Lamborghini Miura P400 S
|Lamborghini Miura P400 S
P400 Miura S (338 Made Dec 1968-March 1971)
In November 1968 the first Miura S was produced and made it's appearance at the 50th Turin Motorshow in 1968. The P400S benefited from several improvements over the P400. Notable amoung these were a reshaping of combustion chambers, four weber 40IDL-3L carburators, higher lift cams and improved breathing giving an increase of 20bhp for 370bhp at 7700rpm and an increased torque figure of 286 lbsft at 5500rpm.
A new rerouted exhaust system allowed for a modest increase in luggage room at the rear. Higher quality materials were used to finish the vinyl and carpeted interior. Other interior improvements was the addition of power windows and optional air conditioning was also available for an extra $800. The overhead console benefitted from rocker switches to replace to old toggles. A locking glove box was a nice addition as was the new leather wrapped steering wheel that replaced the older wooden ones. A larger factory installed radio was also made available as an option.
Vented disc brake rotors were an interim improvement that markedly reduced fade under hard use.
140 of the Miura P400S were produced.
Lamborghini P 400 S Miura
|Type||60° V12, Transversely Mounted, Mid-Engined, DOHC per bank|
|Valves||2 per cylinder|
|Bore/Stroke||82mm x 62mm|
|Max power||370bhp @ 7,700rpm|
|Carburation||4 Weber 3 Throat, 40 IDL 3 C|
4 Webers 40 IDA 30
|Gearbox||5-speed + reverse, All-Syncromesh|
|Clutch||Single dry plate hydraulically operated|
|Differential||ZF-type limited slip in unit with engine/transmission|
|Chassis||Welded Box Section|
|Suspension||Independent, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers|
|Brakes||Girling ventilated discs|
|Wheels||Campagnolo Cast Magnesium|
|Tires||GR70VR-15 HS Pirelli Cinturato|
|Overall Length||4390 mm / 171.2 in|
|Overall Width||1780 mm / 69.4 in|
|Overall Height||1100 mm / 42.9 in|
|Wheelbase||2504 mm / 97.7 in|
|Front Track||1512 mm / 59 in|
|Rear Track||1512 mm / 59 in|
|Weight||1180 kg / 2596 lb|
|Fuel Tank||80 L / 21 gal|
|Top speed||285 km/h / 176.7 mph|
Miura P400 S Registry 3006-4100,
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