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FULL specifications on the Countach Evoluzione

Date posted : October 19. 2010 at 14:25:09


TypeCountach Evoluzione
Years built1987
Production1 units
Chassisnr.experimental prototype
Presentationnever presented to the public, research prototype only
Type of carTwo door coupe, two seater berlinetta, horizontally hinged doors
Designed byBased on a design Marcello Gandini for Bertone
Built byAutomobili Lamborghini SpA


Wheelbase2500 mm / 98.25 in
Overall length4140 mm / 162.7 in
Overall width2000 mm / 78.6 in
Overall height1070 mm / 42.05 in
Front track1536 mm / 60.36 in
Rear track1606 mm / 63.12 in
Ground clear.125 mm / 4.91 in
Front overhang933 mm / 36.67 in
Rear overhang757 mm / 29.75 in
Weight980 kg / 2161 lbs


StructureExtremely light composite material
BodyCarbon fibre central structure, reinforced honeycomb panels, double front and rear frame
SuspensionAll-wheel independent Front : Coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, triangulated transverse levers, sway/anti-roll bars Rear : Twin coils over shocker units, trailing arms, transverse links and sway/anti-roll bars
BrakesAll-wheel ventilated disc brakes, vacuum assisted, single servo, twin circuit
Steering typeUnassisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock
Front tyre size225/50 VR 15
Rear tyre size345/35 VR 15
TypePirelli P7F
Front rim size8.5x15 inch
Rear rim size12x15 inch
TypeLight alloy OZ-Wheels, covered with Carbon Fibre Discs


TypeV-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with pressed-in liners (type LP 112 D) mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive
DistributionDual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder
Main Bearings7
Cyl.Capacity5167 cc / 315 ci
Bore & stroke85.5x75 mm
Compr. Ratio9.5:1
Max.power490 Bhp at 7500 rpm
Max.torque0 Nm at 0 rpm
Cooling systemPressurized, twin radiators, vertically mounted either side of engine, with cross-over connection
IgnitionContactless electronic with Marelli coil and distributor
Electr.system12 V
Fuel systemTwo electric Bendix pumps, 6 double-barrel Weber 44 DCNF, down-draft carburetors
Fuel typen.a.
Fuel cons.n.a.
LubricationWet sump


TypeZF five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh driving to a limited-slip differential
ClutchDry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Disc diameter250 mm / 9.83 in
1st gear ratio0:1  
2nd gear ratio0:1  
3rd gear ratio0:1  
4th gear ratio0:1  
5th gear ratio0:1  
Rev. gear ratio0:1  


Top speed330 Km/h / 205 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h4.20 sec.


Engine oil17 Liter / 4 Gallon
Cooling system17 Liter / 4 Gallon


Current valueCar has never been commercialized, the only prototype was destroyed in barrier crash testing