1969’s The Italian Job may be the best intro ever…

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

From 1969, The Italian Job opened in spectacular fashion with the world’s fastest production car, at the time.  Snaking through the pass between Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa, accompanied by beautiful music, everything goes wrong, as the Lamborghini Miura is forced to crash, then rolled over a cliff.  Just a shell and rolling chassis were actually destroyed, but the visuals through the mountains put this intro on par with the beginning of Steve McQueen’s Le Mans.

4 well spent minutes

The Italian Job

The Italian Job



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Dave Miller drives the fastest, coolest, sexiest cars on the planet. He travels the world uncovering the hidden gems in luxury transportation, meeting the owners, and connecting with extraordinary car enthusiasts. Dave is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and writes for various publications. In addition to DriveWithDave.com, you can follow Dave's adventures via Drive With Dave Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and tune into the Drive with Dave Podcast via iTunes, Stitcher or Soundcloud.

One Comment

  1. Lilia July 22, 2019 at 11:46 PM - Reply

    Thanks for sharing that Italian Job movie intro! Just so cool. And deadly. And polite!

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