Last update on October 20. 2010 in Diablo.
Diablo SV MY1999
October 1998 - December 1999
estimated at about 100 (25 were imported into the United States)
Paris Mondial de l'Automobile in October 1998
Type of car
Two door coupe, two seater berlinetta, horizontally hinged doors
Automobili Lamborghini SpA
2650 mm / 104.15 in
4470 mm / 175.67 in
2040 mm / 80.17 in
1115 mm / 43.82 in
1540 mm / 60.52 in
1640 mm / 64.45 in
140 mm / 5.5 in
930 mm / 36.55 in
890 mm / 34.98 in
1530 kg / 3374 lbs
41/59 % front / rear
Steel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber.
Aluminum alloy and hand lay-up composite materials with autoclave technology (cx : 0.31)
Independent front & rear double wishbones, coil springs. Parallelogram action unequal length wishbones, anti-roll bar and front anti-dive / anti-squat geometry. Electronic shock absorber system with automatic and manual control.
All-wheel Brembo ventilated and perforated disc brakes with aluminium alloy four cylinder calipers, an H-type hydraulic circuit, servo-assistance and a Kelsey Hays ABS.
355 mm / 13.95 in
335 mm / 13.17 in
Power assisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock.
13 m / 43 ft
Front tire size
235/35 ZR 18
Rear tire size
335/30 ZR 18
Type of tire
Pirelli P ZERO with asymmetric unidirectional tread
Type of wheel
Split rim OZ-Racing aluminum light-alloy.
Optional, but mostly fitted
V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with pressed-in liners, mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive.
Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder
5707 cc / 348 ci
Bore & stroke
Variable valve timing, electronically controlled.
530 Bhp at 7100 rpm
605 Nm at 5500 rpm
Pressurized water cooling with two radiators and one oil cooler.
Electronic with integrated fuel injection
Twin, three way catalytic convertors with oxygen sensors.
Original L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential phased multipoint injection with a variable Valve Timing System mounted.
Unleaded 95 R.O.N.
16 Lit/100 Km
Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh, with a traction control system with four settings, ZF final drive with limited-slip differential.
Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated
254 mm / 9.98 in
1st gear ratio
2.310:1 - Max speed 94 Km/h or 58 Mph
2nd gear ratio
1.520:1 - Max speed 142 Km/h or 88 Mph
3rd gear ratio
1.120:1 - Max speed 197 Km/h or 122 Mph
4th gear ratio
0.880:1 - Max speed 244 Km/h or 152 Mph
5th gear ratio
0.680:1 - Max speed 323 Km/h or 201 Mph
Reverse gear ratio
2.120:1 - Max speed 102 Km/h or 63 Mph
bevel gear type, limited slip 45% Ratio : 1:2.53:1
323 Km/h / 201 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h
100 Liter / 26 Gallon
13 Liter / 3 Gallon
15 Liter / 4 Gallon
140 Liter / 37 Gallon
$ 93,200 - $ 138,400
The LamboCARS.com article written by Mark Smeyers on the Diablo SV MY1999 ...