1998 Lamborghini Diablo-Replica
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Built for a 6' 7" to drive comfortably.
We put 1998 here because it resembles a 1998 Lamborghini Diablo Roadster. Title reads 2018 ASPT.
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While being a former Lamborghini, Ferrari production car owner, has experienced me on what to expect from high end exotic cars, including performance, handling, high maintenance with very high labor and expensive parts if and when available.
Several original Lamborghini owners personally known to me have said, ( We have the original, but enjoy driving the well built replica, because they can be driven worry free in many aspects ). Reliability, no depreciation with miles, low maintenance, easily accessible and inexpensive parts. Of course this also depends on the quality of the build you compare it to.
This car has been built with higher standards, performance, handling priority and reliability, to perform as good as it looks but with low maintenance.
Many may think, why purchase a well built replica when you can purchase an original for another 200K. When the original Roadster Diablo where at a price of about 100K and lower, the decently built replicas were going for about 25K to 35K which is about 25% to 33% to the price of an original one. As time passes the prices have risen to over 300K for a Diablo Roadster. This also reflects on the prices and availability of parts across the board. This car has cost much more to build because the parts are much more expensive than they were 15 and 20 years ago and this was built with higher standards than most similar replicas out there. We are basing the price at about 30% of what an original is worth now.There are many replicas out there, but few that can compare to this one. BIG PLUS*******
This car was built so that even a TALL person 6 ft. 7 inches can drive it comfortably while maintaining the same exterior specs and dimensions of an original Diablo.
We have had 2 people 6, 4" and 6' 5" sit in the driver seat for sizing and were surprised that they were able to stretch there legs completely while sitting in driver seat with seat all the way back.
Try that on another replica or an original.
The Vertically mounted new crated LS1 engine from GM, has less than 50 miles on it. The LS1 has been mated to a completely rebuilt by Renegades Hybrids Porsche Trans axle, with all new Kevlar clutch assembly. The ECU has been upgraded with a chip and programing to put out about 400 HP on this engine. There are 2 new aluminum Griffin radiators mounted vertically behind the quarter fenders with dual fans on each that keep the engine running cool.
There has been a lot of pride taken in the process and labor to complete this project, especially in the custom round tube chassis with the all wheel adjustable coil over suspension. The rear adjustable coil over suspension are unique F1 style like suspension that are mounted horizontally. The Wilwood brake system work great! The cable shifter slides smoothly through the aluminum shift gate and gears. All of the VDO gauges mounted on a carbon fiber cluster panel are wired and functioning properly. All the lights, head lights, parking lights, turn signals etc. are connected to switches and working properly.
The power windows, locks, remote window and door openers work properly. The Pioneer Stereo AVH-X7800BT with rear view camera works well and sounds great! All dash vents work properly.
The removable top easily mounts and fastens to the engine bonnet when desired.
The engine bonnet is equipped with a glass replacing the regular grill which is very unique allowing the showroom engine bay to be visible through the glass.
There are 4 resonators and inserts in the exhaust system after the heat wrapped headers that contribute to a higher pitch sound similar to an Italian car verses a typical V8 muscle car.
The wheels and tires are new. The all black genuine leather interior is also new.
This is a new build car. We just had it inspected by the DMV State of Florida, and the Title was just issued as a year built 2018 Make ASPT Florida title.
We have over 120K invested in this car. There have been some very nice finished replica Diablo Roadsters for sale out there, with really nice interiors, most of them being stretched Fiero chassis with used engine mounted sideways and some with a V-12 engine cover, but none that have a new engine, or engine bay set up like this one.
Only those whom have engaged to a build of this standard would really appreciate the time and cost involved to get a car
to this stage.
This car has taken a long time to build. We have all documents and receipts to support stated above.
You Tube video links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzf9Hf_z3P4
Classic Car ID100971873
CategoryKit Cars & Replicas
Transmission4 Speed Manual
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