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1999 Lamborghini Diablo vs. 2008 Alfa Romeo 156

To start off, 2008 Alfa Romeo 156 is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Lamborghini Diablo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Lamborghini Diablo would be higher. At 5,707 cc (12 cylinders), 1999 Lamborghini Diablo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Lamborghini Diablo (523 HP) has 375 more horse power than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156. (148 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1999 Lamborghini Diablo should accelerate faster than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156.

Because 1999 Lamborghini Diablo is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1999 Lamborghini Diablo. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Alfa Romeo 156, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1999 Lamborghini Diablo (580 Nm) has 398 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156. (182 Nm). This means 1999 Lamborghini Diablo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Alfa Romeo 156.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Lamborghini Diablo 2008 Alfa Romeo 156
Make Lamborghini Alfa Romeo
Model Diablo 156
Year Released 1999 2008
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 5707 cc 1970 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 523 HP 148 HP
Torque 580 Nm 182 Nm
Engine Bore Size 87.1 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 91 mm
Top Speed 334 km/hour 214 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4480 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 2050 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1120 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2600 mm


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