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Metric   Imperial
Class Trackonly
Body 2 Door 2 Seat
Layout Mid Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Number Built
Type Conventional
Details V12
240 in3 
Max Power
440 bhp @rpm 
Max Torque
Power to Weight
498 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
Specific Output 112 bhp/litre 
Bore x Stroke
Fuel Cons
Top Speed
190 mph 
0 - 30 mph
0 - 60 mph
5.5 sec 
0 - 100 mph
0 - 124 mph
0 - 186 mph
30 - 70 mph
Standing qtr Mile
60 - 0 mph
0 - 100 - 0 mph
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
1980 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 9 X 15
12 X 15 
Tyres (F/R)
Fuel Capacity
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £1500000 - £2000000

The one off Jota was developed by legendary Lamborghini test driver Bob Wallace as a potential Miura race car. An additional 100bhp was extracted from the Miura's V12, while an amazing 400 Kg weight saving was made through the use of lightweight materials. The resulting top speed was 190mph, unthinkable back in 1970.

Visiually similar to the standard Miura road car, the Jota was in fact quite different with a new chassis, suspension, brakes, steering and even an LSD.

Although initially keen to race against arch rival Enzo Ferrari, company founder Ferrucio changed his mind, and the Jota was sold. Unfortunately it was subsequently destroyed after a serious crash in 1971, before being rebuilt in 2008 (although having taken over a decade) by a Lamborghini enthusiast, using remanufactured parts but with the original salvaged V12 engine.

Despite there being one one 'true' Jota, a handful of SVs were modified to Jota spec by the factory (to be known as SVJs), one of which recently fetched almost $2 million at auction.

Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
60% 67% 0% 0
Ranks 592 of 771 Ranks 490 of 771 Ranks 602 of 771 Ranks 621 of 771

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