Rare 50 year old Lamborghini Urraco supercar


Last month, Lamborghini celebrated the production milestone of 10,000 Aventador. This is not the only mark that the Italian automaker makes. However, samples Super car Lamborghini Urraco surely few people will know when it turns 50 years old.Launched at the 1970 Turin Motor Show, the design of the Lamborghini Urraco was highly appreciated at that time. With 2 + 2 coupe design, Lamborghini Urraco uses a mid-mounted V8 engine and an independent suspension system. The chassis incorporates MacPherson suspension for both the front and rear axles. This is the first time this design has been used in commercial vehicles.Initially, Rare Lamborghini Urraco Equipped with a 2.5L V8 engine with a capacity of 220 horsepower, reaching a maximum speed of 244 km / h. At that time, the eight-cylinder engine using a single cam and the Heron-type combustion chamber design had a higher compression ratio without increasing development costs.Lamborghini Urraco also uses 4 Weber carburetors, designed by Marcello Gandini himself. The Lamborghini Urraco has a length of 4.23 m. The cockpit had an unusual instrumentation, instrument cluster and steering wheel at that time.Produced in the period 1970-1976, the Lamborghini P250 Urraco uses a 2.5L V8 engine. Only 520 units were produced. Following this version is P200 equipped with 2.0L engine, producing 180 horsepower capacityAmount production Lamborghini P200 Urraco was reduced to 66 units for the Italian market between 1975 and 1977.Between 1975 and 1979, Lamborghini produced only 190 P300, using a larger 3.0L engine for 265 horsepower.Also from Urraco, Lamborghini began to manufacture many models using 8-cylinder and 10-cylinder engines, such as the Gallardo and Huracan.Video: Super rare Lamborghini Urraco.

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