Lamborghini – Automobile Magazine http://www.automobilemag.com No Boring Cars! | Reviews, Auto Shows, Lifestyle Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:35:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 Lamborghini Considering Four-Seat Sports Car: Report http://www.automobilemag.com/news/report-lamborghini-eyeing-four-seat-sports-car/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/report-lamborghini-eyeing-four-seat-sports-car/#respond Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:05:05 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1171479 Lamborghini may have pushed the envelope when it announced it was building an SUV, but the niche sports car company isn’t averse to expanding its lineup even more. According to a new report from Automotive News, Lamborghini is looking into a four-seat sports car, and it may even develop a successor to the Miura coupe....

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Lamborghini may have pushed the envelope when it announced it was building an SUV, but the niche sports car company isn’t averse to expanding its lineup even more. According to a new report from Automotive News, Lamborghini is looking into a four-seat sports car, and it may even develop a successor to the Miura coupe.

At this year’s Automotive News Europe Congress, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali said he could see a four-seat sports car arriving “in the 2025 to 2030 horizon.” Pointedly, he said, “We are already thinking about it.” A modern interpretation of the Miura coupe is also possible, but it won’t happen in the next five years, Domenicali noted.

Lamborghini isn’t the only supercar maker to mull the idea of a four-seater. The most obvious example is Ferrari, which brought out the GTC4Lusso. Meanwhile, McLaren hasn’t ruled out the idea.

In the more immediate future, Lamborghini is preparing to roll out the Urus SUV. The model is expected to double Lamborghini’s current sales after it launches in 2018. Prices will start at less than 200,000 euros (roughly $223,000).

One of Lamborghini’s biggest challenges right now is sprucing up its brand image, and maybe a new SUV will help in this regard. “We used to be very polarizing. People loved us or hated us,” Domenicali said. “Now we are trying to be more cool, younger, but as always, different.”

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First Lamborghini Centenario Roadster Worldwide Delivered in California http://www.automobilemag.com/news/worlds-first-lamborghini-centenario-roadster-delivered-california/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/worlds-first-lamborghini-centenario-roadster-delivered-california/#respond Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:05:01 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1171448 Now that deliveries of the Centenario coupe have commenced, Lamborghini is rolling out the drop-top version of its new 759-hp supercar. The world’s first Lamborghini Centenario Roadster has been delivered in Beverly Hills, California. Completely custom built, the first Roadster dons a carbon fiber exterior with yellow accents as well as silver wheels with black...

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Now that deliveries of the Centenario coupe have commenced, Lamborghini is rolling out the drop-top version of its new 759-hp supercar. The world’s first Lamborghini Centenario Roadster has been delivered in Beverly Hills, California.

Completely custom built, the first Roadster dons a carbon fiber exterior with yellow accents as well as silver wheels with black brake calipers. Matching the exterior, the cabin features black Nero Ade leather and Alcantara upholstery decorated with yellow stitching. Lamborghini allows customers to personalize their Centenario top to bottom, from the colors and wheels to the interior materials and stitching.

Delivering the very first copy of the Centenario Roadster to California makes sense, considering the vehicle made its first public appearance at Monterey Car Week last year. The model receives the same 6.2-liter V-12 engine as the coupe, producing 759 hp and 508 lb-ft of torque. Reaching 62 mph from a standstill requires just 2.9 seconds, according to Lamborghini, making it 0.1-second slower than the closed-top version. Top speed is more than 217 mph.

The limited-edition Lamborghini Centenario celebrates the 100th anniversary of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s birth. All 20 coupes and 20 roadsters were spoken for long ago. The coupes sold for a cool 1.75 million euros (roughly $2 million), while the roadsters commanded an even higher price of 2 million euros ($2.2 million).

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Ayrton Senna Exhibit at Lamborghini Museum is a Must-See http://www.automobilemag.com/news/ayrton-senna-exhibit-lamborghini-museum-must-see/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/ayrton-senna-exhibit-lamborghini-museum-must-see/#respond Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:00:15 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1168719 SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy — Yes, as a matter of fact, it is odd there is a world-class Ayrton Senna exhibit on the second floor of the Lamborghini Museum. Its presence is explained by two moderately peripheral circumstances: First, Lamborghini’s home track is the nearby Imola, where the three-time Formula 1 champion was killed during the...

