Lamborghini has confirmed that the company’s first SUV will have an output of 650 horsepower.
Following Bentley with the Bentayga, Lamborghini can’t ignore SUVs segment – inevitable development trend of auto industry. According to AutoNews, the Italian supercar manufacturer is going to debut its Urus SUV next year.
The Italian supercar manufacturer is going to debut its Urus SUV next year
While the Urus is undergoing handling tests on the Nürburgring (Germany), Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali revealed that the 2018 Lamborghini Urus will use a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 as standard, producing 650 hp.
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Moreover, the new model will ride on Volkswagen Group’s modular MLB platform, which is shared with the on-sale Audi Q7, the Bentley Bentayga and the next-gen Porsche Cayenne. Generally, the Urus still focuses on speed and driving experience as other Lambos.
The Urus still focuses on speed and driving experience as other Lambos
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Lamborghino’s boss also added we’ll see the hybrid Urus a year after the standard model arrives.
With the 2018 Urus, Lambo hopes this exotic SUV will help it more than double its annual sales. The Raging Bull marque plans to produce 1,000 units of the Urus in 2018 and ramp up to 3,500 units annually by 2019. Nevertheless, that number could grow if demand is strong enough, says Domenicali.
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The 2018 Lamborghini Urus is expect to go on sale in Europe by the second quarter of 2018, with a U.S. market launch following in the third quarter at around $200,000 (₱ 9,948,417).
All-new 2018 Lamborghini Urus SUV prototype on the Nürburgring