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The Lamborghini Countach was introduced into the world over 50 years ago, the original yellow prototype was first shown in 1971 already, just imagine the impression onlookers had when confronted with this edge design, featuring the upward opening scissor doors that would become a Lamborghini trademark for their V12 flagship model ever since the Countach. These days a Lamborghini Countach is a very expensive car, even the most produced model, the 1988 25th Anniversary edition of which over 600 units were built, will demand around $500,000 these days, with the earlier LP400 model, the original ‘narrow-body’ model that didn’t have the wide wheel arches nor the rear wing yet, will set you back well into the seven figures roam.

Today, Lamborghini Countach owners sometimes are afraid to drive their cars on the open road, you never know if you get caught in an accident, or stone chip the front bumper, and sometimes onlookers even ask you if it’s a replica, which makes sense as over the years a lot of companies have created ‘look-alike’ models of the Lamborghini Countach, some look ok, some look awful, but if you find a decent replica, how does it really compare to the real deal from the Eighties … which is what YouTube channel Hoovies Garage tried to find out, comparing his pearl white metallic on red Countach 25th Anniversary with some replica models: