Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Lamborghini Countach 5000s QV (Kyosho)

The Lamborghini Countach was a mid-engined supercar produced by the Italian automaker from 1974 to 1990. Its design popularized, the wedge-shaped, sharply angled look popular in many high performance supercars. The "cabin-forward" design concept, which pushes the passenger compartment forward in order to accommodate a larger engine, was also popularized by the Countach. The car featured on posters in every boys room in the mid 70's to the late 80's. The Countach inspired many sports car manufacturers. Like the Miura, it was also designed by Marcello Gandini of the Bertone design studio.

In 2004, Sports Car International named this car number three on the list of Top Sports CArs of the 1970s, and it was listed as number ten on their list of Top Sports Cars of the 1980s. The Countach is one of the 10 most influential cars in the world.

Additional details:

- wirings and copper tubing on the bay
- fabricated spare tire restraining belt
- extra wirings, hoses and chrome belts for hoses on the engine
- repainted and detailed some parts on the engine
- added door lock mechanisms
- installed rear fog lamp

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