Iso changed to the Ford 351 in 1972. Iso Lele or Iso Rivolta Lele was a sports coupÃ© produced by the Italian automobile maker Iso Rivolta between 1969 and 1974. Oui si je vais la voir y aura des photos. Even among Italo-exotica, the Lele is an incredible rarity. We love to hear your comments on our videos. Their mission was straight forward — increase the power and reduce the weight.
The name Lele comes from Lele Rivolta, the wife of Piero Rivolta who was the son of the company's founder. Production was started in March 1970 the car illustrated is the first prototype and stopped at the end of 1974, with a total of 316 units delivered. The Iso Lele or Iso Rivolta Lele was a sports produced by the Italian automobile maker between 1969 and 1974. More like a high-revving Ferrari F355 or an old-school V-12. The pop-up headlights are not currently working.
The dash is uncracked and the headliner has some discoloration but no tears or sagging. Add the Marlboro badging on the outside and Phillip Morris had the special Lele they wanted. Having been in long term storage this example will require further servicing before road use. Built to cruise at three-digit speeds on the Italian Autostradas and German Autobahnen, there is so much safety built into the car that it won't break a sweat, no matter how hard you drive it. Pas besoin de fleurs pour signifier son amour, un nom de voiture suffit.
It resulted from a promise that Piero Rivolta, son of Iso founder Renzo Rivolta, made to his wife, for whom the Lele was named, that Iso would be a full-line car company. Black carpeting looks brand new. I called, it was the son-in-law who was given the car. Iso's power plant doesn't sound at all like a typical V-8. The model was positioned between the top-end Grifo, and the more practical four-door Fidia. It's no Ferrari Daytona, but take into account its rarity and pretty yet quirky appearance, and you have to admit it's worth a look. The interior has a different design including bucket seats in the back and a different dashboard layout than the standard Lele.
Gandini handled the modifications to the Grifo required for this front end change. The interior is believed to be original and remains in very nice condition, with supple leather and no tears in the leather or carpets. If you are interested in owning this Iso you can find it in El Dorado Hills, California and you can contact Tom via the form below! Sumptuous fauteuils help create a luxurious ambiente. En 1970, le moteur évolue, passe à 350ci 5. This car is very original and very rare. Je me demandais comment était réalisé les pare chocs? A Ferrari, Maserati, or Lamborghini, perhaps, one that can tear up the lanes of the Autostrada while cruising at 160mph? It is believed that only around half of those Right hand drive cars survive today.
We took the car for a little spin! The Lele Marlboro power to weight ratio is slightly less than the Grifo 7-Liter and Grifo Can Am and would provide either a competitive drag race. Only 2 Marlboro cars were built, 184 and 185 built for Howden Ganley and Nanni Galli. My Car Quest shall not be liable for any loss of profit or any other damages resulting from use of the information published here. Tom is serious about finding a new home for this Lele. Marlboro wanted a small number of Iso Lele Marlboro cars for promotion purposes and to use as the Phillip Morris fleet to replace their Mercedes fleet.
There were many offers — most on the first day. So in desperation Iso went to Ford. These cars were essentially Lele Sports with Marlboro badges on the fenders. Featured here is an Iso Rivolta Lele, penned by the great Marcello Gandini himself while at Bertone. This 1969 Lele that's currently up for sale on eBay is 87 out of a total of just 285 units built. The Lele was a full 4 seater grand touring car with all the style of the best Italian tradition but with the robustness of a mass produced American V8 engine.
Officia nostrud nulla veniam eiusmod irure Lorem est occaecat. Production started in 1970 with the Corvette 327 engine followed by the Corvette 350 engine. The other cars were simply Lele Sports with Marlboro badges attached. Shortly after bringing it home, they gave their neighbor a ride in the car and it was memorable enough experience that when the first owner passed away, their neighbor knew they needed to buy the car. Iso Rivolta was an automobile and motorbike manufacturer in Italy, predominantly active from the late 1940's through to its closure in December 1974.
Try to find another Iso Lele with a factory power sunroof, anywhere in the World! Marlboro a versé un complément de sponsoring de 35. So, they gave the Iso-Bizzarrine Owners Club a call and asked if anyone in the club might be interested in buying it. The Chevrolet V8 5,358 cc 327. Being a standard Ford V8 meant they had no problems working on the engine, but they realized this car needed to go to someone that really knows these cars well. Fewer than 300 Leles were produced between 1969 and 1974 and this example is believed to be one of only 12 originally sold in California. Following the agreement with that led to the creation of the brand in , Philip Morris commissioned Iso to construct 2 specially modified Leles for their Formula 1 Team Drivers and.