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SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy — Yes, as a matter of fact, it is odd there is a world-class Ayrton Senna exhibit on the second floor of the Lamborghini Museum. Its presence is explained by two moderately peripheral circumstances: First, Lamborghini’s home track is the nearby Imola, where the three-time Formula 1 champion was killed during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, one of the truly star-crossed races in recent history.

The other reason is more personal, but less well known: The previous September, Senna participated in a secret test at Estoril in Portugal, where a Lamborghini Formula 1 V-12 engine was fitted to Senna’s McLaren in place of that season’s usual Ford V-8. The result was positive, and according to the exhibit as well as F1 lore, Senna wanted to switch immediately. But the switch never happened, and Senna ultimately went to Williams for 1994.

So that’s why the exhibit is here, running through October 9. And what’s here is pretty amazing, and is very likely to make you a Senna fan, even if you aren’t now. It contains every car — either the real thing, or a replica — of everything Senna raced, from the beginning of his career to the end. Among those vehicles is, of course, a McLaren MP4/8 fitted with a Lamborghini V-12, identical to the one he tested at Estoril. The display was created in part by Ercole Colombo and Giorgio Terruzzi, curators of the photographic record, and Mauro Forghieri, the engine’s designer, and Daniele Audetto, who oversaw the F1 program, both of whom who attended the Senna test in 1993.

The exhibit is on one floor, open and accessible with sufficiently comprehensive placards, but there are also docents—and likely there will be a few diehard Senna fans circulating that can name the number of grooves in his Lotus’s rain tires. Aside from the cars, there are some priceless photos and memorabilia. The tone is never exploitative nor unnecessarily worshipful — just straightforward, and quite sad. Some pictures on display were taken on the last night in Suite 200 of the hotel where he was staying the night before the San Marino Gran Prix on May 1, 1994.

I had never seen the film “Senna,” because I know how it ends. But the justifiably acclaimed biopic was playing on the wall of the exhibit, and I sat and watched the final 30 minutes. Seeing the horrible crashes from that same Imola weekend by Rubens Barrichello, then Roland Ratzenberger; then the collision between J.J. Lehto’s stalled Benneton-Ford and Pedro Lamy’s Lotus-Honda at the start — by rights, we could easily have had four fatalities at the San Marino Grand Prix instead of one (Ratzenberger, of course) before Senna even made the first corner. That isn’t counting the nine people in the grandstands struck by debris from the Lehto-Lamy start-line crash.

The film seemed to have a camera in every location aimed at Senna leading up to the start; truly the 34-year-old Brazilian wore his heart on his sleeve and every emotion on his face, and those emotions were just shouting: I don’t want to race today. But he did. And on lap seven, Senna’s car snapped around on the Tamburello turn, and he hit the wall at about 145 mph. Pieces of the right front suspension of the Williams FW16 struck Senna in the head, killing him.

An exact duplicate of that Williams FW16 is parked next to the movie screen. It’s a 10-foot walk to reach the car, and to touch the suspension pieces similar to those that ended Senna’s life.

The Senna exhibit and the Lamborghini Museum itself is well worth seeing; it isn’t as flashy nor ambitious as Ferrari’s display, but then that describes Lamborghini itself, doesn’t it? The Museum and the Senna display are 15.5 miles from Bologna, 10.5 miles from Modena. For information, visit https://www.lamborghini.com/en-en/experience.

 

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Vilner’s Verde Mantis Lamborghini Huracan Should Brighten Your Day http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lvilners-verde-mantis-lamborghini-huracan/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lvilners-verde-mantis-lamborghini-huracan/#respond Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:30:01 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1167322 Without customization, the Lamborghini Huracán’s interior is decidedly exotic although the all-black surfaces can be a bit dour for some. That’s why one owner turned to Vilner to make his car as eye-catching on the inside as the Verde Mantis green paint is on the outside. The Bulgarian design company’s overhaul began with new vibrant...

