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What should I be paying?

The list price is £2 million plus tax. Yet it was all sold out within about a week of being announced last summer. Rumours suggested that some customers subsequently withdrew their orders, presumably unhappy about how the car was received.

Yes, Lambo is making nearly twice as many of these as it did the Sian (112 plays 63 Sian coupes, plus another 19 roadsters), but it’s cheaper by half a million, essentially mechanically identical and features a legendary nameplate. If you missed out on a Sian and you’re desperate for something with a supercapacitor in your collection, here’s your chance. 

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But that’s not the point. It’s precisely because of the uncertainty around whether this is a fitting tribute to the original that people are nervous about taking the plunge with this one. The only winners at the moment are likely to be original Countach owners, who have had the bright light of investment shone on them and will be experiencing a value uplift as a result. Whether the same will be true of this one in the future is much more uncertain.

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