Lamborghini 400GT

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Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2
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1967 Lamborghini 400GT
Overview
Manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A
Production 1966-1968
247 built[1]
Designer Carrozzeria Touring
Body and chassis
Body style 2-door coupé
Layout FR layout
Powertrain
Engine 3929 cc V12
Transmission 5-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,550 mm (100.4 in)[2]
Length 4,470 mm (176.0 in)[2]
Width 1,727 mm (68.0 in)[2]
Height 1,257 mm (49.5 in)[2]
Curb weight 1,472 kg (3,245 lb)[2]
Chronology
Predecessor Lamborghini 350GT
Successor Lamborghini Islero

Lamborghini 400GT is the name given to two gran tourismos produced by Italian manufacturer Lamborghini.

History[edit]

The first 400GT, commonly referred to as simply the 400GT or 400GT Interim, was essentially the older 350GT featuring an enlarged, 3929 cc (240 c.i.) V12 engine, with a power output of 320 bhp (239 kW). Twenty-three of these cars were built, with three featuring aluminium bodywork.

The second 400GT, commonly known as the 400GT 2+2, had a different roofline, and minor sheetmetal changes compared to the 350GT and first 400GT. It was first presented at the 1966 Geneva Auto Show. The larger body shape enabled the +2 seating to be installed in the rear, where the 350GT only had room for luggage or +1 seating. The bodywork was designed by Carrozzeria Touring. The 400GT 2+2 also had a Lamborghini designed gearbox, with Porsche style synchromesh on all gears, which greatly improved the drivetrain. When leaving the factory the 400 GT originally fitted Pirelli Cinturato 205VR15 tyres (CN72).

A total of 23 units of 400GT Interim and 224 units of the 400GT 2+2 were built from 1966 to 1968, when it was replaced with the Islero.

A special, one-off version called the 400GT Monza was built by Neri and Bonacini, who had previously worked on the 350GT.

The 400GT 2+2 shared the same wheelbase as the 400GT Interim and the 350GT. All were 2.55 Meters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lamborghini 400GT". motorbase.com. Retrieved 2008-01-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Technical specifications of 1965 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2". carfolio.com. Retrieved 2008-01-22. 

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