Lamborghini Countach LP500S
|Lamborghini Countach LP500S/LP5000S
Countach LP5000S (321 Made 1982-85)
The LP500S, or LP5000S as some were badged, was introduced at the 1982 Geneva Motor Show and officially offered to the public as an option that same year. The new engine was not the same as the original LP500 show car and was actually smaller than 5 litres. The 85.5mm bore and 69mm stroke brought total displacement to 4754cc. With lower 9.2:1 compression power was 375bhp at 7000rpm and peak torque was 303 lbft at 4500rpm.
The most noticable difference in the cars was the more pleasant styling of the fender flares and front spoiler. The rear did receive some minor restylying.
Price with US emissions listed at $85,000.
Lamborghini LP5000S Countach
|Type||60° V12, Longitudinal, Mid-Mounted, DOHC per bank|
|Valves||2 per cylinder|
|Bore/Stroke||85.5mm x 69mm|
|Carburation||6 Twin-throat Weber 45 DCOE|
|Max power||375bhp @ 7,000rpm|
|Torque||302 ft/lbs @ 4,500rpm|
|Gearbox||5-speed + reverse, All-Syncromesh|
|Clutch||Single dry plate, hydraulically operated|
|Chassis||Tubular Steel Space Frame|
|Suspension||Independent, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers|
|Brakes||Girling ventilated discs|
|Wheels||The first 20 cars had Campagnolo cast magnesium wheels. Later cars had Ozzeta electron wheels.|
|Front Tires||205/50 VR-15 Pirelli P7|
|Rear Tires||345/35 VR-15 Pirelli P7|
|Overall Length||4140 mm / 161.5 in|
|Overall Width||2000 mm / 78 in|
|Overall Height||1070 mm / 41.7 in|
|Wheelbase||2450 mm / 95.5 in|
|Front Track||1492 mm / 58.2 in|
|Rear Track||1606 mm / 62.3 in|
|Weight||1480 kg / 3256 lb|
|Fuel Tank||2 x 60 L / 2 x 16 gal|
|Top speed||294 km/h /182.3 mph|
Countach LP500S/LP5000S Registry
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