What Great Car Was Actually Terrible On The Track?

A big V12 engine, an enormous board for a wing, and the fattest tires this side of an open-pit mine should make for a fantastic, beautifully balanced track car. Except the Lamborghini Countach was, by all accounts, the complete, total opposite of that. » 1/19/15 11:32am 1/19/15 11:32am

The BMW i8 Is The True Successor To The Lamborghini Countach

Conventional wisdom (and Wikipedia) tell you that the Lamborghini Diablo is the successor to the Countach, but it's not. That's because the BMW i8 is. » 11/11/14 9:00pm 11/11/14 9:00pm

Hero Parks Lamborghini On London's Tower Bridge, Predictably Gets Towed

The Lamborghini Countach is the most obnoxious of all the obnoxious cars ever created. So to truly put the icing on the obnoxious cake, you have to do something that will supremely annoy all the local peasantry, in their commoner's cars. Like parking it right on London's iconic Tower Bridge. » 10/09/14 12:21pm 10/09/14 12:21pm

What You Learn Driving The Countach And Miura Back To Back

There are Lamborghinis, and then there are these Lamborghinis: the Miura and the Countach. The first was a beautiful work of art, the world's first modern supercar; the second was a brutal, violent machine, and the ultimate "poster car" for an entire generation of enthusiasts. » 8/19/14 12:00pm 8/19/14 12:00pm

Sweet Mercy This Is A Countach Whipping On Track

Have you ever seen a Countach being driven in anger on track, you know, without crashing or exploding or anything? Well, take a look at this. » 12/17/13 3:00pm 12/17/13 3:00pm

Watch 50 Years Of V12 Lamborghinis Explained In 24 Minutes

Evo's Editior-in-chief Harry Metcalfe is a proud owner of a Lamborghini Countach QV, so it's only natural he took part in the 50th anniversary celebration tour with it across Italy. Enjoy the newest episode of Evo Diaries. » 5/29/13 1:20pm 5/29/13 1:20pm

CBS' 60 Minutes Takes A Test Drive In A Lamborghini Countach

 Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 2/24/13 5:28pm 2/24/13 5:28pm

The Basement Lamborghini Is For Sale On eBay

This past October, Ken Imhoff — the guy who spent 17 years building the ultimate Lamborghini Countach replica in his basement — told us he wanted to sell it. Now, it's on eBay, and the bidding just topped $75,000. » 1/04/13 10:00am 1/04/13 10:00am

Watch A Lamborghini Countach Be Set Free…And Immediately Crash

Okay, so this Countach owner crashed within yards of running his car at Brooklands, but HEY AT LEAST HE TRIED. Good job. Good effort. » 10/25/12 1:00pm 10/25/12 1:00pm

The Man Who Spent 17 Years Building The Ultimate Lamborghini Replica In…

Twenty-two years ago, Ken Imhoff started building a Lamborghini Countach, by hand, in his basement. Seventeen years later he was done, and the world watched as he smashed a hole in his house to get it out. » 10/24/12 2:00pm 10/24/12 2:00pm

Go back in time with this 1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV

It decorated the walls of a generation car lovers and defined an era of supercar excess. Several decades later the once cutting edge design is certainly dated but is certainly still the stuff of exotic car dreams for many car lovers. Anyone with the means to make their aging supercar dreams a reality would be hard… » 12/17/11 11:00am 12/17/11 11:00am

Fake Lamborghini cruises Occupy Wall Street protest

Back in the 1980s, there was no symbol of Wall Street excess quite like the Lamborghini Countach. And yet, the 1980s were nothing compared to the excess that would come later. But a fake Lambo at a protest over fake profits? Now that's symbolism. » 10/06/11 12:00pm 10/06/11 12:00pm

Hungarian photographer documents supercars under Communism

The golden age of supercars were heady days in the West, where there were actual people who could comprehend and buy them. But what was it like to look at the Ferrari 512 and the Lamborghini Countach in a world of planned economies and Trabant futures? An ongoing project explores the automotive dreams of Communist… » 9/30/11 4:00pm 9/30/11 4:00pm

Jet-powered Lamborghini Countach fails to launch on Swedish ice

Oh hello, Swedish steel frame-Lamborghini with a Boeing 553 gas turbine converted to jet propulsion. How's it going? Oh, you were at Orsa Speed Weekend? Sorry things didn't work out. We'll be rooting for you next year. » 3/21/11 4:30pm 3/21/11 4:30pm

Just One of the Countach’s Many Weird Windows

When Marcello Gandini inoculated fantasy spaceship design into cars, he had bigger things to worry about than rear visibility. Like scissor doors. This window looks straight into an air intake. Like we care. It's a Countach! Photo: Axel Griesinger » 12/06/10 1:00pm 12/06/10 1:00pm

Holy Ferruccio! A Lamborghini Countach Safety Car

Surely this must classify as a warp event in ‘80s teenage bedroom poster physics. The only thing missing is Farrah Fawcett frolicking on the engine cover. Click for another picture! » 10/07/10 4:30pm 10/07/10 4:30pm

The 5000QV Was My Childhood Wet Dream

While screwing around online the other night I came across a list of 50 things reminding me of my 80s childhood. The one thing missing? The Lamborghini Countach 5000 quattrovalvole. There, I fixed it. [Photo Credit: Man on the Move] » 7/22/10 9:00am 7/22/10 9:00am

This Is A Math Geek's Lamborghini Countach

Yep, that's a Lambo. This elegant pile of angles was produced using a 3-D modeling process that its makers have dubbed the Lo Res Project. How they made it is both simple and fascinating. » 7/07/10 2:30pm 7/07/10 2:30pm