1987 Lamborghini Countach

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Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1987
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: E57 JAR Chassis Number: ZA9C005AOHLA12165
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 extroverted and outrageous of cars available for the street. As a replacement for the fabulous Miura this was a tall order, but there can be no doubt that they succeeded. Incorporating much race car technology it was an automotive tour de force. With its back to front longitudinally mounted V12 engine and gearbox, independent double wishbone suspension all round and rigid space frame it was easily the fastest production car around, reaching a claimed 190 mph. Whilst Lamborghini are widely regarded with ‘launching’ the supercar phenomenon with the Miura of the 1960s, every enthusiast knows that the benchmark in super ca