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These are the most powerful cars produced during the 1970s. Most of these are recognisable classics, but some may surprise you.

The Most Powerful Cars From The 1970s

Lamborghini Miura P400 Jota (1970)

With a total power output of 440 BHP, the Lamborghini Miura P400 Jota takes first place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also 1st in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1970s.

Lamborghini Countach LP500 (prototipe) (1971)

With a total power output of 434 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach LP500 (prototipe) takes second place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5L V12 engine.
It is also joint 6th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato (1969-1989)

With a total power output of 432 BHP, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato takes third place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a front-mounted 5.3L V8 engine.
It is also 2nd in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1970s.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante (1969-1989)

With a total power output of 425 BHP, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante takes joint fouth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Convertible with 4 seats and a front-mounted 5.3L V8 engine.
It is also joint 9th in The Most Powerful Cars From The 1980s.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage (1969-1989)

With a total power output of 425 BHP, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage takes joint fouth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 4 seats and a front-mounted 5.3L V8 engine.
It is also joint 9th in The Most Powerful Cars From The 1980s.

Lamborghini Miura P400SV (1971-1973)

With a total power output of 380 BHP, the Lamborghini Miura P400SV takes sixth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also 5th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Lamborghini Jarama Rally (Bob) (1972)

With a total power output of 375 BHP, the Lamborghini Jarama Rally (Bob) takes seventh place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a front-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 13th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Lamborghini Countach LP400 (1974-1978)

With a total power output of 370 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach LP400 takes eighth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also 8th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Lamborghini Miura P400S (1968-1971)

With a total power output of 365 BHP, the Lamborghini Miura P400S takes ninth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also 9th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Lamborghini Jarama 400 GTS (1973-1976)

With a total power output of 360 BHP, the Lamborghini Jarama 400 GTS takes tenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a front-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 15th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari 365 GT4 BB (1973-1976)

With a total power output of 355 BHP, the Ferrari 365 GT4 BB takes eleventh place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 4.4L Flat 12 engine.
It is also joint 3rd in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Lamborghini Countach LP400S (1978-1982)

With a total power output of 350 BHP, the Lamborghini Countach LP400S takes twelfth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 6th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari 365 GTS/4 (Daytona) (1969-1973)

With a total power output of 347 BHP, the Ferrari 365 GTS/4 (Daytona) takes joint thirteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Convertible with 2 seats and a front-mounted 4.4L V12 engine.
It is also joint 10th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 (Daytona) (1968-1973)

With a total power output of 347 BHP, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 (Daytona) takes joint thirteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a front-mounted 4.4L V12 engine.
It is also joint 10th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

De Tomaso Pantera GTS (1972-1985)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the De Tomaso Pantera GTS takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 5.8L V8 engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Most Powerful De Tomasos Ever.

Lamborghini Espada Series III (1972-1978)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the Lamborghini Espada Series III takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 4 seats and a front-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 24th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Lamborghini Jarama 400 GT (1970-1973)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the Lamborghini Jarama 400 GT takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a front-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also 20th in The Worst MPG Cars Ever.

Lamborghini Espada Series II (1970-1972)

With a total power output of 345 BHP, the Lamborghini Espada Series II takes joint fifteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 4 seats and a front-mounted 3.9L V12 engine.
It is also joint 24th in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari 512 BB (1976-1981)

With a total power output of 340 BHP, the Ferrari 512 BB takes nineteenth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 4.9L Flat 12 engine.
It is also 2nd in The Fastest Cars From The 1970s.

Ferrari 400 Automatic (1976-1979)

With a total power output of 335 BHP, the Ferrari 400 Automatic takes joint twentieth place.
It's a 2 door RWD Coupé with 2+2 seats and a front-mounted 4.8L V12 engine.
It is also joint 35th in The Quickest Accelerating Cars Of The 1970s.

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Last updated on 14th July, 2019
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