Lamborghini Countach: Spotting the Details

The original Countach was like the original Starship Enterprise: when you compare it the ones they designed 20 years later it looks likes like a sausage plate with beer bottles stuck to it.
Sure, the Countach you see in this video shot just recently by Alaindiablo is very red and very big. But somehow, we feel a bit disappointed that a poster of this car ever sat at the top of our fictional bedroom wall.

But there are things you can’t take away from this Lambo. It was built between 1974 and 1990, which is an insanely long period of time, and it also popularized this sharp, linear wedge look. But just look at that interior. We wouldn’t want this car even as a collector’s item.

But you have to consider the company wasn’t as popular or successful back then as it is today. Even though it stayed in production for about 16 years, only two thousand were produced, which is less than what Sant’Agata Bolognese managed last year alone.

However, there’s another thing you can’t take away from this car, and that’s its flexibility. To adapt to changing times, it sprouted new wings and even increased its engine capacity from a 4.0-liter V12 to a 4.8-liter and eventually a 5.2-liter.
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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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