Lamborghini Silhouette 

  • $27k built in Italy
  • 1976
  • 260 HP 3.0L
  • 147 mph
They added new wheel arches, a distinct front dam with ducts for the oil cooler and brakes.
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Released at the 1976 Geneva Motor Show, the Silhouette was a targa-style version of the Urraco P300.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Lamborghini Silhouette

0-60mph

Silhouette
6.8 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Silhouette
147 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Silhouette
16.1 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Silhouette
15.2 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Lamborghini Silhouette

Price

Silhouette
$27k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Silhouette
54 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

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Lamborghini Silhouette

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Since Lamborghini was not importing cars at the time, only a few cars were sold in the grey market to America, and all versions had 265 bhp for the European market.
While the intention was to revive the Urraco model, only around 50 Silhouettes were ever manufactured.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Lamborghini
Price $27,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1976
Number built 54 cars

design

Chief designer Bertone

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.93:1
  2. 2: 2.1:1
  3. 3: 1.56:1
  4. 4: 1.18:1
  5. 5: 0.87:1
Axle ratio 4:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 203
Rear wheels 381/? 279

road tests

Top speed 147 mph
1/4 mile 15.2 s
0-60mph 6.8 s
0-100mph 16.1 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp
Maximum hp 260 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 203 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Max RPM 7,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,996 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 2.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,750 lb
Width 74 in
Height 44.1 in
Length 170.1 in
Front track width 58.3 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in
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