Lamborghini Athon By Bertone – Specs & Performance


Lamborghini Athon By Bertone Specs & Performance


Type Lamborghini Athon by Bertone
Years built 1980
Production 1 units
Chassisnr. 930000-350-P
Presentation April 1980 Turin Auto Show
Type of car Two-door coupe, two-seater convertible
Designed by Bertone, based on a Lamborghini Silhouette chassis
Built by Bertone


Wheelbase 2450 mm / 96.29 in
Overall length 3967 mm / 155.9 in/ 0 in
Overall width 1887 mm / 74.16 in
Overall height 1070 mm / 42.05 in
Front track 1484 mm / 58.32 in
Rear track 1532 mm / 60.21 in
Weight 1350 kg / 2977 lbs


Structure Sheet steel floor plate
Body Steel integrated into chassis
Suspension All-independent, McPhersons, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Brakes All-wheel ventilated Girling disc brakes
Steering type n.a.
Front tire size 195/50 VR 15
Rear tire size 285/40 VR 15
Type of tire Pirelli P7 (rims correspond with Silhouette)
Front wheel 8×15 inch
Rear wheel 11×15 inch
Type of wheel Speedline


Type L240,V-8 90 degree, light-alloy block with gearbox and differential built in the same block and pressed-in liners, transversely mid mounted, rear wheel drive
Distribution Dual overhead camshaft with chain drive, two valves/cyl.
Main Bearings 5
Cyl. Capacity 3485 cc / 213 ci
Bore & stroke 86×64.5 mm
Compr. Ratio 10.0
Max. power 260 Bhp at 7500 rpm
Max. torque 202 Lbs.ft. at 3500 rpm
Cooling system Pressurized water cooling
Ignition Two coils and one Marelli distributors
Alternator 770 W
Electr. system 12 V
Lubrication Wet sump
Fuel system Electric Bendix pump, 4 twin-barrel Weber 40 DCNF carburetors


Type Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual, all syncronized
Clutch Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Final drive ratio 4.00:1


Top speed 260 Km/h / 161 Mph
Standing Km 25.10 sec.


Fuel 80 Liter / 21 Gallon
Engine oil 8 Liter / 2 Gallon
Cooling system 15 Liter / 4 Gallon


Current value Car has never been for sale, the original car is still at Bertone