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TypeDiablo SV
Years built1995 - 1998
PresentationMarch 1995 Geneva Auto Show
Type of carTwo door coupe, two seater berlinetta, horizontally hinged doors
Designed byMarcello Gandini
Built byAutomobili Lamborghini SpA


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
Weight1576 kg / 3475 lbs
Distribution41/59% front / rear


StructureSteel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber.
BodyAluminum alloy and hand layup composite materials with autoclave technology (cx : 0.31)
SuspensionIndependent front & rear with parallelogram action unequal length wishbones, anti-roll bar and front anti-dive / anti-squat geometry. Electronic control, auto and manual system.
BrakesAll-wheel Brembo ventilated disc brakes with 4 calipers and an H-type hydraulic circuit with servo-assistance.
Front340 mm / 13.36 in
Rear310 mm / 12.18 in
Steering typePower assisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock.
Turning circle12.55 m / 41 ft
Front tyre size245/40 ZR 17
Rear tyre size335/30 ZR 18
TypePirelli P ZERO with asymmetric unidirectional tread
Front rim size8,5x17 inch
Rear rim size13x18 inch
TypeThree-piece OZ-Racing aluminum light-alloy.
Rear spoilerStandard (black at first, later color coded)


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
Compr. Ratio10.0:1
Max.power510 Bhp at 7100 rpm
Max.torque580 Nm at 5200 rpm
Cooling systemPressurized water cooling
IgnitionElectronic with integrated fuel injection
Emission contr.Twin, three way catalytic convertors with Lambda sensors
Electr.system12 V
Alternator85/115 Amp
Fuel systemOriginal L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential multi-point injection. Starting from 1998 a variable Valve Timing System.
Fuel typeUnleaded 95 R.O.N.
Fuel cons.16 Lit/100 Km
LubricationDry sump


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 speed97 Km/h / 60 Mph
2nd gear ratio1.520:1Max speed148 Km/h / 92 Mph
3rd gear ratio1.120:1Max speed200 Km/h / 124 Mph
4th gear ratio0.880:1Max speed255 Km/h / 158 Mph
5th gear ratio0.680:1Max speed328 Km/h / 204 Mph
Rev. gear ratio2.120:1Max speed106 Km/h / 66 Mph
Final drive ratio1.59:1


Top speed328 Km/h / 204 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h3.90 sec.
Standing Km20.80 sec.


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


US MSRPUSD 229,900
Current value$ 85,000 - $ 126,700

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