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Lamborghini Diablo

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The Lamborghini Diablo or the 'devil' in Italian is what accurately defines this car.

Here is why it has been called one.

Engine


Type : V-12 60 degree, light-alloy block, mid mounted (longitudal), rear wheel d rive

Distribution : Dual overhead camshafts, chain drive, four valves/cylinder

Main bearings : 7

Cyl. Capacity : 5709 cc (349 cu)

Bore & stroke : 87 mm x 80 mm

Compression ratio : 10.0:1

Max. power : 492 bhp at 7000 rpm

Max. torque : 580 Nm (428 lbs.ft.) at 5200 rpm

Cooling system: Pressurized circuit

Emission control : Three way catalytic convertors with lambda feedback

Ignition : Electronic with integrated injection

Plugs :

Electrical system : 12 V

Alternator : 85/115 Amp

Fuel system : Original L.I.E. Lamborghini electronic sequential multi-point inje ction

Fuel type : Unleaded 95 R.O.N.

Fuel cons. : 16.0 Lt./100Km

Lubrication : Dry sump


Performance


Top speed : 328 Km/h (203 Mph)

0 - 100 Km/h : 4.09 sec

Standing Km. : 20.7 sec


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 (10 in)

1st gear ratio : 2.31:1 Max. speed : 97.3 Km/h (60.5 Mph)

2nd gear ratio : 1.52:1 Max. speed : 147.7 Km/h (91.8 Mph)

3rd gear ratio : 1.12:1 Max. speed : 200.2 Km/h (124 Mph)

4th gear ratio : 0.88:1 Max. speed : 254.8 Km/h (158.4 Mph)

5th gear ratio : 0.68:1 Max. speed : 325 Km/h (202 Mph)

Rev. gear ratio : 2.12:1 Max. speed : 105.7 Km/h (65.7 Mph)

Rear transfer ratio: 1:1.59

Rear differential type : bevel gear type, limited slip 45%

Final ratio : 1:2.41


Chassis


Structure : High-resistance steel alloy and carbon fiber

Body : Alluminium alloy and composite materials (cx : 0.31), rear spoiler option ally available

Suspension : Independent front & rear with parallelogram action unequal length wishbones, anti-roll bar and front anti-dive / anti-squat geometry

Brakes : All-wheel Brembo ventilated disc brakes with 4 calipers on the front an d 2 calipers on the rear ones, with an H-type hydraulic circuit, and servo-assis tance

Front : 330 mm x 32 mm (13 x 1.2 in)

Rear : 284 mm x 22 mm (11.1 x 0.9 in)

From 1993 on : 310 x 28 mm (12.2 x 1.1 in) was mounted at the rear

Steering type : Unassisted mechanical rack and pinion

Power assisted standard since 1995 model

Turning circle : 12.55 m (41.18 Ft)

Front tyre size : 245/40 ZR 17

Rear tyre size : 335/35 ZR 17

Type : Pirelli P ZERO with asymmetric unidirectional tread

Front rim size : 8.5 inch x 17 inch

Rear rim size : 13 inch x 17 inch

Type : Three-piece OZ-Racing aluminium light-alloy


Dimensions


Wheelbase : 2650 mm (104 in)

Overall length : 4460 mm (175.6 in)

Overall width : 2040 mm (80.3 in)

Overall height : 1105 mm (43.5 in)

Front track : 1540 mm (60.6 in)

Rear track : 1640 mm (64.6 in)

Ground clear. : 115 mm (4.5 in), after 1993 127 mm (5.0 inch)

Front overhang : 930 mm (36.6 in)

Rear overhang : 880 mm (34.6 in)

Weight : 1576 kg (3474 Lbs)

Distribution : 41/59 % front / rear


Interior Dimensions


Head room : 932 mm (36.7 in)

Leg room : 1024 mm (40.3 in)

Shoulder room : 1510 mm (59.4 in)

Hip room : 800 mm (31.5 in)


Capacities


Fuel : 100 Lt

Engine oil : 13 Lt.

Cooling system : 15 Lt.

Luggage : 140 Lt


Cost


Price : $ 239,000 ( In 1998)

Current value : $ 105,000 (1991 model) to $ 185,000 (1996 model)



Lamborghini Diablo designed by : Marcello Gandini

Years built : 1990 - 1998

Lamborghini Diablo built by : Automobili Lamborghini SpA


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