Lamborghini launched a concept study called the LP500 50 years ago. Three years later, the next production version will see the light of day, Countach. A classic was born.
Five decades later, a company almost exclusively dedicated to exotic racing cars, has a modern interpretation of the model that has always had the same name.
We’re talking to you about it for a few days; Here is the new Lamborghini Countach finally unveiled today on the California side.
This time, we must refer to the model as Countach LPI 800-4. It debuted for the first time in Quil, one of the most prestigious events taking place as part of the automotive activities of the Pebble Beach Rally.
Surprisingly, the modern Countach Aventador sits on the structure. As we speculated earlier this week, it will have a hybrid powertrain similar to the 2019 Cion. The peak horsepower here is 803hp, which is much lower than the 807 benchmarks. Sion released.
However, a small electric motor was built into the transmission to boost Lamborghini’s 6.5-liter V12. The latter alone develops 770 horses here. The electric motor only supports conventional mechanics at speeds of up to 130 km / h, but it restores power during braking. It stores in a supercapacitor instead of a conventional battery. Power is transmitted to all four wheels.
From 0-100 km / h, we are talking about 2.8 seconds, which is more than time … respectable. Of course, with this type of racing car, we should now point to 0-200 mph. It can reach a top speed of 221 mph or 356 km / h in 8.6 seconds.
At this speed on our roads, the car was seized and its owner put in sheet metal. Fun aside, we agree that we are talking about the best predatory beast in a circuit.
Beyond this luxury of performance statistics, design is more enjoyable. The second refers to a modern interpretation of the original creation. We are closer to the concept that was unveiled at the 1971 Geneva Motor Show.
Fifty years worth celebrating.
As for the product, be aware that if you can afford one, only 112 copies will be marketed. This number represents the model designation (LP112) used during the development of the first Countach.
Deliveries are expected to begin in early 2022.
Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 images