Lamborghini Countach Reborn As V12 Hybrid

Sant’Agata confirmed a hybrid V12 will take on the nameplate.

By Terry Christodoulou 10/08/2021

The word ‘iconic’ gets bandied around an awful lot in the supercar world, however few can lay claim to the number of bedroom posters and cultural cut-through achieved by the Lamborghini Countach.

It’s why the announcement from the Italian marque to revive the hallowed nameplate has come as something of a shock.

The second of two models confirmed for debut in 2021 by Lamborghini CEO Stefan Winkelmann earlier this year will be a reborn Countach fitted with the hybrid 6.5-litre V12 hybrid powertrain borrowed from the bonkers Siàn hypercar.

Details are scant about the impending supercar – apart from a nod to its instantly recognisable wedge-shaped silhouette.  However, it seems the Raging Bull has looked to its earliest Countach model, the LP400, for a streamlined, wingless aesthetic.

The Sian’s powertrain offers output in the region of 596kW, the reborn ‘Countach’ will likely follow suit, with 0-100km/h in less than three seconds and a top speed of 350km/h.

The Countach will be followed by the 2023 replacement from the Lamborghini Aventador’s unnamed successor, which will keep its V12 engine alongside a plug-in hybrid power system as part of Lamborghini’s commitment to electrification.

Lamborghini.com

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