, 2023-01-19 23:48:01,
► ‘As-new’ Lamborghini Countach at auction
► A remarkable 155 miles on the odometer
► Set for sale in Arizona by RM Sothebys
Here’s your chance to rewind the clock to 1990 and snap up what is essentially a brand new version of one of the greatest supercars of all time.
RM Sothebys is selling this remarkable Lamborghini Countach with just 155 miles on the clock at its Arizona sale on Thursday 26 January 2023. It carries an estimate of $750,000 – $1 million (£606k – £808k) and is believed to be the lowest-mileage Countach in the world.
The final model year 1990 25th Anniversary rolled off theSant’Agata Bologenese factory line in August 1989 in a relatively muted metallic black paint over grey leather.
The as-new Lamborghini Countach: why has nobody driven it?
Paperwork presented by the auctioneers suggests it was sold in February 1990 to a doctor in Detroit for $275,000 (£222k in today’s money). Remarkably, it reappeared at the supplying dealer, Clark Motor Company in Ohio, in 2007 with just eight miles on the clock, suggesting it was more of an art installation than a red-blooded driving machine.
It was bought by a collector and regularly inspected, started and taken for short spins to keep the 5.2-litre V12 in working order. RM Sothebys says that the Lambo still rides on its original Pirelli P Zero tyres and has a full set of original documentation, including manuals, brochures and 1990 registration…
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