1989 Lamborghini Countach

Anniversary

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1989
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 12043C
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 street. 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 stuck.
Incorporating much race car technology, it was an automotive tour de force. With its bac