Lamborghini built some of the most gorgeous cars in the world in the 1960s, and also the Espada. (We’re kidding. Mostly.) In 1974, Lamborghini debuted the quintessential wedge-shaped car, the Countach. Thirteen years later, the Countach was still in production and Lamborghini was in a rut. Seeking to capitalize on the Italian company’s panache and engineering know-how, Chrysler purchased Lamborghini for the paltry sum of 25 million dollars.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/04/23/chrysler-buys-lamborghini