50 Years of the Lamborghini Countach [My First Supercar]

Reminiscing about my first Lamborghini Countach experience on 50th anniversary of the iconic supercar

In celebration of the 50 years anniversary of the debut of the Lamborghini Countach on this planet, I recount my first supercar experience from when I reviewed this 1983 Lamborghini LP5000S back in 1990 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as a fledgling car journalist.

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A lifetime of Accord – Honda that is!

Giving back the 10th generation Honda Accord, caused me to reminisce and go right back to the beginning.

We’ve been running the 2018 Honda Accord 2.0-litre Sport Turbo over the last four weeks at Motoring Middle East. I actually didn’t have that much time with the car, but in the week leading up to its return I couldn’t help but reflect back on my own personal lifelong association with this now iconic Japanese automotive nameplate – I’ve actually driven every single generation of the car in one form or another.

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I nearly drowned reviewing this car!

Almost taking two of my mates with me – but I maintain it was their fault anyway!

I nearly drowned reviewing this car!

Back in 1991, two years on from my very first car review (the one that got me arrested) I reviewed this actual GMC Jimmy S-15. And this time I nearly drowned in it, along with two of my best buddies, who will remain unnamed even though if we had met our watery demise it would have been on them – I was only the numpty behind the wheel after all!

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