Yes, that is an oddly specific fantasy, but when you watch this short film you’ll understand. And you’ll want to be there.
“Great car TV?!” you might be (rudely) exclaiming. “With no Top Gear or The Grand Tour?” you may ask, still being kind of hurtful. But yes, following our own Jalopnik show, Car vs. America, premiering on Fusion last night (which you can watch online here), our /DRIVE friends also return to TV tonight!
I’ve been thinking long and hard about why modern-day supercars just don’t excite me like they used to, and I think part of the reason is that they’re pretty good at being cars most of the time. They do what they’re supposed to, and while that’s fine, it also makes them boring. Unlike the Lamborghini Countach.
The man in question was Lamborghini’s test driver for 40 years. The car in question is a lovely maroon 1986 Lamborghini Countach QV, built for former Lamborghini CEO Patrick Mimran.
Pour one out for the red Lamborghini Countach that burnt to a crisp this past Thursday in San Francisco. Try as they might, firefighters weren’t able to put out the flames until it was too late. The death knell rings a somber echoing bellow.
No amount of road salt on a cold, slippery winter day will prevent this Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition owner from doing rad donuts.
RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba auction: my favorite time of year. Beautiful weather, Italian food, gorgeous views and expensive cars. It’s my scene. Sure, the auction doesn’t start until May 27, but I’ve already had a look at all of the lots. It’s all about who you know, see.
GQ Style rounded up a bunch of automotively-inclined celebrity and editiorial types to talk about what makes the ‘modern’ class of classic supercars and sports cars so popular. If you don’t feel like reading, at least take a gander at the beautiful gallery of cars.
Weekend mode: engage.
Some people that are cooler than all of us hung out together at a racetrack in eight beautiful examples of the Lamborghini Countach, driving around, revving in tunnels and sharing stories of trolling Coutach kit car competitions with their real Lambos.
Oh, damn, you think to yourself as you check your calendar, tea in hand, the Concours is coming up, and I don’t know how to detail my Countach.
CBS news legend and 60 Minutes star Morley Safer died today at age 84, only a week after he retired from the show, reports USA Today. Safer filed more than 900 reports in his 46 years as 60 Minutes’ longest-running correspondent, one of which was this delightful visit to the Lamborghini factory in Italy.
If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, and, most importantly floats like a duck, then it’s probably today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe crazy floatin’ ‘Lambo.’ Let’s see if this sort of sea-worthy Countach’s price is equally ship shape.
Lamborghini upgraded the original Countach to LP400 S specification officially after two prototypes were built for customers who demanded Pirelli’s new P7 tires on their supercars. Front lift, what front lift?
Welcome to Paper Jam, the feature where we highlight the best automotive advertisements from the past! Print might be nearly dead, but our scanners are just getting warmed up.
Here’s how Jim Carrey feels about fast cars: “I had a McLaren, and it was too fast for me, you realize ‘what am I eating.’ And it’s your testicles.” Get this and other gems of insight as Carrey tools around LA with Jerry Seinfeld in an old Lamborghini.
There’s really only one job a Lamborghini needs to do: blow your feeble little mind the moment you set eyes on it. Can the new overheating-prone Huracan match the legendary Countach?
Why yes, that is the best sentence you could possibly read on a Friday night. I agree.
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.
Harry Metcalfe is here to answer all the questions you had about the Lamborghini Countach, but were too afraid to ask.