Automaker Lamborghini has recreated the very first copy of the famous Countach supercar, built in 1971. The project is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Countach. This was reported by the press service of Lamborghini.
“The Lamborghini Countach LP500 debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1971 and marked a new era not only in the history of the brand itself, but also in the supercar segment in general.
A steep wedge-shaped silhouette, flat body panels, vertically raised guillotine doors – at one time, the car had the effect of an exploding bomb! “- said in a statement.
It is reported that the serial release of Countach began in 1974. For the 50th anniversary of Countach, Lamborghini decided to rebuild the original prototype.
A private client in the Polo Storico division, which restores classic brands of cars, commissioned the project and the work took 24 thousand person-hours.
The company noted that for the reproduction of the car used authentic technologies half a century ago – in fact, the revived Countach LP500 is assembled almost entirely by hand.
For all mechanical components, as in 1971, original Lamborghini spare parts were used or parts of that time were restored.
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