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Best year for Diablo

Discussion in 'Lamborghini Discussion (not model specific)' started by spyderman33, Feb 14, 2004.

  1. spyderman33

    spyderman33 Rookie

    Jan 9, 2004
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    Well I have started to do my DD (due diligence) for my next acquisition and I wanted to ask if anyone had any insight on what the best years were for the Diablo..

    By best years, I mean maintenance wise and of course feature, performance..

    I assume that the newer the car, the better it is but there may be a batch after a certain year that the cars came out really good..

    Thanks for the help..

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  3. Tyler

    Tyler Formula 3

    Dec 19, 2001
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    The 6.0 cars are wonderful.
  4. asianbond

    asianbond Rookie
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    Nov 8, 2003
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    Yes, the 6.0 cars have the best interior, carbon fiber and all. The ultimate Diablo is the 6.0 GT, it's breathtaking.
  5. zan

    zan Karting

    Nov 15, 2002
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    Mark M
    6.0, unless you want to take the top off, then 99 roadster.
  6. loungedog

    loungedog Rookie

    Nov 6, 2003
    New Market, Ontario
    I would go with the 6.0... the best performance/looks with some of Audi's touches in the final batch.

    Good luck...its an beautiful car!!!

    Photo's when you get it, please!
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  8. Senna1994

    Senna1994 Karting

    Nov 11, 2003
    Orange County, CA
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    The Late 6.0's are fantastic cars, cleanest and fastest of the lot. Take a look at old issues of EVO magazine on that car.
  9. JeffB

    JeffB Karting

    Jan 16, 2004
    Northville, Michigan
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    Agree with everybody else. 6.0s are the best Diablos IMO.
  10. spyderman33

    spyderman33 Rookie

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    The 6.0 was introduced in 2000, correct? I think they made it for 2000 and 2001?
  11. allanlambo

    allanlambo Formula 3

    Jun 9, 2002
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    The best of the lot is 98+ when they introduced the variable valve timing.
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  13. bostonmini

    bostonmini Karting

    Nov 8, 2003
    98+ is best bc of what allan said, and bc that was (i believe) the last year and only year with vvtiming, AND pop up headlights;)
  14. AtomikPunk

    AtomikPunk Rookie

    Jan 1, 2004
    North Shore, MA
    The best one is the one you can pay for.
    I wanted a 2wd and I could only afford a 1991.
    SV was out of my price range.
  15. richanton

    richanton Rookie

    Nov 3, 2003
    The 6.0 GT is an incredible machine, the best diablo imo. I don't like the look of the regular 6.0 for some reason, so I would have to go with 99 SV as second choice.
  16. Kds

    Kds Karting

    Save "tens of thousands" over the 6.0 and get a 92-93-94.

    See how you like it first as IMHO they all cost the same to fix (read thousands $$$) and if you need to resell it, the hit, (if any) is going to be smaller and the resale probably faster as it is less money and appeals to a broader market.

    They are very durable cars in my experience, and I'd rather end up knowing that if I didn't like it with half the amount of cash invested in one, that I could have always felt worse by having twice as much $$$ tied up in one.

    You can always trade up.
  17. manu

    manu Formula Junior

    Feb 20, 2002
    London, UK
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    The Diablo GT is the baddest - the Diablo SE Jota is the maddest and the Diablo 6.0 is the best all-rounder.
    Fab cars all three of them! Get the 6.0 if you want to actually use it - get the GT is you're crazy amd get the SE Jota if you like a 600hp+ delivered in a tiny range of 5-7krpm !!!

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