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Espada GTE (Series II) - the SPECS

Espada GTE (Series II)

Last update on May 8. 2015 in Classic GT.

General

Type

Espada GTE (Series II)

Years built

November 1969 - November 1972

Production

575 units

Chassisnr.

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

Presentation

March 1970 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

4730 mm / 185.89 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.

127 mm / 4.99 in

Front overhang

932 mm / 36.63 in

Rear overhang

1148 mm / 45.12 in

Weight

1635 kg / 3605 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 parallelogram arms, 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, 4.3 turns from lock to lock

Turning circle

9.74 m / 32 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 (five bolt wheel hubs)

Engine

Type

V-12 60 degree, aluminum 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

10.7

Max. power

350 Bhp at 7500 rpm

Max. torque

394 Nm at 5500 rpm

Cooling system

Pressurized, vertical flow radiator and twin electric fans

Ignition

Alternator with Magnetti Marelli coils and distributors

Plugs

Bosch 235 P21

Electr. system

12 V

Alternator

550 Watt Bosch

Fuel system

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

Fuel type

100 Octane

Fuel consumption

22.9 Lit/100 Km

Lubrication

Wet sump

Drivetrain

Type

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

Clutch

Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated

Disc diameter

241 mm / 9.47 in

Reverse gear ratio

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

Final drive ratio

4.09:1

Rear differential

n .a.:1

Performance

Top speed

260 Km/h / 161 Mph

0 - 100 Km/h

6.60 sec.

Standing Km

26.00 sec.

Capacities

Fuel

93 Liter / 25 Gallon

Engine oil

14 Liter / 4 Gallon

Cooling system

14 Liter / 4 Gallon

Luggage

280 Liter / 74 Gallon

Pricing

European MSRP

8,750,000 Lira (1971)

US MSRP

USD 19,500

Current value

$ 72,000 - $ 81,800

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