Lamborghini Islero S 

  • $20k built in Italy
  • 1969
  • 350 HP 3.9L
  • 165 mph
With many upgrades to the mechanics, aethetics and interior, the Islero S was a much better and was sometimes called the Islero 400 GTS.
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Like the preceding Islero, the S model used a variation of the 400 GT 2+2 square-tube chassis with a wider track to accommodate the Campagnolo wheels.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Lamborghini Islero S

0-60mph

Islero S
6.2 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Islero S
165 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Lamborghini Islero S

Price

Islero S
$20k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Islero S
100 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

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Lamborghini Islero S

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The engine sourced bits from the Miura S including its hotter cam and higher compression.
With many upgrades to the mechanics, aethetics and interior, the Islero S was a much better and was sometimes called the Islero 400 GTS.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lamborghini
Price $20,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1969
Highest auction price 1969 Lamborghini Islero S 2+2 Coupe, $134k, August 2011
Number built 100 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 350 HP
Maximum torque 276 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,939 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 2.44 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,734 lb
Width 68.1 in
Height 50 in
Length 178.1 in
Front track width 54.3 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in

road tests

Top speed 165 mph
0-60mph 6.2 s

design

Chief designer Mario Marazzi

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.52:1
  2. 2: 1.74:1
  3. 3: 1.23:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.81:1
Axle ratio 4.5:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 178
Rear wheels 381/? 178
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