Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV 

  • $118k built in Italy
  • 1985-1988
  • 449 HP 5.2L
  • 184 mph
Furthermore, the engine used a Bosch K-Jetronic Fuel Injection that sapped around 35 bhp from the standard Weber setup.
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The rocker panels incorporated new staked ducts for the rear brakes and the engine cover was new with a buldge to clear the Weber carburetors.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

0-60mph

Countach LP5000 QV
5.2 s

Top speed

Countach LP5000 QV
184 mph
Jaguar XJ220
215 mph

0-100mph

Countach LP5000 QV
10.4 s
Jaguar XJ220
7.3 s

1/4 mile

Countach LP5000 QV
13 s
Ferrari F40
11.3 s

Data points Key details of the Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

Price

Countach LP5000 QV
$118k
Jaguar XJ220
$617k

Number built

Countach LP5000 QV
610 cars
288 GTO
277 cars

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Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

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The rocker panels incorporated new staked ducts for the rear brakes and the engine cover was new with a buldge to clear the Weber carburetors.
Furthermore, the engine used a Bosch K-Jetronic Fuel Injection that sapped around 35 bhp from the standard Weber setup.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lamborghini
Price $118,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1985-1988
Highest auction price 1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole Downdraft, $110k, August 2009
Highway mileage 14 MPG
Number built 610 cars

design

Chief designer Marcello Gandini
Body style Coupe

transmission

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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Coil Springs, Independent
Rear suspension Coil Springs, Independent
Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 216
Rear wheels 381/? 305

road tests

Top speed 184 mph
1/4 mile 13 s
0-60mph 5.2 s
0-100mph 10.4 s
0-200kph 17 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:20.10
Drag coefficient 0.42

power & handling

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

engine

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,278 lb
Width 78.7 in
Height 42.1 in
Length 166.9 in
Front track width 60.4 in
Wheelbase 98.4 in
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