Lamborghini Countach: The greatest vehicle of the 1970s


As Classic Car Appreciation Day (July 13) approaches, we’ll be counting down each day with the greatest vehicle of each decade, from the earliest days of the automobile to the present. It’s by no means a final, definitive, for-all-time list, so please weigh in—respectfully—in the Forums with your comments, endorsements, and disagreements. Today: the 1970s.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/07/08/lamborghini-countach-the-greatest-car-of-1970s


Countach may have been sexy, every teen boy’s wet dream, along with Farrah Fawcett, but actually one of the worst cars of the '70s. Far better choices would include the Datsun Z-cars, Porsche 911, or Pontiac Trans Am, keeping performance alive in a dark decade. In terms of significance, the Honda Civic is an obvious choice.