Gallery: the history of Lamborghini V12s
Following Richard’s Aventador power test on the show, here are the big Lambo’s siblings…
Posted: 02 Aug 2011
If the Miura epitomised beauty and spirit, the Countach prefixed Lamborghini's outrageous streak. Witness the scissor doors and that wedge-shaped, Gandini-designed body. All conceived and built in the eye of the 1973 oil crisis, financial uncertainty for the company and just before Ferrucio himself sold his shares, waved goodbye and retired to make wine.