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Without customization, the Lamborghini Huracán’s interior is decidedly exotic although the all-black surfaces can be a bit dour for some. That’s why one owner turned to Vilner to make his car as eye-catching on the inside as the Verde Mantis green paint is on the outside.

The Bulgarian design company’s overhaul began with new vibrant and organic surfaces that offer contrast from the otherwise black, geometric interior. Vilner added soft padding in Mantis Verde to the doors and paired their addition with carbon-fiber inserts on the inside door handle.

Green accents brighten up the seats and armrest between the driver and passenger. Vilner designed and installed green padding for the center console to offer some buffering for the driver’s knees during spirited driving.

Carbon-fiber inserts were melded with the steering wheel trim and green stitching holds together the leather contact points. Green piping on the floor matts ties the interior together as a final touch.

The 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 base car is otherwise stock. A 5.2-liter V-10 engine makes 610 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent through a 7-speed DSG transmission to all four wheels.

Base price for a Huracán is around $243,695 and no pricing for Vilner’s customizations is available. In any case, this individualized supercar should make onlookers “Mantis Verde” with envy.

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Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2 Makes the Best Donuts http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lamborghini-huracan-lp580-2/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lamborghini-huracan-lp580-2/#respond Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:16:53 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1165373 The Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 is one of the best supercars available. It’s naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V-10 engine sings, its styling is killer, and it is the quintessential entry-level supercar. Yet, it’s the Huracan LP580-2 that’s truly the special Huracán we’d buy ourselves. The Huracán LP580-2 is special because of that last number: 2. The “2”...

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The Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 is one of the best supercars available. It’s naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V-10 engine sings, its styling is killer, and it is the quintessential entry-level supercar. Yet, it’s the Huracan LP580-2 that’s truly the special Huracán we’d buy ourselves.

The Huracán LP580-2 is special because of that last number: 2. The “2” denotes the wheels driven, and in this case, it’s the rear wheels and rear wheels only. Unlike its LP610-4 sibling, the LP580-2 is a rear-wheel drive only Lamborghini, which in our eyes makes it infinitely better.

A Huracán LP580-2 is more leery, manic, and wild — what a Lamborghini should be. However, the Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2 seen in the video below takes those character traits and ups the ante even more thanks to a hydraulic handbrake and stunt driver Samuel Hubinette.

This specific 2016 Huracán LP580-2 was built in conjunction with GMG Racing, Vorsteiner, and Lamborghini of Newport to assist Hubinette’s wife Stina in getting more attention to her own stunt-driver career. The car features a Vorsteiner carbon-fiber body kit, GMG Racing exhaust, Vorsteiner wheels wrapped in sticky Nitto tires, and a one-off custom hydraulic handbrake with a Wilwood rear brake setup to get this Lambo sideways.

You may remember Sam’s wife Stina and this car specifically from her video drifting at a dealership that set the internet aflame. Now, Sam has brought the drift Lambo to Hoonigan for some smoky shenanigans.

Check out the drift Lamborghini tearing up a parking lot, spinning its Nitto tires into oblivion thanks to its 580 horsepower V-10 and rear-wheel-drive system.

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First Drive: 2018 Lamborghini Huracán Performante http://www.automobilemag.com/news/first-drive-2018-lamborghini-huracan-performante/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/first-drive-2018-lamborghini-huracan-performante/#respond Wed, 31 May 2017 12:55:29 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1164656 Active aero sends our expectations scattering

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IMOLA, Italy – Lamborghini’s confidence in its 2018 Huracán Performante must be substantial, given the way it introduced the car to a group of automotive journalists who had, to say the least, varying degrees of experience in high-performance driving.

No helmet, no driving suit, no harness, no real coaching, and no instructor in the passenger seat. With just the three-point seat belt holding us in place in a car we’d never even sat in before, on a very fast road course most of us had never driven, we were turned loose.

Yes, it was a lead-follow behind an instructor, but by the end of the first of four on-track sessions, we’d learned one thing very quickly: The Huracán Performante is a very fast and surprisingly forgiving supercar. Case in point: Although there were several minor excursions off pavement of the 3-mile Autodromo di Imola course, at the end of the day, the worst damage appeared to be a scuff or two from pylon assault.

