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A pair of two very rare Lamborghini Countach will go on sale in the UK, during  Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale, taking place on Friday 20th May at Silverstone race circuit.

One of the Countach`s is a very rare Anniversary edition, one of just 627 made to celebrate Lamborghini’s 25th birthday, and the most refined and powerful version of the Countach produced before it was superseded by the Diablo.

Borned in 1989, the car was Designed by none other than Horacio Pagani, creator of the iconic Zonda. The 25th Anniversary edition features bespoke wheel arch extensions, extended air intake ducts and a new rear engine cover design, as well as increased torque and performance with a top speed of 185 mph.

Now offered for sale for the first time in 16 years, this particular right-hand drive example was previously owned by Cleo Roberts, who went on to become the wife of legendary automotive designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur Carroll Shelby.

This Lamborghini is expected to achieve £250,000 to £300,000 at auction having covered just 8,000 miles from new, and is presented in its original colour combination of Rosso with Bianco leather.

Also offered is a rare, right-hand drive 1983 Lamborghini Countach 5000 S of royal heritage. As one of only 320 examples made, a handful of which were right-hand drive, this particular car was supplied new to Prince Salman Bin Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud through Lamborghini London, and spent five years in his ownership in Saudi Arabia.

First registered in the UK in 1988, this car was then stripped and restored by Lamborghini expert, Mike Pullen. Acquired by the current vendor in January 2009, it has undergone a £60,000 restoration and been kept in a bespoke, heated and dehumidified storage facility in Mallorca.

With just 30,000 miles on the clock, the car is offered at an estimate of between £275,000 and £325,000.


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