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Automobile of The Day : 2022 Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4

When Lamborghini unveiled the Countach LPI 800-4 in the course of the Monterey Automobile Week, the reactions had been considerably blended, some beloved the automotive whereas others actually didn’t like the very fact they resurrected the Countach identify for this new limited-edition mannequin, maintaining in thoughts the Countach LPI 800-4 was created as an homage to rejoice the fiftieth anniversary of the unique Countach prototype revealed in 1971, however whereas Lamborghini all the time insisted they might by no means have a look at the previous however solely create vehicles for the long run, this new Countach rubbed individuals the mistaken method as a result of it’s a far cry from the unique Countach from the Seventies.

On one other notice, you need to admit that the laws and guidelines have modified significantly over the past 5 many years, and whereas Automobili Lamborghini SpA did recreate one bespoke unit of the unique 1971 Countach prototype for Swiss collector Albert Spiess, it might be nearly unimaginable to do a manufacturing run, even when we’re solely speaking about 112 items as a hyperlink to the LP112 inner code of the Countach within the Seventies, to make use of the then-current Aventador underpinnings to reskin as a Countach restomod so to talk.

For the 2022 Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 we’re speaking in regards to the LP for Longitudinale Posteriore, the place of the huge 6.5-Liter V12 engine behind the seats in a longitudinal place as a mid-engine, the I stands for Ibrido, or hybrid as there’s a 34 hp electrical motor on this particular automotive (just like the Lamborghini Sián), the 800 is meant to be the overall energy output of the engine, extra on that later, whereas the -4 depicts we’re a four-wheel drive transmission that may shift energy to the entrance wheels when traction is misplaced on the massively vast rear wheels.

About that 800hp energy output, it’s not fully right, it must be LPI 819-4 to be precise as we’re speaking about 785 hp from the NA V12 engine and an extra 34 hp from the electrical motor powered by a supercapacitor … however by some means LPI 800-4 sounds loads higher, in order that’s had been we ended up, and if you need to understand how this swansong restricted manufacturing Aventador primarily based Countach sounds and what she’s to drive, check out this current assessment from well-known Fifth Gear on YouTube once they take the prototype automotive from Lamborghini that’s now on show on the Museo in Sant’Agata onto the street in Scotland:

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