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FULL specifications on the Countach SS Mardikian

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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