So our expectations for the Huracán Performante were initially tempered by knowing what the Lambo engineers had to work with. Those expectations were raised when Lamborghini publicized its record run of 6 minutes, 52.01 seconds around the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife circuit, making it the fastest lap ever turned by a production car – at least until the electric Nio EP9 went faster, but whether you consider the Nio a true production car is up to you. We don’t, not yet anyway. But lapping the ‘Ring at under 7 minutes is impressive no matter what you are driving, and doing it about 5 seconds quicker that the much more expensive Porsche 918 Spyder earns you a lot of credibility.

The Huracán Performante starts at $274,390, about $30,000 more than the base Huracán. That premium gets you a lot of extra performance and engineering. Its naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V-10 (unlike competitors such as Porsche and Ferrari, Lamborghini is steadfastly sticking with naturally aspirated engines as long as environmental regulations will allow) makes 630 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque, 28 hp and 30 lb-ft more than the regular Huracán.

For Performante duty, the engine receives new titanium valves, a new exhaust, and general performance tuning. Dry weight is listed as 3,047 pounds, about 88 pounds lighter than a regular Huracán, accomplished without giving up any luxury or power-operated features. The rear half of the body is carbon fiber and composite, the front fenders and hood, which covers the smallish luggage area, are aluminum.

The engine is certainly formidable, but the star of this show is the precisely tuned chassis, especially when it’s in tandem with the (optional) magnetic suspension. Add to that the superb seven-speed dual-clutch automatic, which could convince even the most diehard manual transmission advocates to trade their left pedal for a pair of paddles. Throw in the massive carbon-ceramic brakes that refuse to fade, mated to the soft-but-streetable (treadwear rating is 80) 20-inch Pirelli P Zero Trofeos (245/30 front, 305/30 rear), and the Huracán Performante is a downright tossable supercar that tolerates all but the most egregious on-track conduct. Unlike the regular Huracán, you never know you are in an all-wheel-drive car. It’s a credit to the Haldex Gen V AWD system that it can be tuned out of your consciousness.

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali, justifiably proud, said we could easily see 169 mph on Imola’s front straight. Given our lead-follow limitation, the most we saw was 152 mph, which still required some stand-on-it braking before the fast-approaching downhill lefthander.

The Performante moves around a bit under hard braking from high speeds, but this is after al, a car with 43/57 percent front/rear weight distribution, so a little rear-end wiggle is not a crisis. It’s never scary, just attention-getting. Lamborghini claims a 0-62 mph time of 2.9 seconds, and a 0-124 mph time of 8.9 seconds, both credible. Top speed, Lamborghini says, is 202 mph.

Chassis and suspension are stiffer, which becomes especially evident when you select the Corsa electronic chassis mode. This one is for track use only unless you’re one of those few masochists who demand to know the exact depth and width of every pothole on the street. Choose Strada for the city and Sport for spirited rural driving.

Even in Strada, however, the Performante’s ride is pretty rough on all but the smoothest roads, but it’s at least tolerable. Feel free to paddle-shift in the city if you want, but the transmission is more than comfortable taking over shifting duties, performing like any good automatic. Amazing how far dual-clutch transmissions have come.

But what Lamborghini seems proudest of is the Huracán Performante’s sophisticated aerodynamics kit. Called Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva, or ALA for short, it’s a complete front-to-rear system for managing air and maximizing downforce. There are electronically controlled flaps in the front and rear, with the front flaps opening to allow air through the grille and under the car, while the rear flaps send air up to the wing in heavy-downforce situations. And there’s a channel that can shift air from one side to the other on the massive rear wing — we’re talking passenger side to driver’s side and back — as it senses which direction the car is turning. The idea is to adjust the downforce real-time on the inside and outside rear wheels for maximum grip. In all, Lambo claims a 750-percent increase in downforce compared to the regular Huracán. We will take Lamborghini’s word for that. It will take more calibrated asses than ours to test the theory.

Regardless, ALA works. Hell, the whole car works. The Audi touches inside the cockpit are evident, and that’s a compliment. The sport seats are very comfortable and plenty supportive. We suggest you think before ordering the optional racing-inspired seats, because the fixed-back units are awfully hard.

