Lamborghini Sian "Tribute" Looks Like a Modern Countach Evoluzione

Lamborghini Sian "Countach Evoluzione Tribute" rendering 4 photos
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Just 63 examples of the Lamborghini Sian are being brought to the world and you can bet that no two cars will be the same. And we can now talk about a spec that any die-hard aficionado would love, since this pays homage to the Countach Evoluzione.
So, before we zoom in on the rendering we have here, which showcases the said Sian configuration, let's get back in time and zoom in on the said retro hero.

While Ferruccio Lamborghini decided to create his own company following a dispute with Enzo Ferrari, the resulting entity also ended up generating further velocity ventures and I'm referring to how Horacio Pagani built his personal dream after working for the Raging Bull. And if you're looking for an example of a development he oversaw, you can't go wrong with the Countach Evoluzione.

Created back in 1987 thanks to the new Composites Department, the Evoluzione was the most radical Countach the Italians ever built. For one thing, the steel space-frame made room for a composite material structure.

A honeycomb and a melange involving aluminum, Kevlar and carbon fiber (these were bonded under partial vacuum in an oven) defined the backbone of the supercar, while the body panels were split between composites and aluminum. As a result, the Evoluzione tipped the scales at 980 kg, which meant a diet of 500 kg.

And thanks to the naturally aspirated V12 motor having been slightly tweaked to deliver 490 hp, the contraption managed to climb all the way to 330 km/h on the Nardo test track.

Returning to the Sian spec that sought inspiration in the Countach Evoluzione, the first part of the resemblance that strikes one is "Panda" two-tone finish of the exterior. Then we have the carbon wheel covers, a development that was eventually removed from the original, since it didn't allow the brakes to cool properly.

The pixels we're feasting our eyes on come from Marco van Overbeeke, an independent designer whose name might be familiar, since we've previously discussed his Tesla Hovertruck concept.

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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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