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Friday 7th September 2012

Pic Of The Week: Countach!

Its name is an expletive for crying out loud, what more do you need to know?



OK, so this is the definition of a POTW easy win. But when our colleagues at Classic & Sports Car kindly gave us permission to use some Lambo shots commissioned by them and photographed by Malcolm Griffiths it was clear we had some pretty special pics on our hands.

David Vivian's wonderfully evocative PH Heroes piece on the car many of us had on our bedroom walls a few years back celebrated some of the stories that make the Countach such a legend. But it's always the car's visual impact that leaves one reeling, Griffiths' pics absolutely the stuff of dreams. Choosing one from the selection was difficult but this one, to us, sums up the 'I want to be there, doing THAT!' spirit best of all. So. Reprise that peeling, sun bleached poster of old in stylish digital form on the electronic device of your choosing, courtesy of Pic Of The Week. Click below for the downloadable version to suit your needs...

Traditional
Computer widescreen (16:10)
TV widescreent (16:9)
Portrait (smartphone, etc)

 

Dan Trent
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M@1975

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Awesome picture! smile

epom

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Awwww thats just superb :-)

RicksAlfas

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Great picture!
Amazing car (and I don't care if you can't see out/it's not very fast/you can't have any legs/etc).


luke111s

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Thanks PH! yum

deltashad

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I'd love to have that on my bedroom wall, next to Samantha Fox but i'm not allowed.
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Redwing

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Well if we're doing porn....


soad

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Already saved onto my phone from the main article. smile

Pistonwot

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"COUNTACH! Que bella maquina!" (f**k, what a beautiful machine)

900T-R

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That'll be 'que bella macchina', then... nerd

Kenzle

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Beautiful! cloud9

Anyone know where that pic was taken?

goron59

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Hadn't you published this picture before? Seems familiar. I remember people complaining about what a bad photograph it was, clearly missing the point that it's a countach!

M666 EVO

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Utter Grot

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Agent Orange

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deltashad said:
Samantha Fox
Linda Lusardi wink

KimZ

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900T-R said:
That'll be 'que bella macchina', then... nerd
um.. not quite.. "Che bella macchina" in Italian or "Que carro tan bello" in Spanish!! /pedant.

However the Lambo pic is PORN! sperm

highflyer

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Dear PH
All these pic of the week are you going to put them on a calendar for next year ? if not, how about putting them on a calender ? but I want the 1st one free for the idea wink

henrycrun

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seems to have shot into the sun ?

Shinobi

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Excellent picture.

JMC1

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oh god do I miss mine....... please let thi recession be over so I can start putting the dosh together for another one

keslake

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I said a while, Lambo should re-introduce it.

Keep the basic shape but stick all the current running gear in ( somehow )

Still the best looking car ever made !

BarbaricAvatar

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A worthy desktop picture! Thanks. smile
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