Last update on May 8. 2015 in Diablo.
Diablo VT Roadster MY1999
October 1998 - February 2000
Paris Mondial de l'Automobile in October 1998
Type of car
Two door, two seater open car, 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
1625 kg / 3583 lbs
43/57 % front / rear
Steel rectangular tubes in high strength alloy and carbon fibre composite panels.
Aluminum 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 shock absorber system with automatic and manual control system.
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 / Lucas derivered ABS were standard issue.
355 mm / 13.95 in
335 mm / 13.17 in
Power assisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock.
12.55 m / 41 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 aluminum light-alloy.
V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block mid mounted (longitudal), Viscous Traction four 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 with two radiator and one oil cooler.
Electronic with integrated injection
Dual, three way catalytic convertors with Lambda oxygen sensors.
Integrated L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential phased multi-point injection with a variable Valve Timing System.
Unleaded 95 R.O.N.
16 Lit/100 Km
Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh, 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 98 Km/h or 61 Mph
2nd gear ratio
1.520:1 - Max speed 149 Km/h or 93 Mph
3rd gear ratio
1.120:1 - Max speed 202 Km/h or 125 Mph
4th gear ratio
0.880:1 - Max speed 256 Km/h or 159 Mph
5th gear ratio
0.680:1 - Max speed 335 Km/h or 208 Mph
Reverse gear ratio
2.120:1 - Max speed 107 Km/h or 66 Mph
bevel gear type, limited slip 25% Ratio 1:2.81:1
bevel gear type, limited slip 45% Ratio : 1:2.41:1
335 Km/h / 208 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h
100 Liter / 26 Gallon
13 Liter / 3 Gallon
15 Liter / 4 Gallon
140 Liter / 37 Gallon
$ 148,800 - $ 274,000
The LamboCARS.com article written by Mark Smeyers on the Diablo VT Roadster MY1999 ...