The top 5 Lamborghini models you didn’t know about

By: Daniel Kim

Every kid had a poster of a Countach or Diablo. Wow your friends with knowledge of some of Sant’Agata’s lesser known models

1. LAMBORGHINI 350 GT

"Lamborghini 350 GT" by motoyen is licensed under CC BY 2.0“Lamborghini 350 GT” by motoyen is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The beginning of Ferruccio’s smackdown on Enzo. Engine designed by the man responsible for the Ferrari 250 GTO, Giotto Bizzarrini. Four-wheel independent suspension, aluminum body by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan, disc brakes all-around.
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Model,Year(s),Engine,HP,Layout,Units Sold
350GT,1964-1966,3.5L V12,270,FR,120
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2. LAMBORGHINI ISLERO/S

"1969 Lamborghini Islero S - fvr2" by Rex Gray is licensed under CC BY 2.0“1969 Lamborghini Islero S – fvr2” by Rex Gray is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Bodywork by Carrozzeria Marazzi. Based on the 400GT. The S model had a top speed of 161mph and could do 0-60 in 6.2 seconds. Ferruccio and his brother Edmondo both drove one – therefore you should too if you can afford one.

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Model,Year(s),Engine,HP,Layout,Units Sold
Islero/S,1968-1969,4.0L V12,325/350,FR,225
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3. LAMBORGHINI LM002

"LM002: The Rambo Lambo" by Patrick Hawks is licensed under CC BY 2.0“LM002: The Rambo Lambo” by Patrick Hawks is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The “Rambo-Lambo.” Also available with a 7.2L marine V12 used for Lamborghini powerboats. 77 gallon fuel tank – gulp.

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Model,Year(s),Engine,HP,Layout,Units Sold
LM002,1986-1993,5.2L V12,450,F4WD,328
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4. LAMBORGHINI JARAMA/GTS

"Lamborghini Jarama" by Mark Holloway is licensed under CC BY 2.0“Lamborghini Jarama” by Mark Holloway is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Basically a continuation of the Islero. Designed by Marcello Gandini of Bertone. Named after the bullfighting region in Spain. 

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Model,Year(s),Engine,HP,Layout,Units Sold
Jarama/GTS,1970-1976,4.0 V12,350/365,FR,328
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5. LAMBORGHINI SILHOUETTE

Based on the Urraco and the first Lambo to use a targa top roof. Transverse mid-engine, RWD layout. Only 31 remain of the 54 original produced. 

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Model,Year(s),Engine,HP,Layout,Units Sold
Silhouette,1976-1979,3.0L V8,250,MR,54
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