What's one of the most powerful selling points for any used car, especially an exotic? Low mileage. Being able to say that a car has been sparingly used can add a significant number of digits to the sale price.

Should Jack Riddell ever sell his 1967 Lamborghini 400GT 2+2, though, that phrase will be barred from his ad. Riddell bought the Lambo used in 1972, and using it as his daily driver over the 40 years since, he's taken it past the 250,000-mile mark.

Ridley and his "V12 TORO" stopped by Jay Leno's Garage and Jay, an obvious Lamborghini fan – there's a Countach and a pair of Miura coupes in the background – pored over it. Then, of course, he and Riddell took it out and put more miles on it. There's a heap of Lambo love and history, along with Leno, in the video below.



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      dci gene shunt
      • 2 Years Ago
      Better 250K on the clock than a Lambo than one that spends most of its life in a garage. Cars are built to be driven, not be put on a pedestal. There was some guy who used a McLaren F1 as a daily driver to work, who had a bit of body damage from construction on his route. Still, it's being driven!
        sundude
        • 2 Years Ago
        @dci gene shunt
        I couldn't agree more. Cars -- especially FUN cars -- are meant to be driven.
        Jim C.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @dci gene shunt
        Rowan Atkinson (Mr Bean) does/did drive a McLaren as his DD. I think he's wreck it 2-3 times.
      wtvlol
      • 2 Years Ago
      nice someone drives thier exotics
      d.hollywood
      • 2 Years Ago
      Still a very handsome sled. Looks like a concepts vehicle from auto shows' past.The greenhouse is straight Jetsons. :-)
      ckm
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wait, did he say he painted it in his garage ?!?!? Damn.
      brenro12
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't watch Leno but I ran into him several times during the fourteen years I lived in the LA area. He could be seen at the Rock Store on most any Saturday willing to talk motorcycles with anyone. He once chased me and a riding buddy down in traffic to warn my friend the tail light was out on his bike. He's a genuinely friendly, approachable guy and he's very highly respected in the classic car community for his stewardship of priceless cars and motorcycles. His knowledge of historic motor vehicles goes far, far beyond any of the poseurs posting here.
      KaiserWilhelm
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, never heard of these cars before, its a beauty!
      inkarri
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nice Car!
      wangsdeli
      • 2 Years Ago
      The Murci from evo is around this mile mark as well
      Walt
      • 2 Years Ago
      Jay Leno, your time on the stage has come.....and gone. And your money won't make you some kind of car guru, no matter how hard you try or how much you spend.
        wtvlol
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Walt
        you wish to know 1% of what he knows about cars...
          Walt
          • 2 Years Ago
          @wtvlol
          Which is everything has mechanics have told him, not what he's learned on his own. Car guys don't have manicured hands. Leno is an effete liberal, but he does a good job of hiding it. Liberals are going to be very much out of style here in the U.S. in another 4 months, including Leno. Now, all you youngsters who post here and still cling to "dopey change" can down vote me. I'll have the last laugh come January 2013.
          BB79826
          • 2 Years Ago
          @wtvlol
          "Leno is an effete liberal." LMAO. On what planet is he either of those things? And yes, I'm sure your Republican president will solve all of our problems, just like the Republican-controlled House has done. Oh wait.
          Kwijiboz
          • 2 Years Ago
          @wtvlol
          @Walt I'm betting that Jan 2013 will also mark the date you start posting under a different name. And if you don't anyway, I might just post a link to the above each time you stick your head out of your cave. There'll be laughter, you got that bit right ; )
        Michael
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Walt
        The Leno lovers can't admit the truth about the guy. Unfunny, a complete bore and AutoBlog has a hard on for him because the fools click whenever they see his name. He's a very rich turd who likes cars and that's all he is.
      Matt S
      • 2 Years Ago
      Anybody else not give half a **** about what Jay Leno is sticking his chin into now?
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Matt S
        [blocked]
      Michael
      • 2 Years Ago
      Jay Leno is an unfunny hump and I am sick of seeing his name on Auto blog. Next thing you know Auto blog will be reporting when he takes a dump and the associated stink level. They may even claim his dumps smell like perfume.
        Pinhead
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Michael
        Holy bitterness! What crawled up your anus and died, bro?
        wooootles
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Michael
        Calm down, sonny, there's no reason to be mad
          Michael
          • 2 Years Ago
          @wooootles
          So wootie, do you and your six fans (probably 5 since you "liked" your own comment" actually think you are funny? Your sarcasm is worthless. Facts: Leno is a hump, Autoblog is in his pocket and he ceased to be funny a long time ago. Is there something there you don't think is correct? If so, let's discuss. If not why do you feel the need to be a tool? Compensating for deficiencies elsewhere in your life?
        Richard Nygaard
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Michael
        I didn't notice him trying to be funny in the video. I dont understand the Leno hate in this post.
      Scambuster
      • 2 Years Ago
      journalist conveniently does not disclose the owner had replaced numerous engines, trans, and suspension. Sounds like a paid info-commercial masqueraded as auto-blog news.
        NightFlight
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Scambuster
        Paid infomercial??? Benefiting who exactly? Take your tinfoil hat off, even your screen name is silly.
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