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TypeDiablo VT MY1999
Years builtOctober 1998 - January 2000
PresentationOctober 1998, Paris 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 height1105 mm / 43.43 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 overhang880 mm / 34.58 in
Weight1625 kg / 3583 lbs
Distribution43/57% 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 shock absorber system with automatic and manual control system.
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 / Lucas derivered ABS were standard issue.
Front365 mm / 14.34 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
TypeThree-piece OZ-Racing aluminum light-alloy
Rear spoilerOptional


TypeV-12 60 degree, light-alloy block mid mounted (longitudal), Viscous Traction four 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 radiator and one oil cooler.
IgnitionElectronic with integrated injection
Emission contr.Three way catalytic convertors with oxygen sensors
Electr.system12 V
Alternator85/115 Amp
Fuel systemOriginal L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential multi-point injection
Fuel typeUnleaded 95 R.O.N.
Fuel cons.16 Lit/100 Km
LubricationDry sump


TypeLamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh, ZF final drive with limited-slip differential.
ClutchDry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Disc diameter254 mm / 9.98 in
1st gear ratio2.310:1Max speed98 Km/h / 61 Mph
2nd gear ratio1.520:1Max speed149 Km/h / 93 Mph
3rd gear ratio1.120:1Max speed202 Km/h / 125 Mph
4th gear ratio0.880:1Max speed256 Km/h / 159 Mph
5th gear ratio0.680:1Max speed335 Km/h / 208 Mph
Rev. gear ratio2.120:1Max speed107 Km/h / 66 Mph
Rear differentialbevel gear type, limited slip 45% Ratio : 1:2.41
Front differentialbevel gear type, limited slip 25% Ratio 1:2.81


Top speed335 Km/h / 208 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h3.95 sec.
Standing Km20.30 sec.


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


US MSRPUSD 248,700
Current value$ 101,100 - $ 145,300

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The 1999 evolution of the magnificent Lamborghini Diablo VT, note the dark 18-inch wheels on this car. Perhaps not the most popular color on a Lamborghini Diablo VT, but this shade does show all the details. A look at the stunning blue leather interior inside a dark metallic Diablo VT, truly a special combination. The 1999 evolution of the Lamborghini Diablo VT used fixed headlights and massive 18-inch wheels. Doors open on this magnificent 1999 Diablo VT, note the contrasting blue leather interior ... The front of the Diablo VT 1999, note the fixed headlight units which are distinctive on the 1999 edition of the Lamborghini Diablo. Rear of the 1999 evolution of the Lamborghini Diablo VT, note the stunning 18-inch wheels used. The rare 1999 model of the Lamborghini Diablo VT, note the very nice blue leather interior inside this car ... A rear view of the Diablo VT MY 1999, this car could be admired during the 2000 Viva Italia in Assen, The Netherlands. A magnificent silver metallic Diablo VT MY 1999 on display during the 2000 Viva Italia event in Assen.

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