The Lamborghini Countach originally debuted in 1971 and now, 50 years on, the brand has announced a new model. Photo: Lamborghini Hong Kong
The Lamborghini Countach originally debuted in 1971 and now, 50 years on, the brand has announced a new model. Photo: Lamborghini Hong Kong
Daniel Langer
Opinion

Opinion

Daniel Langer

The Lamborghini Countach 2021: the supercar is reborn 50 years after the 1970s original, delivering ‘extreme’ at its best

  • Marcello Gandini of Bertone designed the Miura and the original Countach, which debuted in 1971 at the Geneva International Motor Show – not even the Aventador is more radical
  • It accelerates slower than the Tesla Model S Plaid, but its futuristic aesthetic led CEO Stephan Winkelmann (also Bugatti’s CEO) to say it’s ‘not retrospective’

The Lamborghini Countach originally debuted in 1971 and now, 50 years on, the brand has announced a new model. Photo: Lamborghini Hong Kong
The Lamborghini Countach originally debuted in 1971 and now, 50 years on, the brand has announced a new model. Photo: Lamborghini Hong Kong
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