Meet The World's First Amphibious Lamborghini Countach

Forget off-road, this amazing supercar goes off-land.
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Forget off-road, this amazing supercar goes off-land.
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For a paltry asking price of $27,000, a custom-built, 150-MPH, Lamborghini Countach-bodied amphibious supercar is for sale on eBay in the U.K. It even features a James Bond-worthy smoke screen system

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The car is genuinely able to sail through water, thanks to a pair of propellers and rudders at the rear and wheels that retract hydraulically to minimize drag when in nautical mode.

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To be clear, this Lambo clone is a fixer-upper due to neglect while stored. Someone stripped out the carpet and seats, so those need replacement and routine items like brakes and tires need to be done too. 

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The car itself is a custom steel tube framed machine wearing fiberglass replica bodywork molded from a Countach 5000QV and updated to Anniversary edition appearance. Power is from a Rover V8 with a Renault R30 transaxle with a power take-off to drive the twin props.

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Unsurprisingly, the ad indicates that this car cost was "horrendous" when it was built, making this a bargain opportunity. However, the British amphibious oddity is currently right-hand drive, though it has previously been converted to left-hand and could be switched back, according to the seller.

Maybe if you get it fixed up over there, you can just sail it back to the U.S.

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