Road Tests Real world tests of Diablo SV vs GT

0-60mph

Diablo SV
3.85 s
Diablo GT
3.6 s

Top speed

Diablo SV
203 mph
Diablo GT
209 mph

0-100mph

Diablo SV
8.5 s
Diablo GT
8.7 s

1/4 mile

Diablo SV
11.9 s
Diablo GT
12.4 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Lamborghini Diablo SV

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Diablo SV

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Faster in the quarter mile 11.9 s vs 12.4 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Front view of Lamborghini Diablo GT

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Diablo GT

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More expensive sticker price $309k vs $238k Around 30% more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 209 mph vs 203 mph 6 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Slightly faster to 60mph 3.6 s vs 3.85 s More than 5% faster to 60mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Diablo SV  vs
GT 
Brand Lamborghini Lamborghini
Price 238,000 309,000
Year 1999 1999-2000

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.28 lb/hp 5.95 lb/hp
Maximum hp 536 HP @ 7,100 RPM 562 HP @ 7,300 RPM
Maximum torque 446 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 466 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS

engine

Displacement 5,700 cc 6,000 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10:1 10.7:1
Bore/stroke 3.43 in / 3.15 in 3.43 in / 3.31 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Diablo SV  vs
GT 
Top speed 203 mph 209 mph
1/4 mile 11.9 s 12.4 s
0-60mph 3.85 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 8.5 s 8.7 s
0-200kph 12.5 s 12.8 s

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 5
Axle ratio 2.53:1 2.41:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo 13.98 in Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo 13.19 in Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,366 lb 3,344 lb
Width 80.3 in 80.3 in
Height 43.9 in 43.9 in
Length 175.9 in 174.4 in
Front track width 60.6 in 63.4 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 104.3 in
Lamborghini Diablo SV
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