The recently deceased queen of rock’n roll Tina Turner had a secret passion that was not known to the general public, that of luxury SUVs.
In the late 1980s, in particular, he led the wheel of a black Lamborghini LM002, given as a gift by his partner at the time (and future husband) Erwin Bach, the head of Emi Electrola Bach bought a 1989 LM002 from a dealer. Sportwagen Engel of Andernach paying 70 thousand marks for it and modified by the special company Bale Motorsport, to suit the taste of Anna Mae Bullock, real name of Tina Turner.
Costing more than about 150,000 marks, the Lamborghini LM002 underwent major mechanical changes. The super-suv, which had a pickup body, actually had a 5.0-liter V8 engine, with 326 HP taken from the Mercedes E 500, including a four-speed automatic gearbox.
This is because Tina did not like Lamborghini’s manual transmission. History at the time states that the customization also included a 1500 Watt stereo system with a subwoofer under the rear seats. Today this unique car, which adds to the rarity of the model (only 301 units were produced until 1992) the importance of the owner. , is in the hands of German collector Christoph Zitzmann who combines a passion for supercars with – less common – for super-suvs.
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