Lamborghini shocked everyone by announcing the revive of the iconic Countach nameplate for the new supercar which is supposed to be hybrid. The Countach was sold between 1974 and 1990 and was first showcased in the Geneva motor show in 1971 as a prototype. The Countach is the car that paved way for modern Lamborghinis. And to celebrate the 50 years of Countach Italian manufacturer has decided to bring back the iconic nameplate, in a new avatar.
Stefan Winkelmann CEO, Lamborghini earlier this year announced the launch of 2 supercars. This new car will be one of those two, interestingly, the company has taken inspiration from the earlier generation, LP400 Countach. The teaser also confirmed that the new Lamborghini Countach will use a V12 engine.
Lamborghini Countach Full Reveal
For now, the company has just revealed the nameplate and has teased the engine. But we can expect the full revival of the new supercar in the world’s biggest motor fests, Monterey Car Week in California, and Munich Motor Show. A spoke person for the company has also suggested that the car will be the limited edition. And most importantly it will be the last Lamborghini to feature supercapacitor technology. The First generation Countach LP 400 was also a limited edition and the company has manufactured only 151 units of it.
Lamborghini Countach Powertrain
The upcoming sports car could use the hybrid powertrain that has been used on Sian. Mating to the 6.5-liter V12 and 48-volt electric motor with a supercapacitor for enhanced acceleration and lower emissions. By this, we can say that the power output and the other things will be in the same region as that of Sian. The car will generate about 810Hp, which means it will match the Sian’s speed. Sian can sprint from 0-100kph in less than 3 seconds and a top speed of nearly 354kmph.