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Lamborghini 350GT

Lamborghini 350 GT
Lamborghini 350 GT
Manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A
Production 1963-1966
120 built
Predecessor
Successor Lamborghini 400GT
Body style 2 door coupé
Engine 3464 cc V12
Layout FR
Transmission 5 speed manual
Length 4640 mm
Width 1730 mm
Height 1280 mm
Weight 1200 kg
Wheelbase 2550 mm
Track 1380 mm front and rear
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Designer Carrozzeria Touring


The Lamborghini 350GT was the first production model produced by Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. in 1963. It was based on the Lamborghini 350GTV, a prototype showcased at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The success of the 350GT ensured the company's survival, and established it as a viable competitor with sport car automaker Ferrari S.p.A..

Ferruccio Lamborghini contracted the same design and production team who worked on the 350GTV prototype to build the production version of the grand tourer, including Giotto Bizzarrini, Gian Paolo Dallara, and Franco Scaglione.

The 350GT shared a number of features with the 350GTV prototype, including a four-wheel independent suspension, quad-cam V12, and an aluminum body. A number of revisions and refinements were made due to the suggestions of the Neri & Bonacini racing development shop and test driver Bob Wallace. Fixed headlights replaced the prototype's pop-up variety, and side-mounted carburetors reduced the height of the engine, thereby negating the clearance problems of the GTV prototype. The engine in the 350 was the Bizzarrini-designed V12. It was a very capable power plant that could reach well into triple-digit speeds in top form. The manufacture of the bodies was entrusted to Touring of Milan, who used their patented Superleggera method of construction to fix aluminum-alloy panels directly to a tubular structure.

Specifications

The Lamborghini 350GT retailed for $15,600. It had an aluminum V12 engine, aluminum body, and four-wheel independent suspension. It weighed 2314 lb, had a wheelbase of 100.4 in, and measured 182.7 by 68.1 by 48.0 inches (4.64 by 1.73 by 1.22 meters).

The 350GT had a manual 5-speed transmission, with a top speed was 152 mph. It could go from 0 to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds, and from 0 to 100 mph in 17.0 seconds.

Lamborghini produced 143 350GTs before replacing it with the larger-engined Lamborghini 400GT in 1966.


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Lamborghini Models
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Historic models: Miura | Countach | Diablo | Espada | Silhouette | Jalpa | 350GT | 400GT | Islero | Jarama | LM002 | Urraco

Concept models: Athon | Bravo | Cala | Cheetah | Concept S | Flying Star II | 3500GTZ | Genesis | LM001 | LM003 | LM004 | LMA002 | Marco Polo | Marzal | Miura Concept | Portofino | Raptor

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FR GT 350GT
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Coupé Espada
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2 plus 2 Urraco
V12 Miura Countach
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