Do you know Lamborghini’s V12 engine has solely undergone two iterations since debuting within the 350 GT in 1964? Below the hood of Lambo’s first manufacturing automobile is a 3.5-liter V12 with 4 cams and 270 horsepower. The Bizzarrini V12 had a bevy of aluminum internals to save lots of weight, enabling the automobile to attain a 158 mph high velocity.
And when the 400 GT and iconic Miura debuted in 1966, the unique V12 had grown to three.9 liters of displacement and produced as much as 380 horsepower. The identical engine would grace the Espada, Islero, and Jarama. However for the Miura, Lambo took the three.9-liter V12, spun it by 90 levels, and shoehorned it to the again, marking the start of the world’s first manufacturing supercar.
When the legendary Countach debuted in 1974, it got here with an enlarged 4.9-liter and 5.2-liter V12. The latter would additionally see motion within the LM002, Lambo’s first SUV. In the meantime, the Diablo debuted in 1990 and had a 5.7-liter and 6.0-liter variant of the V12, notably the Diablo GT and Diablo VT 6.0 SE. The Murcielago was the final to make use of Lamborghini’s first-gen V12, having a 572-horsepower 6.2-liter V12 and a 6.5-liter with as much as 661 horsepower.
Lambo’s second-gen V12 began within the Aventador in 2011. It received an all-new and revamped V12 engine with a revised firing order and as much as 770 horsepower within the Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae. The second-gen V12 had its first style of electrification within the limited-edition Sian FKP 37 and Countach LPI 800-4. The Lamborghini V12 engine lives on within the all-new Revuelto hybrid, and it now has three electrical motors for a mixed 1,001 horsepower.