1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster This 1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster is one of only 200 VT Roadsters worldwide. The Diablo Rosso exterior paint is in good condition with only a couple imperfections and nicks. The interior is Tan with red piping that is in excellent condition for its age. Showing 44,300 miles or 71,295 km, it features the original mid-mounted 492HP V12 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, Viscous Traction “VT” all wheel drive system. In addition, it is equipped with hydraulic front lift system for ramp clearance, an aftermarket exhaust system, factory installed rear wing, Alpine premium CD Sound system, Brembo 4 piston braking system and the 3 piece OZ Racing Ultra-Light Aluminum wheels. A complete engine out inspection with heads off, including engine valves adjustment, fluids, gaskets and seals and new clutch system was performed less than 800 miles or eight months ago. The owner’s manual, tools, remotes and a car cover are included and shown in the pictures. This VT model features what was to become a Lamborghini staple on its’ flagship car, ALL-Wheel drive. Introduced in 1993 the all wheel drive system was adapted from the LM002 and allows up to 25% of the car’s power to be sent to the front wheels improving handling significantly over the rear drive version. The Diablo was produced between 1990 and 2001. During this period, Lamborghini introduced several variations of the Diablo concept, the first being the Diablo VT (Visco Traction), which featured an all-wheel drive. The Lamborghini bosses had wished for a maximum speed of at least 320 kph, and the engineers made this wish come true: With a top speed of 325 kph and an acceleration from 0-100 in 4.5 seconds the Diablo claimed the pole position in the super sports cars segment! Powered by a newly developed V12 engine. Four valves per cylinder, a computer controlled multi-point fuel injection and a displacement of 5.7 liters helped produce a maximum of 492 HP.
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Originally listed on April 17, 2016. Older listings are displayed for reference and probably will not be available.
Location: Cypress, Texas, United States