It was the Countach that properly established Lamborghini as the world’s number one purveyor of supercar otherworldliness. Yes yes, the Miura was technically revolutionary (mid-engined) and intriguing (transversally disposed V12), and most of all heart-stoppingly beautiful. But the Countach was – and remains – something else. So using a gorgeous 1974 Countach LP400 Periscopo, let Top Gear Magazine’s Jack Rix show you in eight ways why this wedge is one to rule them all.
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