Lamborghini Huracán

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Lamborghini Huracán
2015 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 (19884965832).jpg
Overview
ManufacturerLamborghini
Productionsince 2014
DesignerFilippo Perini
Body and chassis
ClassSportscar
Body style2-door Coupé and 2-door Spyder
LayoutLongitudinal engine in the middle, All-wheel drive
RelatedAudi R8
Powertrain
Engine5.2 L V10
Transmission7-speed dual-clutch automated manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,620 mm (103.1 in)
Length4,459 mm (175.6 in)
Width1,924 mm (75.7 in)
Height1,165 mm (45.9 in)
Curb weight1,422 kg (3,135 lb)
Chronology
PredecessorLamborghini Gallardo

The Lamborghini Huracán is a supercar built by Lamborghini. It replaces the Lamborghini Gallardo. Lamborghini showed this car first at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show and Lamborghini builds it since 2014.

Name[change | change source]

The name Huracán comes from the Spanish language. It means Hurricane. Huracán was also the name of a brave fighting bull. And the Mayan god of wind, storm and fire.[1]

Huracán LP610-4 Coupé (2014-)[change | change source]

The LP610-4 is the base model of the Huracán. It is a coupe with two doors and two seats. The name LP610-4 means that the car has a longitudinal mounted engine with 610 horsepower (449 kW) and Four-wheel drive.

Huracán LP620-2 Super Trofeo (2014-)[change | change source]

The 'LP620-2 is a rear-wheel drive version of the LP610-4 coupé. It is built especially for the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Series, a race series for Lamborghini only.[2]

Huracán LP610-4 Spyder (2016-)[change | change source]

The LP610-4 Spyder is a convertible version of the LP610-4 coupé. It was first shown at the 2015 International Motor Show Germany in Frankfurt. It has the same engine as the LP610-4 coupé.[3]

Huracán LP580-2[change | change source]

The LP580-2 is also a coupé on the basis of the LP610-4. But it only has 580 horsepower (427 kW) and only rear-wheel drive. Because of less power it is cheaper than the LP610-4 coupé.[4]

Specifications[change | change source]

Engine[change | change source]

The Huracán has the same V10 engine, mounted in the middle of the car, as the Lamborghini Gallardo. But it now has 610 horsepower (449 kW). The displacement of the engine are 5,204 cm³ (317.6 cu in).[5]

Performance[change | change source]

The top speed of the Huracán is 325 km/h (202 mph). It can accelerate to 97 km/h (60 mph) in 2.5 seconds. The Huracán weighs 1,422 kg (3,135 lb), which means it has a power-to-weight ratio of 2.36 kg (5.20 lb) per horsepower. The maximum torque is 560 Nm (413 lb ft) at 6,500 RPM. The CO2 emissions are 290g/km.[5]

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 : I would rob a bank for this b**ch". randomheads.com. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  2. "2015 Lamborghini Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo [w/video]". autoblog. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  3. "2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder". Car & Driver. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  4. "2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2: Bolognese Boogaloo". Car & Driver. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Lamborghini Huracán review". autocar.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-01-15.

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