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1989 Lamborghini Countach

£253,175

car description

One would be hard pressed to find a car more iconic than the Lamborghini Countach. Few cars are so ingrained in minds of impressionable youth from the 1980s, and few are likely to match the Countach for its “bedroom wall poster” cred. The Countach has become almost a household name, even for non-car enthusiasts. Its origins trace back to the late 60’s when Lamborghini was best known for its wild Miura. Considered by many to be the first supercar of the modern era, the Miura was undoubtedly fast and gorgeous, but it was also a suffered from dubious handling. With the Miura nearing the end of its run, Lamborghini needed to develop a successor that was worthy of following in the Miura’s rather large, Pirelli-shod footsteps. Chief engineer Paulo Stanzani charged his team with developing a chassis that was more stable and had better road holding. This time, the new car, dubbed LP500 ( longitudinale posterior e) had a longitudinally mounted V12 in place of the transverse V12 of the Miura. The signature edgy design was penned by a young Marcello Gandini, employed by Bertone at the time. When it debuted in four liter form, the wild, edgy LP400 elicited the word “ Countach! ” from an employ

Accessories

left-hand-drive 1989 lamborghini countach black black-leather leather v12 black-interior italian petrol supercar fast coupe mid-engine dark-interior

key Facts

  • Ad ID
    61759
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Lamborghini > Countach
  • Year
    1989
  • Mileage
    183 mi

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2310 Chaffee Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146, Missouri
United States

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