On the 1992 geneva auto show automobili lamborghini spa presented a prototype of an open top version of their flagship the diablo roadster but it took another three years of work and development to have the diablo vt roadster ready for sale. The variants include diablo vt diablo vt roadster diablo se30 and se30 jota and diablo vt 6 0 and vt 6 0 se.
Other than its removable targa style carbon fiber roof panel the vehicle was.
Lamborghini diablo vt roadster. Lamborghini diablo roadster new ls1 v 8 custom round tube chassis replica. 1996 lamborghini diablo vt roadster. Inside this 1999 lamborghini diablo vt roadster is fitted with ribbed bucket seats which are covered in rich black leather which appears to have aged well given the fact.
The naturally aspirated 5 7 liter v12 in the diablo vt roadster produces a respectable 529 horsepower and is bolted to a five speed manual transmission with a gated shifter. 1992 lamborghini diablo roadster prototype a car from which many design features were carried out to the lamborghini diablo vt and the vt roadster introduced at the 1992 geneva motor show the diablo roadster concept showcased what a possible open top version of the car would look like. In addition to multi point fuel injection the engine also had 485hp and 428lb ft of torque.
Diablo vt roadster by mark smeyers on january 1. In 1997 automobili lamborghini spa built a one time special car for a single marque championship a diablo roadster in the vt r edition. By mark smeyers on june 20.
Gm 3 8 scii supercharged. 2000 lamborghini diablo vt roadster replica naerc body frame 3 8l. Launched in 1990 the lamborghini diablo was lamborghini s first production model that had the ability to go over 200 mph.
2010 in diablo. Lamborghini diablo vt roadster the lamborghini diablo is the venerable successor of the legendary countach from the 70s and 80s. The diablo was presented in 1990 at the formula 1 grand prix in monaco.
Atlanta georgia united states. The diablo vt roadster is one of the last of the lamborghinis built before audi took over the company. This car was based on the vt roadster edition my1995 but for some reason the race oriented car was equipped with two wheel drive only and used a highly tuned v 12 delivering nearly 600 bhp in full race tuning.
Exact numbers of these cars is a hotly disputed area however it would be reasonable to assume around 400 lamborghini diablo 5 7l vt models were made between 1993 1998 where approximately 10 were right hand drive cars. Lamborghini had presented an open topped concept version of the vt viscous traction at the 1992 geneva auto show alongside the coupé when the car debuted there but it was another 3 years before the model saw production.