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General

TypeDiablo SV MY1999
Years builtOctober 1998 - December 1999
Production100 units
Chassisnr.estimated at about 100 (25 were imported into the United States)
PresentationParis Mondial de l'Automobile in October 1998
Type of carTwo door coupe, two seater berlinetta, horizontally hinged doors
Designed byMarcello Gandini
Built byAutomobili Lamborghini SpA
 

Dimensions

Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.15 in
Overall length4470 mm / 175.67 in
Overall width2040 mm / 80.17 in
Overall height1115 mm / 43.82 in
Front track1540 mm / 60.52 in
Rear track1640 mm / 64.45 in
Ground clear.140 mm / 5.5 in
Front overhang930 mm / 36.55 in
Rear overhang890 mm / 34.98 in
Weight1530 kg / 3374 lbs
Distribution41/59% front / rear
 

Chassis

StructureSteel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber.
BodyAluminum alloy and hand lay-up composite materials with autoclave technology (cx : 0.31)
SuspensionIndependent 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.
BrakesAll-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.
Front355 mm / 13.95 in
Rear335 mm / 13.17 in
Steering typePower assisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock.
Turning circle13 m / 43 ft
Front tyre size235/35 ZR 18
Rear tyre size335/30 ZR 18
TypePirelli P ZERO with asymmetric unidirectional tread
Front rim size8,5x18 inch
Rear rim size13x18 inch
TypeSplit rim OZ-Racing aluminum light-alloy.
Rear spoilerOptional, but mostly fitted
 

Engine

TypeV-12 60 degree, light-alloy block with pressed-in liners, mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel drive.
DistributionDual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder
Main Bearings7
Cyl.Capacity5707 cc / 348 ci
Bore & stroke87x80 mm
Intake systemVariable valve timing, electronically controlled.
Compr. Ratio10.0:1
Max.power530 Bhp at 7100 rpm
Max.torque605 Nm at 5500 rpm
Cooling systemPressurized water cooling with two radiators and one oil cooler.
IgnitionElectronic with integrated fuel injection
Emission contr.Twin, three way catalytic convertors with oxygen sensors.
Plugsn.a.
Electr.system12 V
Alternator85/115 Amp
Fuel systemOriginal L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential phased multipoint injection with a variable Valve Timing System mounted.
Fuel typeUnleaded 95 R.O.N.
Fuel cons.16 Lit/100 Km
LubricationDry sump
 

Drivetrain

TypeLamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh, with a traction control system with four settings, ZF final drive with limited-slip differential.
ClutchDry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Disc diameter254 mm / 9.98 in
1st gear ratio2.310:1Max speed94 Km/h / 58 Mph
2nd gear ratio1.520:1Max speed142 Km/h / 88 Mph
3rd gear ratio1.120:1Max speed197 Km/h / 122 Mph
4th gear ratio0.880:1Max speed244 Km/h / 152 Mph
5th gear ratio0.680:1Max speed323 Km/h / 201 Mph
Rev. gear ratio2.120:1Max speed102 Km/h / 63 Mph
Rear differentialbevel gear type, limited slip 45% Ratio : 1:2.53
 

Performance

Top speed323 Km/h / 201 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h3.85 sec.
Standing Km20.10 sec.
 

Capacities

Fuel100 Liter / 26 Gallon
Engine oil13 Liter / 3 Gallon
Cooling system15 Liter / 4 Gallon
Luggage140 Liter / 37 Gallon
 

Pricing

US MSRPUSD 238,700
Current value$ 93,200 - $ 138,400
 
 

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