A 1977 Lamborghini Countach delivered new to singer Sir Rod Stewart is to go under the hammer at auction soon.
Just 157 examples of the special ‘Perscopio’ models were ever produced, with this particular model being converted to a ‘targa’ open-top layout during Stewart’s ownership. This was, however, later reversed with the car returned to its original condition.
However, in 1987 it was brought by Stewart to the UK, where he continued to own it for 25 years before selling it in 2002.
The modifications made by Stewart were reversed, though the car retained its new left-hand-drive configuration. In 2022, the Countach was given some restoration work by Lamborghini’s dedicated classic department Polo Storico.
Offered by auction house RM Sotheby’s, the Lamborghini will go under the hammer on May 20. It currently carries an estimate of between €950,000 and €1,050,000 (circa £826,000 – £914,000).