Classics, supercars express “a passion – or disease, opinions are divided – of very exclusive products, completely manufactured and made to order and to the specifications of those get them “.
“Unique and far from perfect, supercars not only provide rare emotions, but also require dedication and commitment from owners. We can say that, by themselves, supercars are a race apart,” he says.