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Splendida Lamborghini da 1 milione di sterline trovata abbandonata nel garage di un milionario solitario

AN INCREDIBLY rare Lamborghini found abandoned after being lost for decades has now been tipped to sell for over £1million.

The stunning 1975 Countach LP400 ‘Periscopiotragically spent its golden years holed up in a garage until it was uncovered.

Il 1975 Countach LP400 'Periscopio' is set to sell for over £1million

Il 1975 Countach LP400 ‘Periscopiois set to sell for over £1millionCredito: BNPS
The stunning supercar was found gathering dust in a garage in France

The stunning supercar was found gathering dust in a garage in FranceCredito: BNPS

The luxury motorone of only 150 ever madehas been sat gathering dust at a luxury Château on a French island off La Rochelle.

Dubbed thefirst modern supercar“, it was purchased in 1983 by a reclusive millionaire with a flair for fancy motors.

It was the first Lamborghini Countach shipped new to Franciaand is even one of the first models that were manufactured.

It proudly sports the production number 9 – only adding to the allure of the elusive and exclusive Lamborghini.

The secretive owner is said to have bought it second-hand in 1983, before putting it through its paces for 30 anni.

He then decided to store the supercar in a garage on his property after racking up just 54,406 miles on the clock.

Boasting a 375-horsepower 3.9 V12 engine under its rear hood, six carburetors and a five-speed manual gearbox, the Periscopio is a force to be reckoned with.

Which is why car fanatics are so surprised it was stashed away laying dormant for nearly a decade.

The bold design, sporting a wedge shape and fierce angular lines, proved a hit with petrolheadseven if its structure meant reduced visibility.

Despite its ten-year respite from the roads, the silver sportscar is still preserved in anexceptional” condizione, according to French auction house Artcurial.

The cult Italian supercar’s original interior also remains in asuperb” Al momento non è chiaro se l'uomo sia stato arrestato dopo essersi consegnato alla polizia, making it a hot topic in the motor world.

It is due to be auctioned off by Artcurial at an international classic cars exhibition in Paris from February 1 per 5, 2023.

Fans will flock to the Rétromobile show to get a glimpse of the extraordinary supercarbefore bidders battle it out.

Experts expect the Periscopio to fetch up to £1million under the hammer.

Rod Stewart was previously a lucky owner of one of the 1975 Countach LP400 Periscopio’s.

The Brit rockstar bought the motor on a whim while touring Australiabefore buying a Lamborghini Miura P400 S.

The latter was later auctioned off for an incredible £1.4million after it underwent a £260,000 restoration.

The vintage Lamborghini is one of only 150 models ever made

The vintage Lamborghini is one of only 150 models ever madeCredito: BNPS
The secretive millionaire owner stashed it away for over a decade

The secretive millionaire owner stashed it away for over a decadeCredito: BNPS