​​​​1975 Lamborghini Countach LP400 "Periscopio": The 50th of only 150 "Periscopios" Produced
Chassis no. 1120100
Engine no. 1120034
Original color: Blu Notte with a Ivory/Blue interior
This wonderful Countach is the 50th of only 150 "Periscopios" built and originally left the factory in extremely desirable Blu Notte with Ivory/Blue interior. A rolling art form, designed by Marcello Gandini of Bertone fame. The Countach was a game changing design just like the Miura that proceeded it several years before. Never has a production car ever taken the world by storm like the Countach. The word Countach roughly translates to "astonishment and admiration". What a fitting name for such at machine! The beautiful engine design comes from Giotto Bizzarrini. Bizzarrini's design started as a 1.5 liter Grand Prix racing engine while he was chief engineer at Ferrari.
From the factory it was sold to Milano dealer Achilli Motors on September 24, 1975. From Italy the car traveled to Tokyo, Japan and was purchased by Mr. Urushibara Norimitsu on August 15, 1977. Mr. Norimitsu later traded the car to Hawk Sogyo Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Hawk Sogyo Co. Ltd. sold the car on January 29, 1980 to Mr. Minuro Yasukawa of Los Angles, California. Mr. Yasukawa traded the car in at Royal Classic Motors in Marina Del Rey, California. Mr Yasukawa worked with McLaren and Leyton House F1 teams. His son is Professional racing driver Roger Yasukawa. October 29, 1981 Mr. Thomas Mittler, a well known collector, from Mishawaka, Indiana purchased the car from Royal Classic Motors. The car has been in a private collection since 1984 with very little use.
In the summer of 2017 a comprehensive engine rebuild was completed (engine number 1120034). The car is in very original condition with the exception of having a color change to red and the interior changed to black sometime early in its life. The current colors have been present since Mr. Mittler purchased the car in 1981. The original color was Blu Notte with a Ivory/Blue interior. From service records the car has only traveled 190 miles in the last 20 years! The tires are date coded 1981! In 1988 the car was photographed by Hallmark Cards for use in a 1989-1990 school year calendar and jigsaw puzzle, I am sure that the calendar inspired many a young school boy! The car has been stored in a climate controlled environment for the last 33 years and is in very good condition considering the age of the paint.
In celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary, Lamborghini released a further updated and slightly restyled version of its celebrated Countach. It was unveiled at the 1988 Italian Grand Prix at Monza and would become, the most memorable and widely recognised Countach, and it is fondly remembered .....
1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400 'Periscopica'
A stunning example of the Countach in its original LP400 Periscopica form, chassis no. 1120154 is the 77th of 160 manufactured by Lamborghini, this LP400 was originally delivered to Canadian importer Eugene Carrie of Ontario in October 1975. The car .....
This 1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition is a beautiful original example. Red with tan interior and just 30k kilometers. It' been under the same ownership for the last 20 years and runs and drives excellent. Original paint and interior. For only $249,500
Upon seeing the words "Poster Car" the chances are one singular car popped into your head, Lamborghini's seminal Countach. The rear-mid engined V12 animal was produced from 1974 to 1990 and helped to popularise the now widespread cab-forward design concept which pushed the passenger compartment forward .....
Lamborghini LP 5000 “S” LHD in a stunning overall condition. Third owner car (Same owner since 1994) with only 26000 km’s from new!! Extensive history and service file with all invoices etc. Has been serviced by a well known Dutch Lamborghini specialist, recently serviced incl. New clutch, valve-timing, .....
- Year: 1980 Serie II Low Body
– Condition: Good
– Engine: V12 4.0L
– Power: 374hp
– Gearbox: manual ZF 5-speed
– Exterior colour: White
– Interior colour: Black
– History/Documents: Matching numbers, Lamborghini books.
This is a series II Low Body car, that is 1 .....
The Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary is
powered by the 5167cc V12, which delivers an impressive 0-60 mph acceleration time of 4.7 seconds with a top speed of 183 MPH (295 km/h).
It was the most refined and possibly the fastest edition of the Lamborghini Countach: 0�97 km/h (0�60 .....
1989 Countach Anniversary RHD
17,200 miles from new
Finished in Nero with Crema leather piped Nero
The 25th Anniversary was the final production model of the Lamborghini Countach, introduced in 1988 to honour the companies 25th anniversary and produced only until 1990 when Countach production .....
Developing a replacement for the ground-breaking Miura was bound to be a challenge, even for Lamborghini’s young and profoundly talented engineering team. The Miura had caused a sensation with its breathtakingly beautiful lines courtesy of the genius Marcello Gandini at Bertone. It was also an engineering .....
This Countach is one of only 16 RHD 1988 1/2 Model Year cars believed to have been imported to England by the UK Lamborghini importer Portman Concessionaires, two of which are thought to have then gone to Japan.
Purchased new by Gerald Carroll of the Carroll Group London in September 1988, Mr Carroll .....