Introduced to the public in 2012 the Urus is the second Lamborghini’s SUV after the LM002. Then this concept’s unveiling was a bright and remarkable event in the car world. Impressing with its great appearance it had a powerful 440-kW hybrid engine. Shortly after, the company’s representatives said that the model would go into wide production. Aiming to refresh the popular car the Italian automaker is going to release the 2016 Lamborghini Urus SUV. Tough the Urus is built on the same platform as the Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7, it is 220 lb lighter than all these SUVs.
Exterior and interior design
As many Lamborghini’s models, the Urus has an unusual look with length of 16 ft and width of 5.5 ft. Some new off-roader’s exterior details resemble a coupe sport model. But the front side is surely SUV-looking, featuring large air intake and stylish headlights completely equipped with LED technologies. Of course, with its sleek outlines – from the hood to the rear – the model can show excellent aerodynamics. All the parameters tell about the unique quality of the car, and every element has undergone an original reinterpretation. The powerful appearance is supplemented by massive 24-inch wheels.
Inside, the 2016 Lamborghini Urus SUV offers sufficiently spacious cabin which can accommodate four or five persons, and also represents an unconventional design, especially for its class. The layout will be produced with use of lightweight materials such as carbon fiber or polymer. Technologically, the car keeps its level as well. It will include all modern auto features like a touch-screen on the console providing easy control over on-board systems, a high-quality audio system with mobile connectivity, GPS-navigation, climate control, cooling and heating systems and much more.
Engine and specifications
According some information, under the hood 2016 Lamborghini Urus will also have something to boast. It is going to be a turbocharged inline-ten engine with displacement of 5.2 liters. This powerful motor is able to produce almost 600 hp and 700 lb-ft of torque. As a hybrid model the car will also feature a plug-in electric motor. The new sport utility vehicle will get an automatic dual-clutch transmission which will provide it with all-wheel-drive. Such a powertrain will give the upcoming Urus top speed of 205 mph.