Outstanding limited edition classic supercar. Lamborghini Diablo RHD original red with snowcorn leather interior in outstanding condition and only 21374 miles (34,398 kilometres) from new. UK supplied RHD 1991 build for the European market and is now based in Western Australia.
One of estimated less than 90 RHD Diablos ever built.
Original Lamborghini factory tool kit, and original owners’ manual. Pop-up lights. Factory optional extras fitted include rear spoiler, air-conditioning, electric windows, Multi-CD stacker. Brakes and wheels upgraded. New tyres.
Only around 900 Diablos were produced in total between 1990 and 1998 and although there are no official numbers, it is estimated that around 10% of all Diablos built were RHD.
First registered in UK in November 1991 (Registration J407YSC).
Purchased in November 2009 from Carlo McCrindle, Lamborghini specialist and owner of Top Gear Specialist Cars near Edinburgh.
Personally imported into Australia 10 July 2015 (Registration 91DIABL).
Chassis, undercarriage & suspension completely disassembled and meticulously restored by Bob Forstner’s team at his supercar dealership in Mayfair, London and in Stuttgart, Germany in 2013. Photographic record of restoration available.
Powered by a 5.7 litre, 48 valve version of the legendary Lamborghini V12 featuring DOHC and computer-controlled multi-point fuel injection, producing around 492 horsepower (367 kW) and 427 foot-pounds (579 N·m) of torque. The vehicle reaches 60 mph in around 4 seconds, with an indicated top speed of 212 miles per hour (340 km/h). Personally have reached 280 km/h on German autobahns.
The Diablo was and remains one of the most iconic supercars ever made. Combine this with low production numbers, amazing looks and road presence, driveability and sensible prices compared with many contemporaries and it looks like a good buy. Diablo prices started at around £150,000 + options when they first went on sale. Similar model advertised 19 June 2017 – asking £199,000 in Italy 24000 km.