Lamborghini Countach: the challenge of reinventing an icon

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Lamborghini’s head of design Mitja Borkert tells CDN about the process of creating the new Countach 

The sun shone brightly on a Friday morning in Carmel Valley, California. Despite a tenacious pandemic that refuses to retreat, many of the world’s most notable motoring enthusiasts nonetheless gathered on the green to sip champagne and admire rare new cars and classics alike. Held during Monterey Car Week ahead of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegence, “The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering” has become the week’s hottest ticket. It’s a much more intimate event than the Sunday concours, with spectators paying US$1,000 (or more) to stroll amongst fantastic automobiles of past and present, eating and drinking freely from concession tents with offerings that range from caviar to couscous.

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