Last update on May 8. 2015 in Diablo.
Diablo SV Roadster
1998 - 1999
Only built on special request
March 1998 Geneva Auto Show
Type of car
Two door barchetta, two seater, horizontally hinged doors
Automobili Lamborghini SpA
2560 mm / 100.61 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
Steel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber.
Aluminium alloy and hand layup composite materials with autoclave technology (cx : 0.31)
Independent front & rear with parallelogram action unequal length wishbones, anti-roll bar and front anti-dive / anti-squat geometry. Electronic control, auto and manual system.
All-wheel Brembo ventilated and perforated disc brakes with 4 calipers on the front brakes and 2 calipers on the rear ones, and an H-type hydraulic circuit, servo-assistance, a Kelsey Hays ABS was standard issue.
355 mm / 13.95 in
332 mm / 13.05 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
Three-piece OZ-Racing aluminium light-alloy.
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
530 Bhp at 7100 rpm
605 Nm at 5500 rpm
Pressurized water cooling
Electronic with integrated fuel injection
Three way catalytic convertors with oxygen sensors.
Original L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential multi-point injection with a variable Valve Timing System was mounted.
Unleaded 95 R.O.N.
17 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 97 Km/h or 60 Mph
2nd gear ratio
1.520:1 - Max speed 148 Km/h or 92 Mph
3rd gear ratio
1.120:1 - Max speed 200 Km/h or 124 Mph
4th gear ratio
0.880:1 - Max speed 255 Km/h or 158 Mph
5th gear ratio
0.680:1 - Max speed 323 Km/h or 201 Mph
Reverse gear ratio
2.120:1 - Max speed 106 Km/h or 66 Mph
Final drive ratio
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
$ 175,000 - $ 245,000
These cars are very rare and don't come on the market a lot, hence a rather high value
The LamboCARS.com article written by Mark Smeyers on the Diablo SV Roadster ...