That’s no Countach!

Ok, so I wasn’t going to post, but then I saw this outrageously ugly “Lamborghini Countach style” kit car on eBay (#190231650810) and had to mention it. I’d say this easily out-uglies the simplified Countach, the Corbett Countach, and the recently posted British pseudo-Countach (and other oddballs like this DIY supercar). With an opening bid of $1,000 needed, my feeling is that the cost of getting this body shell looking decent is higher than it would cost to simply start from scratch. But who knows… to each their own.

Apparently it’s sitting on a tube chassis of some sort that hasn’t been completed, and may be set up for an Olds Toronado driveline. The seller bought it as is and it’s sat since — I guess they’ve come to their senses and are trying to dump the project, but I’d say it’s going to be a hard sell. The description says it was “molded from a Lamborghini”, but I don’t think there’s any chance of that. Pretty much every dimension is wrong.

Edit: This car has since been identified as a “Condor” kit car.

3 Responses

  1. Troy Harrison says:

    I actually think I know what this is. Many years ago, there was a kit car named after a bird – I think it was a Condor. It was made well before the late-90s rush of Lambo replicas. Anyway, it was sorta styled after the original LP400 Countach that was pre-flares and wings. No, it never looked quite right. And it was based on a Toro drivetrain. Once upon a time, I had a brochure for the thing, but I lost it. The shape of the body, especially the rear end, reminds me of that car.

  2. The13bats says:

    When I first saw this on Fleabay I thought it was a customized Aztec 7 from the flat sides but I guess not,
    I would add it to the list of cars that no matter how well they were finished I would be embarassed to drive them.

  1. July 6, 2008

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