The Lamborghini Lamborghini Jarama S

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Lamborghini Jarama S – Key Details

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Lamborghini Jarama S​ – Key Details

Lamborghini Jarama SDetail
Launched: 1973
Engine: V12
Power: 365 bhp (272 kW)
Torque: TBC
Top Speed: TBC
0-62 mph (0-100 kmh): TBC
Replaces: TBC
Did you know: TBC

The Ultimate Guide to the Lamborghini Jarama S

LAMBORGHINI JARAMA S – SMALL CHANGES ADD UP TO SOMETHING GREAT

With the Lamborghini Jarama S, did the flamboyant Italian manufacturer borrow a Japanese production philosophy? Toyota is known for their philosophy of Kaizen, or continuous improvement. Its core tenets appear to have been followed by Lamborghini in 1973 as it transformed its 2+2 grand tourer into the Jarama S, or Jarama GTS. Sure, this is almost entirely a coincidence, but it is hard not to notice the stream of minor improvements that made a good car into a very good, if not great, car.

MECHANICAL IMPROVEMENTS

Let’s start with the engine. Lamborghini were able to extract a claimed 365 bhp (272 kW) from its 3.9-litre V12 – that’s 15 more than in the standard Jarama. Torque, on the other hand, remained the same at 280 lb-ft (380 Nm). Throw in an 80-kg weight loss, and the Lamborghini Jarama S’ performance improvements were commendable. For example, the top speed increased from 240 to 259 km/h (161 mph). Initially, the S featured the same 5-speed manual as in the original model, but soon a Chrysler TorqueFlight automatic was offered as an option. Power steering, on the other hand, was made standard.

DESIGN AND INTERIOR

Minor styling updates help differentiate the Jarama S from the original Jarama. Sure, the Marcello Gandini design remained mostly unchanged, but a few key differences help the Lambo enthusiast spot the “S.” A hood scoop and new wheels helped spice things up on the outside, while the interior received its own modifications.

The big news on the inside were the newly-optional removable roof panels, but an updated dashboard made its way into the new model as well. With aluminium inserts replacing the wood grain from the regular Jarama, Lamborghini were clearly trying to infuse the cockpit with some additional sporty flavour. Other improvements had a more practical goal – thinner front seats, for example, gave rear-seat passengers extra legroom. Additional insulation was also added, helping reduce noise and heat intrusion. Taken altogether, all of these incremental improvements combined to create a much-improved grand tourer.

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Lamborghini Jarama S – Technical Specifications

Technical SpecificationDetail
Performance
0-100 km/hTBC
0 -200 km/hTBC
Max. speed240 km/h (150 mph)
Engine
TypeV12
Overall displacementTBC
Max. power output*365 bhp (272 kW)
Max. torque*TBC
Dimensions & Weight
LengthTBC
WidthTBC
HeightTBC
Dry weight**TBC
Fuel ConsumptionTBC
Co2 EmissionsTBC

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