Welcome to the Lamborghini Espada blog

What is it like to own a vintage Lamborghini Espada? I have been the happy owner of Espada #7198 since 2003 and with this blog I will try to give you an more detailed insight

Vehicle inspection

It has already been 8 years since the last statutory inspection and the Espada must therefore be tested for road-worthiness again. Times flies! Here in Denmark, Classic cars older than 35 years only needs to

Oil change

It’s time to change the engine oil and filter. Lamborghini prescribes that the oil must be changed every 5000 km, which in today’s eyes is a very short interval. Even when I drive less than

Photo shoot at dawn

Early up at 3.15 Last Friday, the alarm clock rang as early as 3.15 in the morning when it was time for a photo session of the Espada. ‘The golden hour’ just before sunrise (or

Carburetor rebuild

Rebuilding the dual Weber carburetors is actually not that difficult as long as you are careful and follow a guide if you are new to this. I can recommend the book ‘Weber / Zenith Stromberg

An old, rusty and worn Lamborghini Espada rear muffler from Ansa Marmitte cut open

Repair of the exhaust system

The next project on the list was an repair of the original exhaust system which was a bit leaky and did not really contribute to much sound dampening. Actually, the car sounded like an old-school

Closeup of a cut Trident Marine fuel hose where one can see the multiple layers

Replacing the fuel line

A closeup of the new multi layered low permeation fuel line from Trident Marine which is a good choice for “in-cabin” fuel hoses. After driving the car the 1300 km from Switzerland to Denmark it

Body restoration of an Lamborghini Espada S1 side sills

Body restoration – By the 2nd owner

Mr. Dupont sold the car to Mr. Bournet who is also a resident of Switzerland. I am not aware of exactly when they traded the car but at some time in the 90’s Mr. Bournet