Is the Lamborghini Diablo finally stepping out of the Countach’s shadow?


The March 1966 debut of the Lamborghini Miura set the tiny Italian speed salon on the path it follows today: purveyor of outlandish mid-engine attention hogs, built for the most dedicated extroverts. The Miura begat the Countach, which begat the Diablo, which begat the subsequent Murcielago and Aventador, as Lamborghini steadily departed from its founder’s original plan of producing faster and better GT cars than his rival in Maranello. Instead, Lamborghini has been focused for the past 50 years on trying to one-up itself with increasingly more freakish two-seat screamers.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/01/25/lamborghini-diablo-vs-countach.