Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 4
Lamborghini's Espada offered not only comfort and space
but, when it originated, was the fastest four-seater in
Its top speed was 241 km/h (249 on later models);
its power went from 325 bhp to 350 bhp (Series 2) and
365 bhp (Series 3).
This coupe had a sweeping window, with a sharp tail. Glazing
above the tail lights was not only unique, but improved
Under the huge alloy bonnet was the classic quad-cam 4-litre
V12 motor controlled by an impressive 5-speed gearbox.
The wishbone suspension
ensured an impeccable ride whilst
guaranteeing tremendous stability. Later versions were
complete with power-steering and the option of automatic
It was manufactured from 1968 - 1978 and is thought to
be one of the best-selling Lamborghini's created.