Last update on May 8. 2015 in Diablo.
December 1999 Bologna Motor Show.
Type of car
Two door coupe, single seater race car, horizontally hinged door
Automobili Lamborghini SpA
2650 mm / 104.15 in
4430 mm / 174.1 in
2040 mm / 80.17 in
1115 mm / 43.82 in
1650 mm / 64.85 in
1670 mm / 65.63 in
100 mm / 3.93 in
925 mm / 36.35 in
865 mm / 33.99 in
1395 kg / 3076 lbs
40/60 % front / rear
Steel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber components.
Aluminum alloy with carbon fibre and fibreglass reïnforced plastic parts
Independent front & rear with parallelogram action unequal length control arms, anti-roll bar, one coil shock unit at the front two coils at the rear axle.
All-wheel Brembo Racing units, ventilated/drilled disc brakes with 4 calipers (44/38 mm) on the front brakes and 2 calipers (40/36 mm) on the rear ones, a double hydraulic circuit with servo-assistance, electronically controlled Lucas ABS System.
355 mm / 13.95 in
335 mm / 13.17 in
Variable power assisted mechanical rack and pinion.
Front tire size
Rear tire size
Type of tire
Pirelli racing slicks or wets for track use
Type of wheel
Single piece Speedline magnesium rims with 85 mm central fixing nut.
Carbon fibre adjustable wing, directly bolted to the chassis
V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with magnesium intakes, mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive.
Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder
5992 cc / 366 ci
Bore & stroke
Variable valve timing, electronically controlled.
590 Bhp at 7300 rpm
640 Nm at 5500 rpm
1.2 bar pressurized water cooling with front mounted oil cooler, additional coolers mounted for gearbox and differential oil
Static ignition with individual coils.
Specially tuned L.I.E. "Speed Density" Lamborghini electronic sequential multi-point injection with variable Valve Timing System
xx Lit/100 Km
Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh ZF final drive with limited-slip differential.
Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated.
272 mm / 10.69 in
1st gear ratio
2.313:1 - Max speed 99 Km/h or 61 Mph
2nd gear ratio
1.524:1 - Max speed 151 Km/h or 94 Mph
3rd gear ratio
1.125:1 - Max speed 204 Km/h or 127 Mph
4th gear ratio
0.889:1 - Max speed 257 Km/h or 160 Mph
5th gear ratio
0.697:1 - Max speed 338 Km/h or 210 Mph
Reverse gear ratio
2.125:1 - Max speed 107 Km/h or 66 Mph
338 Km/h / 210 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h
98 Liter / 26 Gallon
15 Liter / 4 Gallon
15 Liter / 4 Gallon
$ 195,000 - $ 275,000
Top value only for a 'never raced' spare car (2 of these were built)
The LamboCARS.com article written by Mark Smeyers on the Diablo GT-R ...
The official press release from Automobili Lamborghini SpA on the Diablo GT-R