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|Class||Concept Car (1 produced)|
|Body Style||Rear-Engined SUV Four-seater, off road vehicle|
|Engine||5.9 litre AMC V8 rear mounted, four wheel drive|
|Power|| 180 bhp at 4000 rpm
267 lbs.ft. at 2500 rpm
Despite the failure of the Cheetah project, the idea of a Lamborghini offroad vehicle was still very much alive, and with new capital from deep pocketed investors, the Cheetah concept was redesigned into the LM001. Only now instead of using a Chrysler engine, they chose to go with a 180 hp 5.9L AMC built V8, with the intention of offering the V12 from the Countach for production models.
Unfortunately, it was not the choice of engine that again lead to failure of the design. It was the placement of the engine in the rear, which gave unfavorable handling characteristics when accelerating. Only a single LM001 was produced.
Historic Models: Murciélago LP640 · Roadster · LP670-4 SV · Reventón · Reventón Roadster · Miura · Countach · Diablo · Espada · Silhouette · Jalpa · 350GT · 400GT · Islero · Jarama · LM002 · Urraco · Gallardo Superleggera
Concept Cars: Athon · Bravo · Cala · Canto · Cheetah · Concept S · Faena · Flying Star II · Genesis · LM001 · LM003 · LM004 · LMA002 · Marco Polo · Marzal · Miura Concept · Portofino · Raptor · Stella · Miura Spyder Concept · Estoque Concept · Sesto Elemento Concept
|Ferruccio Lamborghini||Corporate website||A subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group|