Lamborghini Urraco

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Lamborghini Urraco
Lamborghini Urraco P111 (France).jpg
791 produced
AssemblyItaly: Sant'Agata Bolognese
DesignerMarcello Gandini at Bertone[1]
Body and chassis
ClassSports car
Body style2+2 coupé
LayoutTransverse mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive
RelatedLamborghini Silhouette
Lamborghini Jalpa
Lamborghini Espada
  • 2.0 L (1,995 cc) Lamborghini V8 (P200)
  • 2.5 L (2,463 cc) Lamborghini L240 V8 (P250 & P111)
  • 3.0 L (2,996 cc) Lamborghini V8 (P300)
Transmission5-speed manual
Wheelbase2,450 mm (96.5 in)
Length4,250 mm (167.3 in)
Width1,760 mm (69.3 in)
Height1,160 mm (45.7 in)
Curb weight1250 - 1300 kg
SuccessorLamborghini Silhouette

The Lamborghini Urraco is a 2+2 sports car manufactured by Italian automaker Lamborghini, introduced at the Turin Auto Show in 1970, marketed for model years 1972-1979, and named after a line of Miura-bred fighting bulls; the name translates to "little bull".[2]


The car is a 2+2 coupé with body designed by Marcello Gandini, at the time working for Carrozzeria Bertone.[1] Rather than being another range topping sports car, like the Lamborghini Miura, the Urraco was intended to be more affordable and an alternative to the contemporary Ferrari Dino and Maserati Merak.[3]

When production ceased in 1979, 791 Urracos had been built, of which 21 were Urraco P111s (P250 Tipo 111s) for the American market. In order to comply with American regulations, these cars had larger front bumpers and emissions controls, the latter resulting in less horsepower. The other Urraco versions were the Urraco P200, Urraco P250 and Urraco P300 with 2-litre, 2.5-litre, and 3-litre V8s respectively.

Both the Lamborghini Silhouette, with its detachable roof panel, and its successor Lamborghini Jalpa, with a 3.5 litre V-8 engine, were based upon the Urraco.

Lamborghini Urraco 2
Lamborghini Urraco

Specifications and performance[edit]

Model Engine Displacement Bore x Stroke Compression Ratio Max power Max torque 0–100 km/h (0-62 mph) Top speed Units
P200 V8 OHC 16V 1,994 cc 77.4 mm x 53 mm 8.6:1 182 PS (134 kW; 180 hp) at 7,500 rpm 176 N⋅m (130 lb⋅ft) at 3,800 rpm 7.2 s 215 km/h (134 mph) 66
P250 V8 OHC 16V 2,463 cc 86 mm x 53 mm 10.5:1 220 PS (162 kW; 217 hp) at 7,500 rpm 220 N⋅m (162 lb⋅ft) at 3,750 rpm 6.9 s 240 km/h (149 mph) 520
P300 V8 DOHC


2,996 cc 86 mm x 64.5 mm 10.5:1 250 PS (184 kW; 247 hp) at 7,500 rpm 265 N⋅m (195 lb⋅ft) at 3,500 rpm 5.6 s 260 km/h (162 mph) 190


  1. ^ a b Landsem, Arnstein (Mar 15, 2011). The Book of the Lamborghini Urraco. Veloce Publishing. pp. 13–17. ISBN 978-1-84584-286-4. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  2. ^ Markus, Frank (February 2013). "Sant'Agata Bolognese to Zaragoza, the Heming-Way". Motor Trend. 65 (2): 106.
  3. ^ "Three small exotic GTs" (PDF). Road & Track (road test). September 1975. Retrieved 2014-09-26.