Countach was every 80’s kid’s “dream car.” Its image decorated countless teenage bedroom walls and school notebook covers of the era. The wedge-shaped Lambo is arguably the most iconic exotic car of all time. No car of its time – or arguably any other – could generate so much excitement just sitting still.
Although it’s often associated with the 1980s, Countach first entered production all the way back in 1974. The last one rolled off the assembly line in 1990. Over its impressive decade-and-half-plus production run, the Italian exotic was refined and improved repeatedly. It also became much more powerful. The original version came with a 370-horsepower V-12. In its final year, the car’s twelve-cylinder power plant was churning out an impressive 447 horsepower. This was thanks to increased displacement and a host of other improvements.