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Wednesday 10th October 2012

Time For Coffee? Countach!

Nice little vid about one man's love for his Countach and why it means no more Big Macs!



Time For Tea?’s occasional morning counterpart, Time For Coffee? returns with a pleasing little eulogy to the Lamborghini Countach, courtesy of Petrolicious.com, a new site involving Depth Of Speed’s Josh Clason. We’ve enjoyed Josh’s work before, Time For Tea? featuring his beautifully shot retro GT-R vid a little while back. Petrolicious would seem to be taking a similar path of thoughtful, indulgent little videos of beautiful cars. Which is something we can probably all get behind – all power to ’em!

Shock and awe under the Californian sun
Shock and awe under the Californian sun
This one is a pretty straightforward tale of one man’s love for his Countach. No tyre smoke, no sideways action, no redline-troubling VMAX runs, just someone talking about why he loves his Lambo, despite (perhaps because of) all its practical difficulties. And, in a pattern repeated by all the Lamborghini owners we met on our day in an Aventador, he too started his love affair at a young age with a poster on the wall and seems commendably awestruck that life has afforded him the opportunity to own the real thing a few years down the line. Hope for us all yet, perhaps.

So here you go. And doesn’t a white Lambo look stunning under Californian sun…


When Outrageous Was Possible from Petrolicious on Vimeo

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80quattro

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What a car. Lovely.

y2blade

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Even after watching fifth gear I'd still have one of these over an F40.

cloud9

I Love the Countach.


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pagani1

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I have to say this was my dream car and still is, and what a great little movie too, it made my breakfast really enjoyable, a beautiful california cool feel to it. Thanks PH

scubadude

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Pornographic

LuS1fer

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Countach still No.1 for me too.
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r7ehw

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What a beautiful film. Stunning in every way!

don logan

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Nice to see that it doesn`t have those nasty big US regulation lumps on the front bumper!

y2blade

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LuS1fer said:
Countach still No.1 for me too.
I had several Countaches/s/'s/i (Plural) and the cheeky tennis girl posters on my bedroom wall as a kid.

I blame the CannonBall Run films biggrin


Gruffy

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y2blade said:
I blame the CannonBall Run films biggrin
Cannonball Run 2 opening sequence
This four minutes of film was where my whole petrolhead fascination began. A red Countach found a home on my wall.

Fire99

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For me, still the definitive supercar. Ridiculous but a car that I doubt you'd ever frown walking into your garage and seeing one parked there.

mik_jg

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Gruffy said:
y2blade said:
I blame the CannonBall Run films biggrin
Cannonball Run 2 opening sequence
This four minutes of film was where my whole petrolhead fascination began. A red Countach found a home on my wall.
Totally agree. I've the audio for the opening sequence on my ipod and listen to it more often than I'd care to admit. I just adore the noise of that V12. Best bit of car porn in any film ever.

LuS1fer

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y2blade said:
I had several Countaches/s/'s/i (Plural) and the cheeky tennis girl posters on my bedroom wall as a kid.

I blame the CannonBall Run films biggrin
I never did but was mildly blown away when they first launched it but my tongue hung out when they added all the scoops and aggression. For me, it was the CAR articles on the Countach which cemented it's invincibility as a desirable icon.

cv01jw

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y2blade said:
I blame the CannonBall Run films biggrin
Fantastic films, and loved the black countach with the front spoiler. Although my favourite car for some reason was always this:


Caractacus

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Gruffy said:
Cannonball Run 2 opening sequence
This four minutes of film was where my whole petrolhead fascination began. A red Countach found a home on my wall.
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Thanks for the link!

Sadly, I will never own one as I just don't see the point in owning something I can't drive. Being 6' 3" I really don't fit that well!

don logan

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cv01jw said:
y2blade said:
I blame the CannonBall Run films biggrin
Fantastic films, and loved the black countach with the front spoiler. Although my favourite car for some reason was always this:

"And two milk" :-)


daveknott5

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Probably the most daring piece of car design ever. True Car porn. Love it

carnut360

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I still want one even though i cant get into the thing! the most outrageous car ever built! and the world would be a sadder place without it...

zebedee

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cv01jw said:
Fantastic films, and loved the black countach with the front spoiler. Although my favourite car for some reason was always this:

Gumball Rally was better I reckon.

Fire99

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zebedee said:
Gumball Rally was better I reckon.
yes Definitely.. Sadly no Lambo though. frown

PaulK

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There is no 11 on the rate button wink
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