Typical for Lamborghini, the full Skittles-box palette of colors is available, including a matte orange (called Arancia Borealis) that seems The Chosen Color to introduce the car in the media, but it would be well down our list of choices. Outside, you’ll know the Performante mostly by the green, white and red rocker-panel stripes that remind you that yes, you hear a lot of German accents in the Lamborghini plant, but this is still a very Italian car. And one that advances the brand more than any of us expected.

 

2018 Lamborghini Huracán Performante Specifications

ON SALE Now
PRICE $274,390 (base)
ENGINE 5.2 DOHC 40-valve V-10/630 hp @ 8,000 rpm, 443 lb-ft @ 6,500 rpm
TRANSMISSION 7-speed dual-clutch automatic
LAYOUT 2-door, 2-passenger, mid-engine, AWD coupe
EPA MILEAGE N/A
L x W x H 177.4 x 75.7 x 45.8 in
WHEELBASE 103.1 in
WEIGHT 3,047 lb
0-60 MPH 2.9 sec
TOP SPEED 201 mph

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First U.S. Customer Receives Lamborghini Centenario http://www.automobilemag.com/news/first-lamborghini-centenario-u-s-delivered-owner/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/first-lamborghini-centenario-u-s-delivered-owner/#respond Fri, 19 May 2017 16:15:20 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1162304 The first Lamborghini Centenario in the United States has been delivered to its owner in Newport Beach, California, and it has been personalized with Blu Nethuns exterior accents adorning its carbon-fiber body. Inside, there’s black leather and Alcantara upholstery accented by blue stitching and embroidery, as well as a blue center console. Despite the car...

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The first Lamborghini Centenario in the United States has been delivered to its owner in Newport Beach, California, and it has been personalized with Blu Nethuns exterior accents adorning its carbon-fiber body.

Inside, there’s black leather and Alcantara upholstery accented by blue stitching and embroidery, as well as a blue center console. Despite the car being extremely exclusive, buyers are able to customize their Centenario with any color scheme via Lamborghini’s bespoke Ad Personam division.

Powering the Centenario is a 6.5-liter V-12 rated at 759 hp and 508 lb-ft of torque, and it’s paired exclusively to a seven-speed Independent Shifting Rod transmission. Like the Aventador SV that it’s closely based on, the Centenario puts its power down through all four wheels and has a top speed of 217 mph. Lamborghini says that the Centenario will be able to hit 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds and weighs 3,351 pounds thanks to its carbon-fiber body. The limited edition car went into production to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s birth.

In total, 20 coupes and 20 roadsters will be offered, and all have been spoken for. Pricing starts at $1.9 million before taxes for the Centenario coupe and north of $2 million for the Centenario roadster.

Deliveries of U.S.-spec Centenarios will continue throughout the year.

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Lamborghini Urus Prototype Gets Wrung Out on the ‘Ring http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lamborghini-urus-prototype-gets-wrung-out-on-the-ring/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lamborghini-urus-prototype-gets-wrung-out-on-the-ring/#respond Wed, 17 May 2017 23:23:19 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1161763 A prototype for the Lamborghini Urus has been spotted testing again, and this time we get to see the exotic SUV from multiple angles on the Nürburgring. We first saw the Lamborghini Urus as a concept way back in 2012, and things don’t appear to have changed much on the production version. The SUV still...

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A prototype for the Lamborghini Urus has been spotted testing again, and this time we get to see the exotic SUV from multiple angles on the Nürburgring.

We first saw the Lamborghini Urus as a concept way back in 2012, and things don’t appear to have changed much on the production version. The SUV still features a sharply raked roofline and an aggressive, vent-laden front end.

Lambo boss Stefano Domenicali recently revealed that the model will produce 650 hp from the standard twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8. A plug-in hybrid variant will arrive a year after the regular Urus. The SUV will ride on a version of the MLB Evo modular platform that also underpins the Bentley Bentayga and Audi Q7.

The Urus will help Lamborghini eventually double its sales, with production volume expected to climb to 3,500 units a year by 2019. The model will debut at some point this year, possibly at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Deliveries in the U.S. won’t begin until the third quarter of 2018, however. Pricing is still unknown, but the Urus could start around $200,000.

