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Countach, the ultimate supercar

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    EXCELLENT !! ..... THANK YOU for sharing this valuable and little known information...
     
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    #26579 33guana, Dec 29, 2019
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    Replace the ********** with where he said the article is from - the link won't be postable on this site with that name in it.
     
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    Image Unavailable, Please Login Image Unavailable, Please Login Image Unavailable, Please Login Image Unavailable, Please Login Image Unavailable, Please Login Image Unavailable, Please Login Overjoyed to have found this magazine which was 'lost' in the attic for the last 23 years. Bought and treasured this magazine in 1983, it cost a fortune at the time. When you consider that other magazines of the era cost 50p!! It was worth every penny, adored this Countach and spent hours staring at the pictures.
    Hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
     
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    ahhh the centerfold
    super sexy
    and the pages weren't stuck together?
     
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    #26586 GTAV6, Jan 14, 2020
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    That is a Countach in a colour scheme I would love to see in person (as it was for those pictures, anyway). "Oro Longchamps" (I think?), over gold wheels and tan interior, but the body coloured 'flag' mirrors add an intriguing element to its overall look.
     
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  11. Robert W

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    Yes it’s that car and it was Oro Met Longchamps indeed before it changed colour a few times. I don’t think the wheels are gold, also I don’t think the interior is tan.. but the mirrors are awesome!!
     
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    You are probably correct about the interior - I said tan, but in all honesty I do not think that is the correct word to describe it. However, I have a copy of another photograph of the car (taken in the UK somewhere), and it definitely had gold wheels:

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    Sorry, I cannot credit this picture properly, as I do not know from where it originated. I pulled it from this thread some time ago.
     
  13. Rossocorsa1

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    The technical name for “beige” or “tan” leather in later Countach variants was “champagne” (for example on my 1985 QV downdraft). But, it seems the color tone on earlier variants was much darker, almost a light brown.
     
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    Thank you for that.
     
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  17. GTAV6

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    They are very definitely silver in one of those pictures. I wonder what it left the factory with.
    In my opinion, it looks far better with gold wheels against the Oro Longchamps than it does with silver.
     

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