Furlonger are extremely pleased to offer this UK supplied Lamborghini Diablo SV VVT, finished in the desirable, unusal combination of Blue Scuro over Snowcorn hide.
Continuing the tradition of naming their outrageous supercars after that of bull fighting breeds, 1990 saw the debut of the formidable Diablo, or ‘Devil’ in Spanish. Rightly named after a ferocious bull raised by the Duke of Veragua in the 19th century, famous for an epic battle with ‘El Chicorro’ which took place in Madrid in 1869.
The Diablo’s initial design was of course penned by that of Marcello Gandini, a name synonymous within the Lamborghini realm most notable for the design of the sharp edged Countach. After some review and an extensive redesign to adopt smoother edges, the Countach’s hugely anticipated successor took the world by storm.
The cars power came from a 5.7L engine with dual overhead camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder and computer operated multi-point fuel injection. A monstrous total of 485 horsepower meant that the Countach could reach 60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds and climb to an intimidating 202mph.
During the course of the Diablo’s production, which lasted for 11 years, a number of different versions were built ranging from the rear wheel drive base model a series of limited roadsters and special editions. Among these was arguably the most notable marque of Diablo, the SV – abbreviated for ‘Super Veloce’ or in English ‘Super-Fast’. Its introduction in 1995 at the Geneva saw a welcoming reception and like that of the Miura SV, the Diablo’s version had multiple changes to improve performance. The car now possessed 510 horsepower and an adjustable rear wing as standard to add downforce. Other changes to the exterior included black tail lamp surrounds, re-positioned rear fog and reverse lamps as on the SE30, dual front fog lamps as oppose to the generic quad style which was found on all rear models, an extra set of front brake cooling ducts, a ducted engine lid similar to that installed on the SE30 Jota and the optional ‘’SV decals for the sides of the car. The SV also featured larger diameter front brakes and a corresponding increase in front wheel size to 18 inches.
The marvellous car offered here today was delivered new in 1998 by Lamborghini G.B of Reading to a Mr Cookson and believed to be one of just three in such a remarkable specification. The car features SE30 side skirts and rear bumper fitted from the factory, colour coded adjustable rear spoiler, carbon fibre rear head light surrounds and dual fog lamps. While being cherished by its first keeper it was maintained by Lamborghini for the first 2 years of its life before being cared for by marque specialist Mike Pullen of Carrera Sport. In 2015 a comprehensive engine out service was undertaken on the Diablo by Carrera Sport with no expense spared to ensure that the car was kept entirely ‘On the button’.
Present with the car is its original stamped service book, an extensive history folder that holds numerous invoices, MOT’s and various other documentation telling the story of this cars lifetime. Also present is the original hardback owner’s manual, service manual and even a well preserved Diablo brochure. Its impressive interior is trimmed in factory correct half leather and half alcantara, with the majority of the trim now finished in carbon fibre including the door sills, centre console, steering wheel cowl and dash surround. The SV has also been fitted with a Focal Audio sound system with integrated navigation package.
The diablo SV is without a doubt one of the most astonishing cars to come out of the 90’s and stands as one of Lamborghini’s most distinguishable flagship models. This exceptional example poses an opportunity to purchase a rare, manual supercar finished in a fantastic specification.
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This Diablo comes with Air/con. Alarm, C/D, High Rear Wing, Sports Exhaust, High Dash board, Factory smoke privacy glass, It has only 3 owners from new, All MOT's, Invoices, 14 Service Stamps, Over.....
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