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General

TypeDiablo VT Roadster
Years builtDecember 1995 - October 1998
Production200 units
Chassisnr.estimated at about 200
PresentationDecember 1995, Bologna Auto Show
Type of carTwo door, two seater open car, 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
Weight1625 kg / 3583 lbs
Distribution47/53% front / rear
 

Chassis

StructureSteel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber.
Body Aluminum 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, active suspension with automatic and manual control.
BrakesAll-wheel Brembo ventilated disc brakes with an H-type hydraulic circuit and servo-assistance.
Front330 mm / 12.97 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 size235/40 ZR 17
Rear tyre size335/35 ZR 17
TypePirelli P ZERO with asymmetric unidirectional tread
Front rim size8,5x17 inch
Rear rim size13x17 inch
TypeThree-piece OZ-Racing aluminum light-alloy
Rear spoilerOptional
 

Engine

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
Compr. Ratio10.0:1
Max.power492 Bhp at 7000 rpm
Max.torque580 Nm at 5200 rpm
Cooling systemPressurized water cooling
IgnitionElectronic with integrated injection
Emission contr.Three way catalytic convertors with oxygen sensors
Plugsn.a.
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
 

Drivetrain

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 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 speed325 Km/h / 202 Mph
Rev. gear ratio2.120:1Max speed106 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
 

Performance

Top speed328 Km/h / 204 Mph
0 - 100 Km/h4.09 sec.
Standing Km20.70 sec.
 

Capacities

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

Pricing

US MSRPUSD 249,000
Current value$ 84,400 - $ 142,300
 
 

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