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Silhouette P300 - the SPECS

Silhouette P300

Last update on May 8. 2015 in V8_engine.

General

Type

Silhouette P300

Years built

1976 - 1979

Production

52 units

Chassisnr.

40.000 - 40.104

Presentation

March 1976 Geneva Auto Show

Type of car

Two-door, two seater with removable roof panel

Designed by

Bertone

Built by

Bertone

Dimensions

Wheelbase

2450 mm / 96.29 in

Overall length

4320 mm / 169.78 in

Overall width

1880 mm / 73.88 in

Overall height

1120 mm / 44.02 in

Front track

1484 mm / 58.32 in

Rear track

1532 mm / 60.21 in

Ground clear.

120 mm / 4.72 in

Weight

1240 kg / 2734 lbs

Distribution

45/55 % front / rear

Chassis

Structure

Sheet steel, floor incorporated into the body

Body

All-steel body

Suspension

Front : MacPherson struts, lower A-arms, compiance struts, coil springs over tube shocks, anti roll bar Rear : Chapman struts, reversed lower A-arms, trailing arms, coil springs over tube shocks, anti roll bar

Brakes

All-wheel ventilated Girling disc brakes with double assistance

Front

278 mm / 10.93 in

Rear

278 mm / 10.93 in

Steering type

Rack & pinion, 4.0 turns to lock to lock

Turning circle

10.7 m / 35 ft

Front tire size

195/50 VR 15

Rear tire size

285/40 VR 15

Type of tire

Pirelli P7

Front wheel

8x15 inch

Rear wheel

11x15 inch

Type of wheel

Campagnolo cast magnesium

Engine

Type

V-8 90 degree, light-alloy and aluminum block with gearbox and differential built in the same block and pressed-in liners, mid mounted, rear wheel drive

Distribution

Dual overhead camshaft with chain drive, two valves/cylinder

Main Bearings

5

Cyl.Capacity

2996 cc / 183 ci

Bore & stroke

86x64.5 mm

Compr. Ratio

10.1

Max. power

260 Bhp at 7500 rpm

Max. torque

201 Lbs.ft. at 5750 rpm

Cooling system

Water cooled, pump, thermostat and two electric fans

Ignition

Two Magnetti Marelli coils and one Marelli distributor

Plugs

Bosch 235 P21

Electr. system

12 V

Alternator

770 W Bosch

Fuel system

Electric Bendix fuel pump, 4 twin-barrel down-draught Weber 40 DCNF carburetors

Fuel type

100 Octane

Fuel consumption

11.5 mpg

Lubrication

Wet sump

Drivetrain

Type

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

Clutch

Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated

Disc diameter

241 mm / 9.47 in

1st gear ratio

2.933:1 - Max speed 71 Km/h or 44 Mph

2nd gear ratio

2.105:1 - Max speed 97 Km/h or 60 Mph

3rd gear ratio

1.565:1 - Max speed 135 Km/h or 84 Mph

4th gear ratio

1.185:1 - Max speed 179 Km/h or 111 Mph

5th gear ratio

0.870:1 - Max speed 260 Km/h or 161 Mph

Reverse gear ratio

2.774:1 - Max speed 0 Km/h or 0 Mph

Final drive ratio

4.00:1

Performance

Top speed

260 Km/h / 161 Mph

0 - 100 Km/h

6.50 sec.

Standing Km

24.10 sec.

1/4 Mile

15.20 sec. reaching 97 Mph

Capacities

Fuel

80 Liter / 21 Gallon

Engine oil

9 Liter / 2 Gallon

Cooling system

15 Liter / 4 Gallon

Pricing

European MSRP

14,900,000 Lira (1976)

US MSRP

USD 27,000

Current value

$ 73,100 - $ 87,543
Despite only 31 are known to remain today, prices are still relatively low for this rare Lamborghini

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