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Countach, the ultimate supercar

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  1. sp1der

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    Roof sustained a bit of damage in France last year so temporary until I can get 're painted new born taking all the time at the moment
     
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    Spats are a good idea as paint gets blasted to hell on the rear arches
     
  3. joe sackey

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    Correct.
     
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    Of course I don’t get to hear it at redline, but I see and hear the Cannonball car at least once a year.. it sounds very similar to the movie unless it’s just idling- pretty sure the “rumor” was started by some jealous F car guys..in fact, listen to the Ferrari 308 and 911 race in the movie Against All Odds.. the F car sound mostly was dubbed in..wanna guess what soundtrack they used?
     
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    You’re hearing the Cannonball Countach LOL
     
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    That's what I think also.

    In movie-making as with most things time is money, I can't see any reason why they would record something else when they had a real V12 Countach at their disposal.
     
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    Does it still have the chopped shift lever?
     
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    As early as late 1974, Automobili Ferruccio Lamborghini SpA attempted an application for USA DOT Certification, this is the initial submission

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    "Omologazione USA" is the title of this final production illustration for the proposed USA version of the Countach dated January the 22nd 1975, this was based on the LP400 Prototype

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    Thank you very much for sharing this important document, Joe!
     
  17. em42

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    Interesting to see that they used the prototype’s window shape for this document!
    Thanks a lot for sharing. Where did you find it by the way?
     
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    My pleasure.

    The illustrations were based on the LP400 Prototype.

    I found it years ago from a Lamborghini factory insider by doing historical research, the entire 65 pages are in my archives, some of which may make it into a Countach book.
     
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    Made the local car show on Tuesday night some stills at start and then 9m30s leaving
     
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    Looking and sounding great fella !!!
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