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TypeDiablo VT
Years builtMarch 1993 - October 1998
Production400 units
PresentationMarch 1993 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 length4460 mm / 175.28 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.127 mm / 4.99 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, active suspension with automatic and manual control.
BrakesAll-wheel Brembo ventilated disc brakes with 4 calipers on the front brakes and 2 calipers on the rear ones, and an H-type hydraulic circuit, servo-assistance.
Front330 mm / 12.97 in
Rear284 mm / 11.16 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


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
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 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


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


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


US MSRPUSD 239,000
Current value$ 63,400 - $ 105,100

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