1989 Lamborghini Countach
|Condition||Pre-Owned Clear Title|
|Drivetrain||Rear Wheel Drive|
Vehicle OverviewTo fully appreciate the Lamborghini Countach, one must look back to its origins in the mid-1970's, when sports car meant an MG or a Triumph, and the term supercar had only recently been coined for its predecessor, the Miura. Doors usually opened only one way, outward, and bodies were still curvy, without sharp angles or wedge shapes. Engines were still usually carried in the front.
Into this world came Marcello Gandini's design, aptly named after a vulgar Italian expression of astonishment, Countach! To say that it broke the mold is both cliche and an understatement; it obliteraed the mold. Incredibly low, flat, and angular in the best of ways, it resembled most other manufacturers concept vehicles yet here it was, ready for production and available soon from one's imported car dealer, in 1974. The Countach would be in production for the next 16 years, and it looked as modern and fresh at the end of its run in 1990 as it had when it was introduced.
Over that time the design evolved, as all automobiles do, and today there are enthusiasts to argue their preference for any one version. What cannot be denied, however, is that it was the Countach of the late 1980's, in particular the 25th Anniversary edition, introduced in 1988, that created a new category of its own: the poster car. If you were an enthusiast growing up in the 1980's or early 1990's, chances are an Anniversario occupied prime real estate on your bedroom or office wall and it was usually white-on-white, natch.
The 25th Anniversary edition offered here has enjoyed the same enthusiast owner for the past 10 years. After acquiring it with 12,816 kilometers in 2007, he sent it to the legendary Lamborghini specialist Al Burtoni for a stem to stern freshening. Work also included a major engine-out service, new tires, improvements to the interior and electronic system, and installation of a protective clear bra. Furthermore, the Countach was...
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- Air Conditioning
- Power Driver's Seat
- Power Locks
- Power Windows
Audio / Video
- Alpine System
- CD Player
Interior & Exterior
- Center Console
- Full Leather Interior Surface
- Sport Seats
- Premium Alloy Wheels
- Wide Tires