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Lamborghini Countach LP500 QV

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Engine


Type : V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with pressed-in liners (type LP 112 D) mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive

Distribution : Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder

Main bearings : 7

Cyl. Capacity : 5167 cc

Bore & stroke : 85.5 mm x 75 mm

Compr. ratio : 9.9:1

Max. power : 455 bhp at 7000 rpm (470 was possible with minor tuning)

Max. torque : 501 Nm (369 lbs.ft.) at 5200 rpm

Cooling system: Pressurized, twin radiators, vertically mounted either side of engine, with cross-over connection

Ignition : Contactless electronic with Marelli coil and distributor

Plugs : Champion A596

Electr. system : 12 V

Alternator : 85 Amp

Fuel system : Electric Bendix pump, 6 double-barrel Weber 44 DCNF, down-draft carburetors, a Bosch KE Jetronic fuel injection was used on US-Spec cars

Fuel type : n.a.

Fuel cons. : n.a.

Lubrication : Wet sump


Performance


Top speed : 293 Km/h (182 Mph)

0 - 100 Km/h : 4.9 sec

0 - 292 Km/h : 62 sec

Standing Km. : 23.5 sec


Drivetrain


Type : ZF five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh driving to a limited-slip differential

Clutch : Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated

Disc diameter : 250 mm

1st gear ratio : 2.232:1

2nd gear ratio : 1.625:1

3rd gear ratio : 1.088:1

4th gear ratio : 0.858:1

5th gear ratio : 0.707:1

Rev. gear ratio : 1.960:1

Final drive ratio : 4.091:1


Chassis


Structure : Round-section steel tubular spaceframe by Marchesi (40 mm tubes)

Body : Aluminium panels with molded fiberglass wheelarch extenders and front spoiler, Kevlar was used for front and rear hoods, rear spoiler optionally available

Suspension : All-wheel independent

Front : Coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, triangulated transverse levers, sway/anti-roll bars

Rear : Twin coils over shocker units, trailing arms, transverse links and sway/anti-roll bars

Brakes : All-wheel ventilated disc brakes, vacuum assisted, single servo, twin circuit

Front : 300 mm

Rear : 284 mm

Steering type : Unassisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock

Turning circle : 12.8 m

Front tyre size : 225/50 VR 15

Rear tyre size : 345/35 VR 15

Type : Pirelli P7R

Front rim size : 8.5 inch x 15 inch

Rear rim size : 12 inch x 15 inch

Type : Light alloy single-piece OZ-Racing wheels


Dimensions


Wheelbase : 2500 mm (98.4 in)

Overall length : 4140 mm (163 in)

Overall width : 2000 mm (78.7 in)

Overall height : 1070 mm (42 in)

Front track : 1536 mm (60.4 in)

Rear track : 1606 mm (63.2 in)

Ground clear. : 125 mm (5 in)

Front overhang : 933 mm (36.7 in)

Rear overhang : 757 mm (29.8 in)

Weight : 1490 kg (3284 Lbs)

Distribution : n.a. front / rear


Capacities


Fuel : 120 Lt in two tanks

Engine oil : 17 Lt.

Cooling system : 17 Lt.

Luggage : 240 Lt


Price


Price : US $ 100.000

Current value : $ 65,000 - $ 79,750 (based on sales in 1999)


Lamborghini Countach LP500 QV designed by : Marcello Gandini for Bertone

Years of production : 1985 - 1988

Countach LP500 QV built by : Automobili Lamborghini SpA


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