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This ‘Lamborghini Countach’ was sold for P280,000 online

Except, of course, it wasn’t really an authentic example

This 'Countach' comes complete with scissor doors. PHOTO FROM TON TON SALVATUS SANGCO

Pinoy car enthusiasts who love to trawl the Internet in search of cheap used vehicles, were incredulously amused to stumble upon this thing on the digital marketplace. The ad labeled the automobile as an “1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition” with an incredible price of P280,000. The seller also proudly announced that the car had “no LTO alarm.” Which meant it was legit, we suppose.

And by “legit,” we do not mean that the car was the real thing—only that it had no red flags to potentially trouble the buyer. Obviously, no Lamborghini in this condition would sell at the above-mentioned price.

The neighbors will be totally shocked to see this sports car in your humble garage. PHOTOS FROM TON TON SALVATUS SANGCO

We found some Facebook thread discussing this interesting find, and those who claimed to have knowledge of the vehicle said it was a replica based on a Pontiac Fiero. If there’s one thing everybody agrees on, it’s that this is one nicely done copy that could even fool a Lamborghini owner on the road.

If you were to refurbish this car, what engine would you use to power it?



Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist for 25 years. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. The rest, as they say, is rock and roll. He writes the column ‘Spoiler’.



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