The Countach was styled by Marcello Gandini of the Bertone design studio, the same designer and studio that designed the Miura. Gandini was then a young, inexperienced designer — not very experienced in the practical, ergonomic aspects of automobile design, but at the same time unhindered by them. Gandini again produced another striking design. The Countach shape was wide and low (74.28 inches in width and 42.05 inches in height), but not very long (162.7 in length). Its angular and wedge-shaped body was made almost entirely of flat, trapezoidal panels.