1982 Lamborghini Countach

LP500 S

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1982
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: ZAQC00500CLA 1254
Few would deny that Lamborghini‘s Countach is the quintessential supercar. It was built by a talented and passionate team of designers and engineers with the purpose of being the most extrovert and outrageous of cars available for the road. As a replacement for the fabulous Miura this was a tall order, but there can be no doubt that it succeeded and even today, though there are more modern cars and faster cars, the Countach which will draw people‘s attention like no other car. The stunning styling was by Bertone‘s Marcello Gandini and when the first prototype was revealed as Project 112, one of the factory workers exclaimed "Countach!", a local Piemontese expletive, roughly translated as "Wow!" The name