Early November 2021 was the timing for the latest Lamborghini Day Japan at Triangular Square, Shinjuku Sumitomo Building in Tokyo and this year the theme was the 50th anniversary of the legendary Lamborghini Countach, ten units of this iconic V12 Raging Bull were selected to be entered into the Lamborghini Countach Contest Japan.
In total 20 Countach joined this 2021 edition of the Lamborghini Day Japan, while more than 70 Lamborghini paraded through Tokyo, even the impressive, track-only, Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 was on display in Japan for this occasion, the most powerful Lamborghini since 1963 with more than 830 hp, it happened to be shown in Japan for the first time.
The Lamborghini Countach Contest Japan started on October 8th as a commemorative homage to the five decades of the Countach, in total 26 Countach from all over Japan were entered into the contest, including several Polo Storico certified ones, the ten Countach that would have the honor of being showcased during the Lamborghini Day Japan were selected by online voting in October.
During the Lamborghini Day itself the more than 500 participants would cast the final vote during six different sessions, the Lamborghini reaching the highest number of votes in each session would take the “Best of Countach” prize, a beautiful 1978 Countach LP400 S was selected as winner of the special jury prize by judges Jun Nishikawa (automobile writer), Shiro Nakamura (automobile designer), and Shiro Horie (Editor-in-Chief of Octane Japan).
Enjoy some more photos of the cars on their trip through Tokyo: