Lamborghini Espada 1968-1978


May 21, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Lamborghini Espada S2 (1970-1972)
Country
Italy
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-30 mph
2.7
0-50 mph
5.2
0-60 mph
6.6
1/4 mile
15
0-1 km
26
BHP
350 @7500rpm
Torque lbft
290 @5500rpm
BHP per ton
215
Engine capacity CC/CU
3929/240
Engine type
V12 Carburettors x 6
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
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+2
Length (in)
186.6
Width (in)
73.2
Height (in)
46.7
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3580
Additional Info: The name Espada means sword in Spanish. There were 3 series of Espada: S1 (1968-1970) with 325bhp, the S2 (1970-1972) see above, and the S3 (1972-1978) also with 350bhp. Performance figures for all 3 series are all very much similar. There were minor exterior changes and some major interior changes throughout it’s production time.

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