Lamborghini Urus

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Lamborghini Urus
Lamborghini Urus at IAA 2019 IMG 0757.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerLamborghini
ProductionFebruary 2018–present
Model years2018–present
AssemblyItaly: Sant'Agata Bolognese
Designer
  • Filippo Perini (concept)
  • Mitja Borkert (production version)[1]
Body and chassis
ClassMid-size luxury crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
LayoutFront-engine, four-wheel-drive
PlatformVW MLBevo
Related
Powertrain
Engine4.0 L FSI twin-turbocharged V8
Power output478 kW (641 hp; 650 PS)
Transmission8-speed ZF 8HP automatic[2]
Dimensions
Wheelbase3,002 mm (118.2 in)
Length5,113 mm (201.3 in)
Width2,017 mm (79.4 in)
Height1,638 mm (64.5 in)
Weight2,200 kg (4,850 lb)
Chronology
PredecessorLamborghini LM002

The Lamborghini Urus is an SUV made by Lamborghini. It is powered by a twin-turbo V8 engine. It was built in 2017 and released in February 2018 for the 2018 model year.

Concept car[change | change source]

A Lamborghini Urus Concept next to a Lamborghini LM002

The Lamborghini Urus concept was revealed to the public at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show on April 23, 2012.[3] It was later shown at Pebble Beach in 2012. The concept was powered by a 5.2 L V10 engine that was shared with the Gallardo. The engine had a theoretical power output of 600 PS (592 hp; 441 kW). The power was put through an all-wheel drive power system.

The production version of the Urus was revealed in 2017. However, it looked different than the concept. It was also powered by a twin-turbo V8 instead of a V10.[4]

Powertrain[change | change source]

The 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine

The Lamborghini Urus does not use Lamborghini’s V10 or V12 engines. Instead, the Urus is powered by a 650 PS (641 hp; 478 kW) 4.0 L twin-turbo V8, which is a modified version of Audi's 4.0 L V8.[5][6] The engine is built at a Volkswagen plant in Hungary. It is then shipped to Lamborghini's assembly plant.

Performance[change | change source]

The Urus’s engine has a maximum power output of 478 kW (641 hp; 650 PS) at 6,000 rpm. The Urus has a front-engine, all-wheel-drive layout, and a top speed of 305 km/h (190 mph) making it one of the world's fastest production SUVs. The Urus can accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.6 seconds and 0–200 km/h (124 mph) in 12.8 seconds.

The Urus, like all modern Lamborghinis, has several different driving modes. Each mode has a specific purpose. The modes are: Strada (street), Sport, Corsa (track), Terra (dirt), Sabbia (sand), and Neve (snow). The Urus has a seating capacity of either four or five people.[7]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Matthew Debord (16 January 2018). "Designer of the Lamborghini Urus". Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. John Pearley Huffman (April 2018). "2019 Lamborghini Urus". Car and Driver. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  3. "Drive News - Lamborghini Urus SUV". 22 April 2012.
  4. Jay Traugott l (22 April 2012). "Lamborghini Urus concept revealed". Carbuzz. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  5. "Lamborghini Urus Reviews | Lamborghini Urus Price, Photos, and Specs | Car and Driver". Car and Driver. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  6. "New Lamborghini Urus SUV revealed in full – due in 2018". Evo. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  7. "The Lamborghini Urus is the latest $200,000 SUV". The Verge. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

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