OK, thanks to google and a handy pointer from a coworker as to the
It's GIUBO (not guibo).. Italian, of course,
Giunto Boschi.. The flexible joint invented by Boschi, and sold by
his company GIUBO SpA, starting around 1900.
They're a common feature on Italian cars.. You too can buy one for
your Countach for $531, apparently.
One can read all about one version (in German) at
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