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  1. Lemacc

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    Looks like the example KLA12988 from gullwing which was advertised in 2017. It came from Brunei.
     
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    They have been known to do that.
     
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    For sure the rest of the dash is all buckled too close to and around the air vents.
     
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    After studying your images closely, I'm of the opinion that the dashboard frame has warped, as we have seen on occasion on other Countachs.
     
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    I wonder what his (real) thoughts are on that rear bumper.
     
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    It was a better solution than the USA DOT items and it flows with the side-skirts, I would imagine he's satisfied enough to collect one of them all these years later.
     
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    Agreed. I actually don’t mind the rear of the 25th. It’s my favorite part of the car. I think he did an excellent job of it compared to the other changes on the car from the QV.
     
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    While I agree it was better than the DOT toasters, it was one thing that really put me off a 25th and made me want a QV. Odd though that I have a Diablo and don't mind the rear bumper.
     
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    Robert, have you heard of industrialist Rodger Dudding's amazing but rarely-seen £40 million car collection in Hertfordshire, including this Nero RHD 25th?

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    #3713 Robert W, Apr 2, 2020
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    Hi Joe, yes. Have a look at studio434.co.uk - he has great photos of the cars there. Interesting collection - IIRC he used to have several 6 headlight model Aston Martin Lagondas. Nice to see a second photo of you in your Countach youth!! Robert
     
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    Dear Valentino,
    They say most Countachs left the factory with wings on them, pray tell, was this so?
    Yours Sincerely,
    Inquiring Mind.

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    Like finding Waldo
    I think I see my car
     
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    Although, I suppose this photos does confirm that wings were in fact applied on the factory property.
     
  17. joe sackey

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    By the advent of the 25th they had relaxed the protocol and they were affixing wings inside the factory as I have mentioned again recently, there are other images that prove this, that said earlier cars with wings affixed were brought back into the factory and were lined up awaiting collection by concessionaires.

    What this image really speaks to definitively is the ratio of wings vs non-wings as they left the factory as I have always contended, many wings were added later at the dealers in different countries, and then subsequently also.
     
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    I have a more profound question. Here are two photos of 16 completed Countach Anniversary's parked in a 4 x 4 block. One from the front, and one from the rear...

    Now, bearing in mind in both, you can see the green car is RHD (there were only 2 made in green in RHD), is it me or....

    ... in both photos there are exactly 7 red, 4 black, 4 white and one green car in the 4x4 block of cars?

    ...but the cars are parked in a different order, and in one photo only one has a rear wing and in the other photo two have rear wings, so they are taken on different days.

    What a bizarre coincidence...?

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    I think the more likely answer to your observation, even through they may both have ultra rare green RHD cars, is that they are a different set cars taken at a different time. I’m also guessing, given the popularity of certain colors from that era, that the ratio of colors (red, black, etc.) was likely a common mix, hence the same combination.
     
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    Maybe it's my eyes/screen/something, but I'm not convinced the car in the second picture is green. Looks more blue to my eyes.
     
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  21. EMILIO

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    yes
    could be blue acapulco

    most anniversary came red
    and most came wingless


    this may not have been the case for all older variants
     
  22. joe sackey

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    I believe you are correct, I think that car is indeed Blu Acapulco.

    I am sure the ratio fluctuated over the years, but photographic evidence proves that the majority of all variants of Countach were red and wingless at the point at which they left Sant Agata, either privately collected or for transportation to their respective allocated dealers worldwide.

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    Or " Why won't Italy let us have a beautiful, purposeful, wing on our car like the rest?"
     
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    blast from the past! was that car somewhere in ny?
     

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