Year of manufacture: 1974 – 1978
Engine: V 12 – 4-litre displacement
Power: 375 HP
Max. speed: 300 km/h
Number of pieces: 151
Together with the Miura, the Countach represented the backbone of the Lamborghini legend. Once again the team, Marcello Gandini and Nuccio Bertone, put their signature on a unique line that remains unchanged today: its 12 cylinders mounted lengthwise (Longitudinale Posteriore – hence LP) and the wedge-shaped body only 1.07 m tall with scissor doors, redefined the segment of sports cars, leaving enthusiasts speechless. The LP 400 of the first series, presented here, is still in great demand today because in this version the clear language of the shapes without larger mudguards and rear spoilers is even more explicit.
Countach 25th Anniversary:Year of manufacture: 1988 – 1989
Engine: V 12 – 5.2-litre displacement
Power: 455 HP
Max. speed: 295 km/h
Number of pieces: 658
In an extraordinary edition to celebrate Lamborghini’s 25th anniversary, the Countach was presented in its latest evolution in 1988. New front and side spoilers and modified air vents make this series different externally to the Countach Quattrovalvole (QV) introduced in 1985, where we find the four valve technology for the very first time. 4th July 1990: this is the production date of the last Countach which was given to the car company museum, whilst the first Diablo was already on the production line.
Originally published from media.lamborgini.com