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FULL specifications on the Countach SS Mardikian

Date posted : October 19. 2010 at 14:32:35

General

TypeCountach SS Mardikian
Years built1980
Production1 units
Type of carTwo door Targa-style convertible, two seater berlinetta, horizon
Designed byBertone, Marcello Gandini
Built byCustom bodywork by Giacabone's Executive Coachcraft
 

Dimensions

Wheelbase2450 mm / 96.29 in
Overall length4140 mm / 162.7 in
Overall width2000 mm / 78.6 in
Overall height1042 mm / 40.95 in
Front track1492 mm / 58.64 in
Rear track1620 mm / 63.67 in
Ground clear.102 mm / 4.01 in
Front overhang933 mm / 36.67 in
Rear overhang757 mm / 29.75 in
Weight1222 kg / 2695 lbs
Distribution42/58% front / rear
 

Chassis

StructureRound steel tubular spaceframe by Marchesi (40 mm tubes), strengthened by Trend
BodyAluminium panels with completely intergrated fiberglass wheelarch extenders and front spoiler, rear spoiler was standard mounted
SuspensionAll-wheel independent Front : Unequal length wishbones, coil spring/damper units, anti-roll bar Rear : Upper lateral links, lower reversed wishbones, upper and lower trailing arms,twin coil spring/damper units
BrakesAll-wheel ventilated ATE disc brakes, vacuum assisted, single servo, twin circuit
Front300 mm / 11.79 in
Rear284 mm / 11.16 in
Steering typeUnassisted rack and pinion, 3 turns lock to lock
Turning circle13 m / 43 ft
Front tyre size205/50 VR 15
Rear tyre size345/35 VR 15
TypePirelli P7
Front rim size8.5x15 inch
Rear rim size12x15 inch
TypeEarly Campagnolo cast magnesium wheels
 

Engine

TypeV-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with pressed-in liners mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive
DistributionDual overhead camshafts, chain drive, two valves/cylinder
Main Bearings7
Cyl.Capacity4400 cc / 268 ci
Bore & stroken.a. mm
Compr. Ratio10.1:1
Max.power510 Bhp at 8000 rpm
Max.torque442 Nm at 5500 rpm
Cooling systemPressurized, twin radiators, vertically mounted either side of engine, with cross-over connection
IgnitionTwo coils and one Marelli distributors
PlugsBosch 235 P21
Electr.system12 V
Alternator70 Amp
Fuel systemDual electric Bendix fuel pumps, 6 twin-choke Weber 45 DCOE 96/97 side draught carburetors
Fuel typen.a.
Fuel cons.n.a.
LubricationWet sump
 

Drivetrain

TypeLamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh driving to a Lamborghini limited-slip differential
ClutchDry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Disc diameter241 mm / 9.47 in
1st gear ratio2.256:1  
2nd gear ratio1.769:1  
3rd gear ratio1.310:1  
4th gear ratio0.990:1  
5th gear ratio0.775:1  
Rev. gear ratio2.134:1  
Final drive ratio4.091:1
 

Performance

Top speed330 Km/h / 205 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h5.00 sec.
1/4 Mile13.50 sec. reaching 0 Mph
 

Capacities

Fuel120 Liter / 32 Gallon
Cooling system17 Liter / 4 Gallon
Luggage240 Liter / 63 Gallon
 

Pricing

US MSRPUSD 205,000
Current value$ 50,000 - $ 100,000
 Custom built car, prices can vary according to condition