Lamborghini Miura

Lamborghini MiuraThe Lamborghini Miura is a sports car built in Italy by Lamborghini between 1966 and 1973. A mid-engined layout had been used successfully in competition, including by the Ford GT40 and Ferrari 250 LM at Le Mans. De Tomaso had produced a road car with this layout, the Vallelunga, but otherwise cars designed for the road were almost uniformly front-engined, rear drive vehicles. The Miura was a trendsetter, the one that made the mid-engined layout de rigueur among two-seater high performance supercars. It is named after the Spanish ranch Miura, whose bulls have a proverbial attack instinct.

– Configuration: 60 degree V12, DOHC
– Engine displacement: 3.9 L (3929 cc)
– Base: 350 hp (261 kW) at 7,000 rpm
– S: 370 hp (276 kW) at 7,700 rpm
– SV: 385 hp (287 kW) at 7,850 rpm

– Top speed: 179 mph (288 km/h)
– 0-100 km/h: 5.5 seconds
– Quarter Mile: ~14 seconds test