To cater to a
wider market and adding the fun of rear wheel drive, Lamborghini has just
launched the all new Huracan LP 580-2. As the name suggest, the rear wheel
driven supercar will have a 580bhp from the same naturally aspirated 5.2 litre
V10 and 540Nm of torque to do 0-100kmph in 3.4 seconds and on to a top speed of
With a newly
designed front and rear to distinguish it from the more pricey Huracan with 4
wheel drive, the car has also lost 33kgs when dry compared to the standard car
that makes it lighter and with a 40-60 weight distribution from the front to
back, the rear wheel driven Huracan making it a more of a driver’s car as it is
tuned to handle better.
Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 continues the Lamborghini tradition of pure,
visionary and technology-driven models," says Stephan Winkelmann,
President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini. "The rear-wheel drive model
fits perfectly into our Huracán family, appealing to those wanting an even more
intense driving experience, or who currently drive other rear-wheel- drive
marques and aspire to driving a Lamborghini. This is the purest expression of a
Lamborghini to date, with class-leading technological refinements. It is a
serious car for serious drivers: it is maximum driving fun."
Huracan has an entirely new power management set-up, encompassing modified
suspension, new steering set-up and recalibrated stability and traction
controls connects the driver as directly as possible with the road. The
selectable Lamborghini driving modes STRADA, SPORT and CORSA are tuned to
provide oversteering characteristics, emphasizing authentic rear-wheel drive
As in the
other Huracán models, the LP 580-2 features cylinder deactivation to improve
engine efficiency. When full engine capacity is not required, five of the ten
cylinders are temporarily deactivated by switching off one cylinder bank.
The engine is
mated to a 7-speed dual clutch gear box for lightning quick gear changes, a
variation of the Volkswagen DSG gearbox. The car is also fitted with Gyro
sensors which measure the Pitch, Roll and Yaw of the car so you can take the
car through any corner at any desired speed and the suspension will work its
Lamborghini Huracan LP 580-2 has been globally launched at a price of 150,000
euros (Rs. 1.05 Cr. Approx.)
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