Road Tests Real world tests of Countach LP5000 QV vs 348 TS

0-60mph

Top speed

348 TS
173 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

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Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

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Faster in the quarter mile 13 s vs 14.2 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 449 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 300 HP @ 7,200 RPM Around 50% stronger engine
More torque 370 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM vs 229 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 60% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 100mph 10.4 s vs 12 s Around 15% faster to 100mph
Faster top speed 184 mph vs 173 mph 11 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Bigger engine 5,200 cc vs 3,405 cc Around 55% bigger engine
Faster to 200kph 17 s vs 19.9 s Around 15% faster to 200kph
Front view of Ferrari 348 TS

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Ferrari 348 TS vs the Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Countach LP5000 QV  vs
348 TS 
Brand Lamborghini Ferrari
Price 118,000 94,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1985-1988 1995
Highest auction price 1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole Downdraft, $110k, August 2009 $63k, January 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.3 lb/hp 10.71 lb/hp
Maximum hp 449 HP @ 7,000 RPM 300 HP @ 7,200 RPM
Maximum torque 370 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM 229 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,200 cc 3,405 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8:1 10.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.37 in / 2.95 in 3.35 in / 2.95 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Countach LP5000 QV  vs
348 TS 
Top speed 184 mph 173 mph
1/4 mile 13 s 14.2 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 5.8 s
0-100mph 10.4 s 12 s
0-200kph 17 s 19.9 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 5
Gear ratios
1: 2.23:1
2: 1.63:1
3: 1.09:1
4: 0.86:1
5: 0.71:1
Axle ratio 4.09:1 3.53:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 381/? 216 432/? 190
Rear wheels 381/? 305 432/? 229

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,278 lb 3,212 lb
Width 78.7 in 74.6 in
Height 42.1 in 46.1 in
Length 166.9 in 166.5 in
Front track width 60.4 in 59.1 in
Wheelbase 98.4 in 96.5 in
Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV
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