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Espada GT (Series I) - the SPECS

Espada GT (Series I)

Last update on May 8. 2015 in Classic GT.

General

Type

Espada GT (Series I)

Years built

March 1968 - November 1969

Production

168 units

Chassisnr.

Series I + II + III : nr. 7001 - 9900

Presentation

March 1698 Geneva Auto Show

Type of car

Two-door coupe, four seater

Designed by

Marcello Gandini for Bertone

Built by

Bertone

Dimensions

Wheelbase

2650 mm / 104.15 in

Overall length

4738 mm / 186.2 in

Overall width

1860 mm / 73.1 in

Overall height

1185 mm / 46.57 in

Front track

1490 mm / 58.56 in

Rear track

1490 mm / 58.56 in

Ground clear.

135 mm / 5.31 in

Front overhang

932 mm / 36.63 in

Rear overhang

1148 mm / 45.12 in

Weight

1480 kg / 3263 lbs

Distribution

52/48 % front / rear

Chassis

Structure

Semi-monocoque of sheet steel

Body

All-steel body of integral construction, aluminium was used for the hood

Suspension

All-independent, consisting of double transverse unequal length wishbones with coil springs, telescopic Koni dampers and anti-roll bars

Brakes

Girling ventilated disc brakes on all wheels operated by two vacuum servo units with independent circuits to front and rear

Front

300 mm / 11.79 in

Rear

280 mm / 11 in

Steering type

ZF Worm & roller, 3.8 turns lock to lock

Turning circle

11.5 m / 38 ft

Front tire size

HS 205VR15

Rear tire size

HS 205VR15

Type of tire

Pirelli Cinturato

Front wheel

7x15 inch

Rear wheel

7x15 inch

Type of wheel

Campagnolo cast magnesium (CN72 Centre Lock)

Engine

Type

V-12 60 degree, aluminium block with pressed-in liners, front mounted, rear wheel drive

Distribution

Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, two valves/cyl.

Main Bearings

7

Cyl.Capacity

3939 cc / 240 ci

Bore & stroke

82 x 62 mm

Compr. Ratio

9.5

Max. power

325 Bhp at 6500 rpm

Max. torque

375 Nm at 4500 rpm

Cooling system

Water cooled, with centrifugal pump and two thermostatically controlled electric fans

Ignition

Alternator with Magnetti Marelli coils and one distributor

Plugs

Bosch 235 P21

Electr. system

12 V

Alternator

600 Watt Bosch

Fuel system

Electric Bendix fuel pump, 6 twin-barrel Weber 40 DCOE 20 carburetors

Fuel type

100 Octane Premium

Fuel consumption

17 Lit/100 Km

Lubrication

Wet sump

Drivetrain

Type

Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh driving a Lamborghini differential

Clutch

Borg & Beck dry-single plate, hydraulically operated

Disc diameter

266.7 mm / 10.48 in

1st gear ratio

2.520:1 - Max speed 64 Km/h or 40 Mph

2nd gear ratio

1.735:1 - Max speed 112 Km/h or 70 Mph

3rd gear ratio

1.225:1 - Max speed 164 Km/h or 102 Mph

4th gear ratio

1.000:1 - Max speed 204 Km/h or 127 Mph

5th gear ratio

0.815:1 - Max speed 245 Km/h or 152 Mph

Reverse gear ratio

2.765:1 - Max speed 0 Km/h or 0 Mph

Rear differential

45% limited slip:1

Performance

Top speed

245 Km/h / 152 Mph

0 - 100 Km/h

6.50 sec.

Standing Km

26.00 sec.

1/4 Mile

15.00 sec. reaching 100 Mph

Capacities

Fuel

93 Liter / 25 Gallon

Engine oil

14 Liter / 4 Gallon

Cooling system

14 Liter / 4 Gallon

Luggage

280 Liter / 74 Gallon

Pricing

US MSRP

USD 21,000

Current value

$ 77,972 - $ 81,800

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