Autoart's model is highly detailed — which you'd expect at this price — being a Signature Series model. The impressive Lamborghini is made of 291 parts, including 21 zinc diecast bits. More than 100 others are photoetched or made of other metal.
Paint, fit, and finish are stellar to give the car a high-end look, plus Autoart uses fabulous photoetched grilles on the air inlets to give it a realistic appearance up close. Autoart tells us the car gets 106 freehand spray painting passes to get such an even, deep, and rich finish.
The car features pop-up headlights operated by a lever under its nose, plus the car's scisssor-style doors open wide to reveal a beautifully detailed dash with all sorts of dials and knobs that look realistic. Lamborghini's low-slung tan designer seats almost look like modern lounge chairs. A bold gear shift sticks up from the console too, with the gear shift pattern printed atop the black ball knob. Seat belts are realistic, with well-defined buckles.
The hood opens to reveal the spare tire, and the rear hatch flips up to show off the well-detailed and wired V-12. The blood red wiring is coiled and delivers an authentic look. One small thing of note: The tires have no brand markings on them, but are treaded. Wheels are plain matte silver, so all your focus is on the car's fabulous body.
Headlights and taillights look realistic, and the front black-sealed running lights and turn signals are especially well done. In back are two dual exhausts. Imagine the roar that came from those on the 1:1 car!
Only 150 of these limited production Countach models were made, so collectors have a much better chance of snagging an Autoart edition of the LP400. If you do land one, it'll be a conversation starter, especially in this eye-popping bright orange!
Lamborghini Countach LP400
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