Lamborghini Countach poster art print


starting at: $ 36

Lamborghini Countach poster artwork by Ilya Avakov. 

Carefully produced with our giclée process to maximize color accuracy and resolution. At Simply Petrol, we use the highest-quality Hahnemühle fine art paper (315 gsm) with delicate texture and acid-free surface.

Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed to saturate the fibers of the watercolor paper, resulting in pure, rich color and remarkable detail.



Welcome the ultimate 80`s automotive poster queen – Lamborghini Countach. Penned by Marcelo Gandini who also designed the superb Lamborghini Miura, this one was among the automotive eternal masterpieces.

Lamborghini Countach LP400S | Darin Schnabel ©2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions

Lamborghini Countach is a rolling form of fine car art

When Bertone showed up at 1971 Geneva Motor Show with the concept version of Countach the iconic Miura was just overshadowed. Lamborghini Countach looked as something out of a science fiction film. That’s why it was highly acclaimed in pop culture with appearances in movies and TV shows like Cannonball Run, Miami Vice, Rain Man, etc.

It was the first production car with scissors-like doors, known today as Lambo Doors. The car was also unique with its NACA ducts to cool the rear brakes and engine, just like a plane. Later you`ll find such ducts in Ferrari, including the legendary Ferrari F40. Lamborghini Countach was also spectacular with its unusual glazing, especially the rear view glass.

The Countach drivetrain was pretty unusual too. Its engine is longitudinally mounted in front of the rear wheels. Because of weight distribution purposes, it was pointed backward. The solution paid off – the mass distribution is just perfect with 49/51 front to rear. First production Lamborghini Countach cars were powered by the Miura 4 liter V12. Later the displacement was increased to 4.7 L, then to 5.2 L with four valves per cylinder. During its lifespan, the power output was between 370 and 758 hp for the Countach LP Turbo S version.

During its 16 years production life, Lamborghini Countach was made in slightly more than 2000 numbers. More than half of them was made in the 5 final production years, due to the management decision to increase Countach output.

Now you can own this passing through car art dedicated to the cult classic Lamborghini Countach, beautifully created by Ilya Avakov and carefully issued as poster art print by Simply Petrol.



Ilya Avakov is a gifted artist with a degree in Industrial Design from the Art Academy in the picturesque St. Petersburg. While working as an industrial designer, Ilya became a craving for drawing and illustrations. He started creating his own digital illustrations, then left the computer for genuine painting with acrylic.

At the moment Ilya Avakov works with oil. A source of inspiration for him are both cars and the work of other artists. His artworks were published in many print media, including magazines and books. When he is not seized by the automotive art he loves to play football.


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Large – 40 x 17 inches | 100 x 43 cm, Medium – 32 x 14 inches | 80 x 35 cm, Small – 20 x 8 inches | 50 x 21 cm

Your art print

1. Framing

Frame is not included. Your #finecarart print deserves frame of its own that fits best to the environment you`d like to place it.

2. Shipping

You can choose between STANDARD and EXPRESS delivery. Visit our Shipping page to check out the delivery options in order to pick what fits your needs. You`ll find shortcut at the footer section of Simply Petrol.

3. Packaging

Your #finecarart print will be laid between two sheets of archival paper. They are pH neutral (i.e. between 7 and 8.5) and will therefore have no chemical interaction with any objects it contacts. The #finecarart print will be rolled with the help of a smaller tube and will be packed in a reasonably heavy mailing tube with secure end caps. The tube will be taped around the end caps to ensure a tight seal.

4. Care

In order to preserve this piece of #finecarart at its best, keep the print away from fluorescent lighting and direct sunlight and from areas with high humidity, and at normal room temperature between 18 – 23 °C // 64 – 73 °F.

 : Ilya Avakov
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