Design legend Marcello Gandini distances himself from “so-called new Countach”


Italian design legend behind the original Countach Marcello Gandini blasts the limited run Countach LPI 800-4 as a “so-called Countach”  and not reflective of his spirit and vision

Marcello Gandini, the legendary designer who created the Lamborghini Countach in 1971, has distanced himself from the Countach LPI 800-4 – a limited run production car that revives the Countach name plate. 

In a statement, Gandini said he was never made aware of the project by Automobili Lamborghini and was in no way involved. Furthermore, the designer was scathing of the Countach LPI 800-4 stating it “does not reflect his spirit and vision.” 

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