Lamborghini published a set of photos and a video of the Countach LPI 800-4‘s first outing on public roads. The limited-production supercar was joined by two of its predecessors and main sources of inspiration – the original Countach LP 400 and the last example of the Countach 25th Anniversary that came off the Sant’Agata factory.
Last month, Lamborghini showed us images of the LPI 800-4 with the unique Countach LP500 Reconstruction but this is the first time we see the supercar in dynamic shots. The choice of the classics was not random since they represent the two opposite ends of the Countach design spectrum with equal influence in the styling of the modern reinterpretation. The original 1974 Countach LP400 has the simplest form, while the final 1988 Countach 25th Anniversary adopts extensive aero components.
The photos were taken in the Italian countryside which looks like the ideal scenery to experience the driving characteristics of the hybrid raging bull. Mind you, the supercar that is based on the Aventador’s carbon-fiber monocoque chassis is fitted with a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12, a 48-Volt electric motor mounted in the automatic gearbox, and a supercapacitor. The combined power output is 803 hp (599 kW / 814 PS), allowing for a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in 2.8 seconds, 0-200 km/h (0-124 mph) in 8.6 seconds and a top speed of 355 km/h (221 mph).
112 units made, all sold out
All of the 112 units of the LPI 800-4 had been sold out prior to the unveiling for $2.64 million each, making it significantly more expensive than the Aventador but cheaper than the $3.7 million Sián FKP 37 sibling. Deliveries will start from the first quarter of 2022 so it won’t be long before we start seeing the modern Countach in supercar meetings and exhibitions all over the world, although a large portion of the owners will likely treat them as garage queens.