Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster – Specs & Performance

Lamborghini Diablo Vt Roadster Specs & Performance

General

Type Diablo VT Roadster
Years built December 1995 – October 1998
Production 200 units
Chassisnr. estimated at about 200
Presentation December 1995, Bologna Auto Show
Type of car Two door, two seater open car, horizontally hinged doors
Designed by Marcello Gandini
Built by Automobili Lamborghini SpA

Dimensions

Wheelbase 2650 mm / 104.15 in
Overall length 4470 mm / 175.67 in
Overall width 2040 mm / 80.17 in
Overall height 1115 mm / 43.82 in
Front track 1540 mm / 60.52 in
Rear track 1640 mm / 64.45 in
Ground clear 140 mm / 5.5 in
Front overhang 930 mm / 36.55 in
Rear overhang 890 mm / 34.98 in
Weight 1625 kg / 3583 lbs
Distribution 47/53 % front / rear

Chassis

Structure Steel rectangular tube high strength alloy and composite carbon fiber.
Body Aluminum alloy and hand layup composite materials with autoclave technology (cx : 0.31)
Suspension Independent 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.
Brakes All-wheel Brembo ventilated disc brakes with an H-type hydraulic circuit and servo-assistance.
Front 330 mm / 12.97 in
Rear 310 mm / 12.18 in
Steering type Power assisted mechanical rack and pinion, 3.2 turns lock to lock.
Turning circle 12.55 m / 41 ft
Front tire size 235/40 ZR 17
Rear tire size 335/35 ZR 17
Type of tire Pirelli P ZERO with asymmetric unidirectional tread
Front wheel 8,5×17 inch
Rear wheel 13×17 inch
Type of wheel Three-piece OZ-Racing aluminum light-alloy
Rear spoiler Optional

Engine

Type V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block mid mounted (longitudal), Viscous Traction four wheel drive.
Distribution Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder
Main Bearings 7
Cyl. Capacity 5707 cc / 348 ci
Bore & stroke 87×80 mm
Compr. Ratio 10.0
Max. power 492 Bhp at 7000 rpm
Max. torque 580 Nm at 5200 rpm
Cooling system Pressurized water cooling
Ignition Electronic with integrated injection
Fuel consumption 16 Lit/100 Km
Emission contr. Three way catalytic convertors with oxygen sensors
Alternator 85/115 Amp
Fuel system Original L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential multi-point injection
Fuel type Unleaded 95 R.O.N.
Lubrication Dry sump
Electr. system 12 V

Drivetrain

Type Lamborghini five-speed + reverse manual all-synchromesh, ZF final drive with limited-slip differential
Clutch Dry-single plate, hydraulically operated
Disc diameter 254 mm / 9.98 in
1st gear ratio 2.310:1 – Max speed 97 Km/h or 60 Mph
2nd gear ratio 1.520:1 – Max speed 148 Km/h or 92 Mph
3rd gear ratio 1.120:1 – Max speed 200 Km/h or 124 Mph
4th gear ratio 0.880:1 – Max speed 255 Km/h or 158 Mph
5th gear ratio 0.680:1 – Max speed 325 Km/h or 202 Mph
Reverse gear ratio 2.120:1 – Max speed 106 Km/h or 66 Mph
Front differential bevel gear type, limited slip 25% Ratio 1:2.81:1
Rear differential bevel gear type, limited slip 45% Ratio : 1:2.41:1

Performance

Top speed 328 Km/h / 204 Mph
0 – 100 Km/h 4.09 sec.
Standing Km 20.70 sec.

Capacities

Fuel 100 Liter / 26 Gallon
Engine oil 13 Liter / 3 Gallon
Cooling system 15 Liter / 4 Gallon
Luggage 140 Liter / 37 Gallon

Pricing

US MSRP USD 249,000
Current value $ 84,400 – $ 142,300