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Lamborghini Urus SUV Will Make 650 Horsepower from Twin-Turbo V-8 http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lamborghini-urus-suv-will-make-650-hp-twin-turbo-v-8/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/lamborghini-urus-suv-will-make-650-hp-twin-turbo-v-8/#respond Tue, 16 May 2017 00:16:28 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1161418 Lamborghini’s plans to build an SUV, nor that vehicle’s powertrain offerings, haven’t been a secret, but the model’s exact power output wasn’t known until now. In an interview with Automotive News Europe, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali let slip that the standard Urus will make 650 hp from a twin-turbo V-8. Lambo hopes the exotic SUV...

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Lamborghini’s plans to build an SUV, nor that vehicle’s powertrain offerings, haven’t been a secret, but the model’s exact power output wasn’t known until now. In an interview with Automotive News Europe, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali let slip that the standard Urus will make 650 hp from a twin-turbo V-8.

Lambo hopes the exotic SUV will help it more than double its annual sales. Last year, the sports car maker sold a record 3,457 units. Lamborghini plans to build 1,000 Urus SUVs next year and ramp up to 3,500 units annually by 2019. But that number could grow if demand is strong enough, Domenicali says. The SUV will debut later this year, according to AN, and will be built at Lambo’s factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy.

We’ve known for a while that the Urus would be powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8, and that a plug-in hybrid variant would come later. According to Domenicali, we’ll see the hybrid Urus a year after the standard model arrives. AN says the Urus will go on sale in Europe by the second quarter of 2018, with a U.S. market launch following in the third quarter. The Urus will ride on Volkswagen Group’s modular MLB platform, which is shared with the Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentayga.

U.S. pricing for the Urus could start at around $200,000. The on-sale date for the production Urus hasn’t been announced yet, but once it is you can expect a line of well-to-do prospective buyers to form. Both the Huracan and Aventador have long waiting lists, and delivery can take six months to a year after ordering your Lambo.

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Lamborghini Huracan Joins the Italian Highway Patrol http://www.automobilemag.com/news/couldnt-outrun-lamborghini-huracan-police-car/ http://www.automobilemag.com/news/couldnt-outrun-lamborghini-huracan-police-car/#respond Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:30:34 +0000 http://www.automobilemag.com/?p=1144854 The Lamborghini Huracan Polizia will likely become the envy of police forces everywhere. In a ceremony recently, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali delivered a specially equipped Huracan to the Italian Highway Patrol. Fittingly, the vehicle will cruise the highways in Bologna, Italy, where Lamborghini is headquartered. Painted in a light blue that is the official color...

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The Lamborghini Huracan Polizia will likely become the envy of police forces everywhere. In a ceremony recently, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali delivered a specially equipped Huracan to the Italian Highway Patrol.

Fittingly, the vehicle will cruise the highways in Bologna, Italy, where Lamborghini is headquartered. Painted in a light blue that is the official color of the Italian police, the Huracan also features striping that represents the Italian flag. Blue-tinted P Zero Pirelli tires finish off the look.

Of course, it has also plenty of practical upgrades, too. Like other police cars, the Huracan comes with a gun holster, portable extinguisher, police radio, computer, camera, and other equipment. Producing 610 hp from its 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V-10 engine, the Lamborghini Huracan police car should be able to outrun just about any bad guy, except maybe those who happen to drive a Bugatti Chiron.

When it’s not patrolling the highways, the special Huracan will act as an emergency medical vehicle. Accordingly, it has been properly equipped to transport blood and organs and provide first aid for the injured. The luggage compartment up front houses a refrigeration system, and the vehicle also comes with a defibrillator.

Lamborghini cars in the Italian police force assisted in a number of medical transport operations for hospitals in the Lombardy and Tuscany region last year, the automaker reports. The Italian Highway Patrol already has a Huracan that joined the fleet in 2015.

If you are cruising through the Bologna area of Italy, you may want to keep your speed in check because it will probably feel a little intimidating to see this Huracan in your rear mirror.

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