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News Lamborghini to take its Urus SUV racing

19:32  28 march  2018
19:32  28 march  2018 Source:   cnet.com

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Lamborghini 's new SUV , the Urus , has all the makings to be a bonkers automobile boasting exceptional capability both on and off road. With a twin-turbocharged V8 bringing the heat on pavement and an all-wheel drive with torque-vectoring rear differential and Torsen center diff adding credibility

The 2019 Lamborghini Urus SUV . Not only is the Urus taking people’s money like they’re allergic to it, as expected in this crossover- and SUV -obsessed world, but Lamborghini also wants this big and fast SUV to start racing —all-road racing , according to Autocar.

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Lamborghini's first SUV, the Urus, has all the makings to be a bonkers automobile boasting exceptional capability both on and off road. With a twin-turbocharged V8 bringing the heat on pavement and an all-wheel drive with torque-vectoring rear differential and Torsen center diff adding credibility off road, Lambo plans to take its SUV racing.

Exactly when and where the Urus races will be revealed at a later date, but Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali told Autocar that the future motorsport program will have to show off all of the Urus' capabilities. "We will choose a form of competition intended only for our class of vehicle. Our car has many faces. You can enjoy its beauty, it is very fast on the track, very fast off road and very fast on gravel. We will choose something that combines all of these things."

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Lamborghini is already successfully racing the Huracán through its Squadra Corsa department, and turning the Urus into a race car ( race truck? Race -UV?) is one way to push the notion that this isn't just a more aggressively-styled Audi Q8. Millionaire "gentleman drivers" also like to have fun in something

The “Super SUV ” as the Urus has been described by the marketing team in Sant’Agata Bolognese will be put through its paces in a racing competition to Taking into account the Huracan Performante travelled to the Nürburgring for a record-breaking attempt, we won’t be too surprised if it ’ s going to be

One of the faces of the Urus is outright speed, with 650 horsepower coming from a blown V8 that powers all four-wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. According to Lambo, it will shoot to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds and have a top speed of about 190 mph.

The aforementioned suspension and differentials, along with various drive modes that include Strada (Street), Corsa (Track), Terra (Land), Sabbia (Sand) and Neve (Snow) settings, promise to make the Urus an all-around "Supersport Utility Vehicle."

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