RM Paris 2015 – 1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Twin Turbo!?

RM Paris 2015 - 1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Twin Turbo!? A Countach with a twin-turbo V12!

Talk about delicious excess.

The original engine and turbocharger parts are all included in the sale, but the Countach as it stands is naturally-aspirated, as it was originally.

The colors of this bright Carrara White LP400S Series II, along with its rarity, ensure a very, very strong performance on the auction block in a few weeks.

1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Twin Turbo


RM Auctions


4 February 2015

Lot 164

1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400S

€500.000 – €700.000

  • Chassis no. 1121254
  • Engine no. S10V4-048

375 bhp, 3,929 cc DOHC V-12 engine with six twin-throat Weber carburettors, five-speed manual transmission, unequal length A-arm front suspension with coil springs and an anti-roll bar, upper lateral-link rear suspension with lower A-arms, coil springs, and an anti-roll bar, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,450 mm.

  • One of 105 Countach LP400S Series II examples built
  • One of three Countaches upgraded by Bob Wallace with twin turbochargers in period
  • Includes original matching-numbers engine
  • Serviced and fitted with a new interior by Gary Bobileff

RM Paris 2015 - 1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Twin Turbo!?

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