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The nice thing about driving a Countach at night is that the outward visibility doesn’t change much. The tough thing about driving this particular Countach is that the clutch was on the way out. The publicity stunt was perplexing, because in the Venn diagram of people who can afford Lamborghinis and people who are into Justin Bieber, the overlap consists of Justin Bieber. The cops bought my story about our scooter-riding friend, and we pulled up to the velvet rope looking like time travelers. Up at the house, a crowd of beautiful people surrounded a draped car.
- But when you roll up to a Lamborghini party in a 1988 Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole, the gatekeepers demand no supplication.
- With the roofline at 42 inches, the Countach is about as tall as a five-year-old but demands more attention.
- It’s not just an ego car. It’s the definitive ego car.
“As we idled past the crowd, a guy with an Italian accent yelled, “Now that’s what a V-12 should sound like!” and Bell obligingly blipped the throttle. There was a pop star up by the pool, but the rock star was on its way back to the garage.”
The nice thing about driving a Countach at night is that the outward visibility doesn’t change much. The tough thing about driving this particular Countach is that the clutch was on the way out. The publicity stunt was perplexing, because in the Venn diagram of people who can afford Lamborghinis and people who are into … Read More
When auto lenders lease out vehicles, they charge the customer a monthly payment and make an assumption of the car or truck’s value when it will be returned and re-sold as used. If vehicles are depreciating more than expected, losses can pile up. Automakers and lenders then may have to begin offering less-attractive terms on … Read More
The cutting edge LS 500 debuted in Detroit back in January and was trailed by the Lexus 500h crossover in Geneva a month ago. Lexus is probably not going to disclose a tuned powerplant for the LS, yet the F-Game ought to be something other than a taking care of bundle and one of a … Read More
Preceding the organization’s choice to subtly fabricate the Passage GT supercar to praise the 50th commemoration of the Blue Ovals triumph in the celebrated internationally French race over Ferrari, organization authorities initially led reviews to build up a Horse to contend in the race. The Bronco racer – code-named Extend Silver, after the Solitary Officers … Read More
The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT/GT C Roadster is a convertible which has a top that opens very quickly, but drives so smooth, it may be hard to tell the top is down. The engine in this car feels like it may have a V-16 although it has a turbo V-8. This car has a rearward facing … Read More
Hog Calling: The Ford F-series’ Chief Designer on Motorcycles, Pickups, and the Importance of Function
Many people love motorcycles and trucks. They are popular vehicles. Many own them and are proud of them. There is a whole culture built around this. These same people rarely think of their designs and why they work the way they do even though that is an interesting topic. It is discussed here by a … Read More
The new 2017 Porsche 911 is iconic and has a strong appeal and great interior. The car is very well dressed not only on the inside but as well on the outside. With its sleek design you can definitely hear the engine roar on this car. There are many pros and cons to going with … Read More
The Apple Koch blunder is a very silly one. When users are directed over the Apple Kotch Bridge, the bridge is pronounced as the Apple Coke Bridge. This could be something political at work here. The bridge was named after a former mayor of New York, much to the dismay of people who wanted the … Read More
When going on a trip you always want to make sure your transportation is reliable and safe, especially when you won’t be the one driving. It is always important too if you will be traveling with others because you have to make sure everyone will be safe. Which, is why this article talks about a … Read More
Hiking maps have gone mobile. The feds have unveiled digital back country guides. Now, if you are navigating your way through the back country of Alaska, you will be better off. The digital m,aps are free and users can use their smart phone to download them. The app hooks up to the GPS to show … Read More