Lamborghini Diablo Zooms to 202 MPH Exotic Dream

By Jason H. Harper - 2013-07-11T13:45:56Z

Photograph by Jin Lee/Bloomberg

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The 1991 Diablo at a Glance:

Engine: 5.7-liter V-12 with 485 horsepower and 428 pound- feet of torque.

Transmission: Five-speed manual.

Speed: 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds.

Gas mileage per gallon: 9 city, 12 highway (estimated).

Price as tested: $90,000.

Best feature: Exotic credentials.

Worst feature: Desperately uncomfortable driving position.

Target buyer: The driver who wants his teen years.

(Jason H. Harper writes about autos for Muse, the arts and leisure section of Bloomberg News. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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