1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole

In 1985, Lamborghini introduced the final version of the Countach. It came equipped with a 48-valve (four per cylinder) version of the V12 engine. It displaced 5167cc and offered 455 (DIN) horsepower. In US form, the engine offered 420 (SAE) horsepower.

The 5000 Quattrovalvole would remain in production through 1989 and sold for $100,000. In 1989, an Anniversary Countach (in celebration of the 25th birthday of the company) became available for the cost of $145,000. It had a re-shaped hood air intake grilles, large flared wheel wells, re-styled front air dam, a one-piece rear bumper, and front and side skirting.


by Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2013
1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole vehicle information

Coupe
Designer: Bertone

Chassis Num: ZA9CA05A8JLA12322

The Lamborghini Countach stunned the world when it was introduced at the 1971 Geneva Auto Show. It had big shoes to fill as its predecessor, the Miura, was an exceptional supercar. The Countach wore an angular design courtesy of Marcello Gandini alon....[continue reading]

1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole vehicle information

Coupe
Designer: Bertone

Chassis Num: ZA9CA05A4JLA12214

In March of 1985, fourteen years after the introduction of the initial Countach, Lamborghini returned to the Geneva Auto Show to introduce the third iteration of the Countach, the QV, which was given its name after its four valve heads. The V-12 engi....[continue reading]

1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole vehicle information

Coupe
Designer: Bertone

Chassis Num: ZA9CA05A2JLA12218

Marcello Gandini of Bertone Design created the shape of the Countach with various scallops, scoops, and spoilers necessary to provide cooling to the 4.0 liter, 375 horsepower, v12 engine mounted midship. The Countach features semi-gulllwing 'scissor'....[continue reading]

Coupe
Chassis #: ZA9CA05A8JLA12322 
Coupe
Chassis #: ZA9CA05A4JLA12214 
Coupe
Chassis #: ZA9CA05A2JLA12218 

Related Reading : Lamborghini Countach History

The Countach was the predecessor to the very successful Miura. The body was designed by Marcello Gandini at Bertone, and given a mid-engine layout in two-door coupe configuration. It featured an attractive and curvaceous body with elegant lines and fitted with modern mechanical components and technology. The engine was mounted longitudinally and replaced the transverse layout of its predecessor. The....
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