Lamborghini Miura P400 S – Specs & Performance

Lamborghini Miura P400 S Specs & Performance

General

Type Miura P400 S
Years built November 1969 – December 1971
Production 338 units
Chassisnr. 4076 – 4856
Presentation March 1969 Geneva Auto Show
Type of car Two door, two seater berlinetta
Designed by Bertone, Marcello Gandini
Built by Bertone, finishing and engine mounted at Automobili Lamborghini

Dimensions

Wheelbase 2500 mm / 98.25 in
Overall length 4390 mm / 172.53 in
Overall width 1780 mm / 69.95 in
Overall height 1100 mm / 43.23 in
Front track 1412 mm / 55.49 in
Rear track 1412 mm / 55.49 in
Ground clear. 127 mm / 4.99 in
Front overhang 985 mm / 38.71 in
Rear overhang 900 mm / 35.37 in
Distribution 44/56 % front / rear
Weight 1040 kg / 2293 lbs

Chassis

Structure Sheet-steel unitized body, welded box sections by Bertone
Body Monocoque steel construction with aluminum front and rear sections
Suspension All-independent, consisting of double transverse wishbones with coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bars
Brakes All-wheel Girling disc brakes, hydraulically operated via a dual circuit system
Front 300 mm / 11.79 in
Rear 307 mm / 12.07 in
Steering type Unassisted rack and pinion, 3.4 turns lock to lock
Turning circle 11.2 m / 37 ft
Front tire size GR70-VR15
Rear tire size GR70-VR15
Type of tire Pirelli Cinturato Belted
Front wheel 7×15 inch
Rear wheel 7×15 inch
Type of wheel Campagnolo cast magnesium with knock-off’s

Engine

Type V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with gearbox and differential built in the same block and pressed-in liners mid 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 10.4
Max. power 370 Bhp at 7500 rpm
Max. torque 389 Nm at 5500 rpm
Cooling system Cross-flow radiators and twin electric fans
Ignition Two coils and two Marelli distributors
Plugs Bosch 235 P21
Alternator 450 W, from 1971 on 770 W
Fuel system Dual electric Bendix fuel pumps, 4 tripple-choke Weber 40 IDL 3L carburetors
Fuel type 100 Octane
Lubrication Wet sump, common engine-transmission lubricant
Fuel consumption 18 Lit/100 Km
Electr. system 12 V

Drivetrain

Type Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh
Clutch dry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Disc diameter 266.7 mm / 10.48 in
1st gear ratio 2.520:1 – Max speed 95 Km/h or 59 Mph
2nd gear ratio 1.735:1 – Max speed 135 Km/h or 84 Mph
3rd gear ratio 1.225:1 – Max speed 188 Km/h or 117 Mph
4th gear ratio 1.100:1 – Max speed 227 Km/h or 141 Mph
5th gear ratio 0.815:1 – Max speed 285 Km/h or 177 Mph
Reverse gear ratio 2.765:1 – Max speed 0 Km/h or 0 Mph
Final drive ratio 4.090:1

Performance

Top speed 285 Km/h / 177 Mph
0 – 100 Km/h 4.50 sec.
Standing Km 23.20 sec.
1/4 Mile 13.90 sec. reaching 107 Mph

Capacities

Fuel 90 Liter / 24 Gallon
Engine oil 14 Liter / 4 Gallon
Cooling system 14 Liter / 4 Gallon
Luggage 140 Liter / 37 Gallon

Pricing

US MSRP USD 19,250
European MSRP 7,850,000 Lira (1970)
Current value $ 709,000 – $ 1,750,000