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Lamborghini Diablo VTTT
Red VTTT
Diablo VTTT (Viscous Traction Twin Turbo)
(8 Made by Platinum Motors, 1996 & 1998)


The Diablo VTTT was not an official Lamborghini factory offering. 6 VTTT's were produced during 1995 and 2 in 1998, all by Platinum Motors, the official Lamborghini dealership for San Diego and Orange County California, USA. Sticker price for such a car would have set you back $500,000 but it may well have been worth it. Some obviously considered it to be so for the increase in power over the standard VTs and an incredible 222+ mph top speed.

The VTTT was created using Garret T4 turbochargers with electronically controlled waste gates and custom made intercoolers, all accompanied by an appropirate amount of beefing up downstream from the power plant. Upgraded brakes were also included to help slow down this monster, and I hope hope driving lessons.

The cars had a dash-mounted switch to help control power, similar to that on the Corvette ZR1.
  • Position 1: Valet, limits motor to 3500 rpm
  • Position 2: 6 psi boost, 600+ hp
  • Position 3: 9 psi boost, 750+ hp
Statements from one enthusiast lucky enough to drive one were that it had enough power to spin all 4 tires at 72 MPH! Scary!


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Lamborghini Diablo VTTT


ENGINE
TypeV12, Mid-longitudinal, Aluminum block and heads, chain driven DOHC per bank
Valves4 per cylinder
Capacity5,707cc
Bore/Stroke87mm x 80mm
Compression10:1
Turbos2 Garret T4 turbos
Fuel SystemWeber-Marelli electronic port fuel injection
Max power600bhp @ 6,800rpm
Max power752bhp @ 6,800rpm

DRIVETRAIN
TransmissionFour wheel drive
Gearbox5-speed + reverse
Transfer-gear Ratio1.59:1
Final-drive Ratio2.41:1, limited slip
ClutchDry single plate 10"
Gear Ratios
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Reverse
1:2.31 - 59 mph
1:1.52 - 89 mph
1:1.13 - 121 mph
1:0.89 - 154 mph
1:0.68 - 202 mph
1:2.12 - 65.5 mph
DifferentialCentral - Viscous Coupling
FrontBevel Gear Type - Limited Slip 25% - Ratio 1:2.81
RearBevel Gear Type - Limited Slip 45% - Ratio 1:2.41

STRUCTURE
ChassisSteel-tubing space frame
BodyAluminum alloy, carbon fibre and fibreglass reinforced plastic
WheelsO.Z. Racing 3-piece, cast aluminum hub with forged aluminum rim
- front8.5 x 17 inches
- rear13 x 17 inches
Front Tires245/40ZR-17 Pirelli P Zero
Rear Tires335/35ZR-17 Pirelli P Zero

SUSPENSION
FrontIndependent unequal length control arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar.
RearIndependent unequal length control arms, 2 coil shock units, anti-roll bar.

BRAKES
TypeVacuum power assisted
Front12.6 in. ventilated discs
Rear12.2 in. ventilated discs
DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase2674.4 mm / 104.3 in
Overall Length4502.6 mm / 175.6 in
Overall Width2059 mm / 80.3 in
Overall Height1115.4 mm / 43.5 in
Front Track1553.8 mm / 60.6 in
Rear Track1656.4 mm / 64.6
Ground Clearance143 mm 5.5 in
Weight1701 kg / 3750 lb
Distribution
Front/Rear

40/60
Fuel Tank26.4 U.S. Gallons

PERFORMANCE
Top speed - 600bhp222mph
Top speed - 752bhp255mph

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