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    Drag Countach

    Anyone else ever see this? Nevermind the crash, the car itself is a wild idea

    http://www.automotiveaddicts.com/234...-hits-the-wall

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    I don't like drag racing. And i'm sad to see such a beautiful car destroyed that way! (with the modification, not the crash)
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    I'd be surprised if that was ever an actual Countach...
    Life's too short to drive bad cars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pimento View Post
    I'd be surprised if that was ever an actual Countach...
    Well. Sadly:
    Well, one car that happens to be a hodgepodge of a classic, exotic and dragster is a highly modified Lamborghini Countach sporting a front engine and a blower big enough to swallow little children whole.
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    Depends on your definition of highly modified.. could be that that they started with a pair of Countach headlights and created the rest from scratch...
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    Quote Originally Posted by pimento View Post
    Depends on your definition of highly modified.. could be that that they started with a pair of Countach headlights and created the rest from scratch...
    True! - but doubtful
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brix View Post
    True! - but doubtful
    We can but hope!
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    I agree- I'm not sure why the engine is in the front either.

    It may not even be a Lamborghini engine.

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    That is pretty clearly a typical funnycar with a plastic Countach bodykit. Nothing from Lamborghini exists on it.

    It's even possible it's this one: Lamborghini Countach Drag Car, Dragster, Like No Other! - Ultimatecarpage.com forums
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    Quote Originally Posted by csl177 View Post
    That is pretty clearly a typical funnycar with a plastic Countach bodykit. Nothing from Lamborghini exists on it.

    It's even possible it's this one: Lamborghini Countach Drag Car, Dragster, Like No Other! - Ultimatecarpage.com forums
    Clearly not the same.
    And to me, it looks like it's an original Countach front.


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    It isn't. Like csl said it's a fiberglass body with an American/Australian V8.
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    Even if it was an original (which, as several point out is unlikely), they could have found an already totaled Countach and re-built it as a front-engined dragster. It would be highly expensive and not really worth the time (IMO), to re-build a perfectly good, existing Countach as a dragster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pimento View Post
    Depends on your definition of highly modified.. could be that that they started with a pair of Countach headlights and created the rest from scratch...
    I agree, these types of dragsters are always pourpose built and use no original parts from the car they represent. Frame, suspension, tranny and engine have nothing to do with the ĻoriginalĻ car. Even the body is made from a fiberglass mold made to fit the frame.

    So donīt worry, a real lambo wasnīt ruined to make that dragster. I do have to say, that has got to be the biggest supercharger Iīve ever seen!!! No wonder the driver crashed, he canīt see where heīs going!!! LOL
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