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Lamborghini Countach LP5000S QV

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Lamborghini Countach LP5000S QV

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5167 cm3 / 315.3 cu in / 315.3 cu in, 334.1 kW / 448.0 hp / 448.0 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 298 km/h / 185 mph / 185 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LamborghiniIssued from1985
ModelCountach LP5000S QVIssued until
SerieCountachNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAutomobili Lamborghini SpACountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerBertoneCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4140 mm / 163.0 in / 163.0 inTotal (curb) weight1490 kg / 3285 lb / 3285 lb
Width2000 mm / 78.7 in / 78.7 inDry weight
Height1070 mm / 42.1 in / 42.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2450 mm / 96.5 in / 96.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1605 mm / 63.2 in / 63.2 inWeight distribution (front)42.0 % / 42.0 % / 42.0 %
Ground clearance125 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity110 l / 24.2 UK gal / 29.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.82 m2 / 19.6 sq ft / 19.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeLP 112DTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (60.0° vee)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerLamborghiniValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.5 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supply6 44 DCNF We carbsEngine displacement5167 cm3 / 315.3 cu in / 315.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity430.58 cm3/cylinder / 26.276 cu in/cylinder / 26.276 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power334.1 kW / 448.0 hp / 448.0 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)122.0 kW / 163.5 hp / 163.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.7 kW/l / 1.421 bhp/cu in / 1.421 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque96.8 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.71
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.09

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)3.80 s / 3.80 s / 3.80 sTop (maximal) speed298 km/h / 185 mph / 185 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio300.7 kW/ton / 227.8 bhp/ton / 227.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)10.40 s / 10.40 s / 10.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5 x 15Wheels rear12 x 15
Tyres frontPirelli P7R 225/50 VR 15Tyres rearPirelli P7R 345/35 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lamborghini Countach LP5000S QV

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