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Lamborghini Countach LP5000 specifications


General information
Type of car
Years built
Production
Chassisnumbers
Presentation
Type of car
Designed by
Built by

Lamborghini LP5000 Countach


1971
1 prototype
Project 112, number 001
March 1971 Geneva Auto Show
Two door coupe, two seater berlinetta, horizontally hinged doors
Marcello Gandini for Bertone
Automobili Lamborghini SpA

Dimensions
Wheelbase
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Front track
Rear track
Ground clearance
Front overhang
Rear overhang
Weight
Distribution

2450 mm (96.5 in)


4010 mm (158 in)
1870 mm (73.6 in)
1070 mm (42 in)
1500 mm (59 in)
1520 mm (59.8 in)
n.a.
780 mm (30.7 in)
780 mm (30.7 in)
1130 kg (2490 Lbs)
44 / 56 % Front / Rear

Chassis
Structure
Body
Suspension
Brakes
Front
Rear
Steering type
Turning circle
Front tyre size
Rear tyre size
Type
Front rim size
Rear rim size
Type

2006 Mark Smeyers

Mixed construction, steel floor-plate and cradle in square-section steel (built by


Marchesi)
Handmade steel construction
All-independent, parallel wishbones with coil springs, telescopic Koni shock absorbers
and anti-roll bars.
All-wheel ventilated Girling disc brakes, hydraulically operated via dual circuits with
twin servo-units.
n.a.
n.a.
Unassisted rack and pinion
13 m
205/60 VR 14
215/60 VR 14
Special design Pirelli Cinturato
7 x 14 inch
9 x 14 inch
Bertone designed Campagnolo cast magnesium

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Engine
Type
Distribution
Main bearings
Cylinder capacity
Bore and stroke
Compression ratio
Maximum power
Maximum torque
Cooling system
Ignition
Plugs
Electrical system
Alternator
Fuel system
Fuel type
Fuel consumption
Lubrication

V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block, mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive
Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, two valves/cylinder
7
4971 cc
85 x 73 mm
10.5:1
440 bhp at 7500 rpm
498 Nm (366 lbs.ft.) at 5000 rpm
Two cross-flow radiators placed laterally on either hip with two electric fans
Two coils and two Marelli distributors
Bosch 235 P21
12 V
770 Watt
Dual electric Bendix fuel pumps, 6 twin-choke Weber 45 DCOE 96/97 carburetors
100 Octane
n.a.
Wet sump

Drivetrain
Type
Clutch
Disc diameter
st

1 gear ratio
nd
2 gear ratio
rd
3 gear ratio
th
4 gear ratio
th
5 gear ratio
Reverse gear ratio
Final drive ratio

Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh driving to a Lamborghini


limited-slip differential
Fichtel & Sachs dry-single plate, hydraulically operated
n.a.
2.189:1
Maximum speed
n.a.
1.715:1
Maximum speed
n.a.
1.275:1
Maximum speed
n.a.
0.965:1
Maximum speed
n.a.
0.736:1
Maximum speed
n.a.
2.070:1
Maximum speed
n.a.
n.a.

Performance
Top speed

300 Km/h (186 Mph)

0-100 Km/h
Standing Km
Mile

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

Capacities
Fuel
Engine oil
Cooling system
Luggage

140 Lt in two tanks


n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

Price

Lire 16.500.000

Current value

Original car was destroyed in the barrier crash test at MIRA test site U.K.

2006 Mark Smeyers

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