The 1970s was a veritable hotbed of awesomeness so far as cars were concealed and one of the main reasons that this was the case was courtesy of some of the breathtaking machines that emerged from the Lamborghini stable at this time. None more so than this, frankly extraordinary, 1975 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio which is up for sale with Bring A Trailer and has attracted a current bid of $750k so be prepared to dig deep if you want to make this yours.
The 1975 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio from Bring A Trailer has been comprehensively restored by Bobileff Motorcar Company to a high standard and it will undoubtedly turn every head on the sidewalk when you’re driving this one past. It is one of around 150 Periscopio examples manufactured during the first four years of the Countach model’s production. Chassis 1120220 is said to have been exported to Japan in the late 1970s and was subsequently converted to the style of an LP400S Series II Countach before being imported to the US in the early 1980s.
Some of the major work carried out during the restoration of this magnificent looking Lamborghini included fabrication of a periscope-style roof and flareless fenders, a repaint in the decidedly striking colour of Tahiti Blue, reupholstery of the interior in tan leather, and overhauls of mechanical components including the 3.9-litre quad-cam V12 engine. Additional features include six Weber 45 DCOE carburetors, twin-coil ignition, a five-speed manual transmission, a limited-slip differential, four-wheel coil-sprung independent suspension, four-wheel ventilated disc brakes, Campagnolo 14” alloy wheels, Stewart-Warner gauges, and air conditioning.
Following completion of the restoration, this 1975 Lamborghini Countach LP400 Periscopio from Bring A Trailer (current bid $750k) won its class at the 2019 Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance. Some of the most impressive design elements of this impressive looking steed include a wedge-shaped profile with trapezoidal panel lines, pop-up headlights, air boxes protruding from the sail panels, NACA ducts on each flank, scissor doors, and a periscope-style angular roof depression carried over from the prototype.
The eye-catching cabin of this stunning Lamborghini from Bring A Trailer is trimmed in tan leather over the fixed-back bucket seats, console, sills, and rear firewall, with colour-matched door panels and beige carpeting. Some of the additional features include brushed suede over the dash and boxed instrument binnacle, a gated shifter, roll-up side-window vents, air conditioning, and black shoulder belts. If you love old school cool vehicles and have nigh on $1m burning a hole in your pocket, you know what you need to do.
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