Lamborghini Jalpa facts for kids
|Also called||Lamborghini Jalpa P350|
|Assembly||Italy: Bolognese, Sant'Agata|
|Class||Sports car (S)|
|Body style(s)||2-door targa|
|Layout||Transverse mid-engine, rear-wheel drive|
|Engine(s)||3.5-litre Lamborghini V8|
|Transmission(s)||5-speed synchromesh manual|
|Wheelbase||2,451 mm (96.5 in)|
|Length||4,330 mm (170.5 in)|
|Width||1,880 mm (74.0 in)|
|Height||1,140 mm (44.9 in)|
|Kerb weight||1,510 kg (3,329 lb)|
The Jalpa was introduced at the 1981 Geneva Auto Show. It was based off the Silhouette. Lamborghini designed it to be less expensive than the Countach.
Engine and transmission
The Jalpa was powered by a 3.5 L (210 cu in) V8 engine. The engine in the Jalpa came from the Silhouette. The Jalpa’s engine had a power output of 255 hp (190 kW; 259 PS), and 225 lb⋅ft (305 N⋅m) of torque. The engine in the US models made 250 hp (186 kW; 253 PS).
Lamborghini said that the Jalpa could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.0 seconds. They also said that it could reach 161 km/h (100 mph) in 19.1 seconds. The top speed of the Jalpa was 249 km/h (155 mph). The Jalpa weighed 1,510 kg (3,329 lb).
- Lamborghini Silhouette
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