Lamborghini Countach 1974-1990


May 21, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Lamborghini Countach (1976)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
192
0-50 mph
5.5
0-60 mph
6.8
1/4 mile
14.4
BHP
375 @8000rpm
Torque lbft
266 @5000rpm
BHP per ton
273
MPG UK/US
14/12
Engine capacity CC/CU
3929/240
Engine type
V12 Carburettors x 6
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
163
Width (in)
74.4
Height (in)
42.1
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3020
Additional Info: The Countach has been on many a boys (and mens) wall as a true early dream fantasy car. Voted by many motoring magazines and shows as one of the top cars of the 70’s and 80’s. Designed by Marcello Gandini, who also designed the Lamborghini Miura.

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Lamborghini Countach LP 500S (1982)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
165
0-50 mph
4.4
0-60 mph
5.6
1/4 mile
14
0-1 km
24.9
BHP
375 @7000rpm
Torque lbft
302 @4500rpm
BHP per ton
283
MPG UK/US
15/12
Engine capacity CC/CU
4754/290
Engine type
V12 Carburettors x 6
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
163
Width (in)
78.7
Height (in)
42.1
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2913
Additional Info: Now with a 5 litre engine, which got replaced with the 5.2 litre engine below in 1985.

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Lamborghini Countach 5000S (1986)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
173
0-60 mph
5.2
0-100 mph
13.2
1/4 mile
13.7
BHP
420 @7000rpm
Torque lbft
341 @5000rpm
BHP per ton
281
MPG UK/US
12/10
Engine capacity CC/CU
5167/315
Engine type
V12 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 48
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
165.4
Width (in)
78.7
Height (in)
42.1
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3285
Additional Info: A 6 Webber Carburettor 5000S was also available with a similar engine as below with 455bhp, getting the 5000S to 60 in 4.9.

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