Lamborghini has released the first official look at its production-ready Hurácan Sterrato (dirt road), prior to the model’s upcoming world debut at the Art Basel event in Miami on November 30, 2022.
Lamborghini Hurácan Sterrato: Beyond The Concrete
The images are accompanied by a series of video clips at Lamborghini’s YouTube channel depicting the vehicle’s performance both on and off the road. This is yet another special edition of the Italian automaker’s Hurácan sports car series, now in its eighth year.
“[The Hurácan Sterrato is] the first super sports car designed for maximum driving pleasure even away from the asphalt on loose or dirt surfaces, reinterpreting the very concept of sportiness and emphasizing the brand principles of brave, authentic, and unexpected,” Lamborghini said in a statement.
Unexpected is the right word, as the Hurácan is known for being driven strictly over tarmac in most of its iterations so far. That is, until Lamborghini introduced the Hurácan Sterrato Concept in 2019, based on the Hurácan Evo.
This is the first version of the Hurácan designed and engineered for off-road use
Underpinned by a reinforced frame, the Sterrato Concept featured a ground clearance 47mm higher with slightly revised approach and departure angles as well as a wheel track increased by 30mm. A set of 20-inch alloy wheels are wrapped in special off-road tires, while skidpads are integrated for protection from debris. Completing the Sterrato Concept’s aggressive look are built-in fog lamps just beyond the hood, accompanied by roof rails.
The concept car shares the Evo’s power unit beneath the body shell, a 5.2-liter V10 kicking up 640 horsepower. This is complemented by a modified version of the Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI) vehicle control system that comes with predictive logic, governing the Sterrato’s all-wheel drivetrain.
The model first came to light as the Hurácan Sterrato Concept back in 2019
While the production Hurácan Sterrato will feature slightly toned-down fender extensions and a revised front lip, the rest of the car is expected to stay true to the original concept version.
We give you more peeks at upcoming cars before they formally launch at Philkotse.com.
Know more about Lamborghini Huracan 2023
The Lamborghini Huracan Philippines 2022 is a two-door, two-seater sports coupe. Locally, this sports car has a total of four variants. These include the Huracan Evo Spyder, the Huracan Evo Coupe RWD, the Huracan Evo Spyder RWD, and the Huracan Evo Coupe. For pricing details for these models, please contact Lamborghini Philippines.
Under the hood of the Huracan is a V10 engine. On the rear-wheel-drive variants, the said mill can make up to 602 horsepower and 590 Nm of torque. On the All-wheel-drive versions, it can produce 630 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque. The said model then uses a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox with paddle shifters.
Size-wise, the Huracan is 4,520mm long, 1933mm wide, and 1,180mm in height. The Evo version’s height is much lower at 1,165mm.
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