Road Tests Real world tests of Countach LP400S vs Aventador

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Countach LP400S

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Countach LP400S

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Lighter curb weight 2,992 lb vs 3,472 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe

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Much faster in the quarter mile 10.2 s vs 14.6 s More than 30% faster at the drag strip
Much faster to 100mph 5.8 s vs 14.4 s 2.5x faster to 100mph
Faster top speed 217 mph vs 170 mph 47 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM vs 354 HP @ 7,500 RPM Around 2x stronger engine
Significantly more torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 211 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 2.5x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $376k vs $85k Around 4.5x more expensive harder to own
Much bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 3,900 cc More than 65% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Countach LP400S  vs
Aventador 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 85,000 376,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1978-1982 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.45 lb/hp 4.96 lb/hp
Maximum hp 354 HP @ 7,500 RPM 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM
Maximum torque 211 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS

engine

Displacement 3,900 cc 6,498 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1 11.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 2.44 in 3.74 in / 3.01 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Countach LP400S  vs
Aventador 
Top speed 170 mph 217 mph
1/4 mile 14.6 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 5.9 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 14.4 s 5.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD 4WD
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.75 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.96 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 381/? 216 255/35 19
Rear wheels 381/? 305 508/? 305

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,992 lb 3,472 lb
Width 78.7 in 79.9 in
Height 42.1 in 44.7 in
Length 163 in 188.2 in
Front track width 58.7 in 68 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in 106.3 in
Lamborghini Countach LP400S
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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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