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Countach LP400 - the SPECS

Countach LP400

Last update on May 8. 2015 in Countach.

General

Type

Countach LP400

Years built

April 1974 - 1978

Production

150 units

Chassisnr.

112.0001 - 112.0300

Presentation

March 1973 Geneva Auto Show

Type of car

Two door coupe, two seater berlinetta, horizontally hinged doors

Designed by

Marcello Gandini for Bertone

Built by

Automobili Lamborghini SpA

Dimensions

Wheelbase

2450 mm / 96.29 in

Overall length

4140 mm / 162.7 in

Overall width

1890 mm / 74.28 in

Overall height

1070 mm / 42.05 in

Front track

1500 mm / 58.95 in

Rear track

1520 mm / 59.74 in

Ground clear.

125 mm / 4.91 in

Front overhang

933 mm / 36.67 in

Rear overhang

757 mm / 29.75 in

Weight

1065 kg / 2348 lbs

Distribution

41/59 % front / rear

Chassis

Structure

Round steel tubular spaceframe by Marchesi (40 mm tubes)

Body

All aluminum panels

Suspension

All-wheel independent, fully adjustable Front : unequal length A-arms, coil springs, tube shocks and anti-roll bar Rear : upper lateral links, lower reversed A-arms, upper & lower trailing arms, dual coil springs, dual shock absorbers and anti-roll bar

Brakes

All-wheel Girling disc brakes, vacuum assisted, single servo, twin circuit split front and rear

Front

267 mm / 10.49 in

Rear

267 mm / 10.49 in

Steering type

Unassisted rack and pinion, 3.1 turns lock to lock

Turning circle

13 m / 43 ft

Front tire size

205/70 VR 14

Rear tire size

205/70 VR 14

Type of tire

Michelin XWX

Front wheel

7.5x14 inch

Rear wheel

9.5x15 inch

Type of wheel

Campagnolo cast magnesium

Engine

Type

V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with pressed-in liners mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive

Distribution

Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, two valves/cylinder

Main Bearings

7

Cyl.Capacity

3929 cc / 240 ci

Bore & stroke

82 x 62 mm

Compr. Ratio

10.5

Max. power

375 Bhp at 8000 rpm

Max. torque

365 Nm at 5000 rpm

Cooling system

Pressurized, twin radiators, vertically mounted either side of engine, with cross-over connection

Ignition

Two coils and two Marelli distributors

Plugs

Bosch 235 P21

Electr. system

12 V

Alternator

70 Amp

Fuel system

Dual electric Bendix fuel pumps, 6 twin-choke Weber 45 DCOE 96/97 side draught carburetors

Fuel type

100 Octane

Fuel consumption

23 Lit/100 Km

Lubrication

Wet sump

Drivetrain

Type

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

Clutch

Fichtel & Sachs dry-single plate, hydraulically operated

Disc diameter

241.3 mm / 9.48 in

1st gear ratio

2.256:1 - Max speed 93 Km/h or 58 Mph

2nd gear ratio

1.769:1 - Max speed 137 Km/h or 85 Mph

3rd gear ratio

1.310:1 - Max speed 167 Km/h or 104 Mph

4th gear ratio

0.990:1 - Max speed 249 Km/h or 155 Mph

5th gear ratio

0.775:1 - Max speed 316 Km/h or 196 Mph

Reverse gear ratio

2.134:1 - Max speed 0 Km/h or 0 Mph

Final drive ratio

4.091:1

Performance

Top speed

316 Km/h / 196 Mph

0 - 100 Km/h

5.60 sec.

Standing Km

25.20 sec.

1/4 Mile

14.40 sec. reaching 105 Mph

Capacities

Fuel

120 Liter / 32 Gallon

Engine oil

18 Liter / 5 Gallon

Cooling system

17 Liter / 4 Gallon

Luggage

240 Liter / 63 Gallon

Pricing

European MSRP

19,500,000 Lira (1976)

US MSRP

USD 52,000

Current value

$ 465,225 - $ 1,214,250
This original narrow body Countach is probably the most highly sought after Countach model

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