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Lamborghini Huracan Evo arrives Down Under
All-paw Lamborghini Huracan Evo coupe touches down from $459,000 plus on-roads
5 Mar 2019
LAMBORGHINI Australia has released pricing for its upcoming Huracan Evo coupe, which is set to commence deliveries around July/August priced from $459,000 plus on-road costs.
Replacing the all-wheel-drive Huracan LP610-4 in Lamborghini’s line-up as part of a mid-life update, the Evo represents a $21,000 price rise over its predecessor, however the increase comes with upgrades in performance and equipment.
Key among the changes is the inclusion of the uprated 5.2-litre aspirated V10 engine from the Huracan Performante, which now pumps out 470kW at 8000rpm and 600Nm at 6500rpm – an increase of 21kW/40Nm.
All that power helps the Huracan Evo from zero to 100km/h in 2.9 seconds, a reduction of 0.3s compared to the original Huracan, and onto a top speed of 325km/h.
Braking is just as prodigious, with the 1422kg Huracan Evo able to go from 100km/h to standstill in 31.9 metres.
Power is channelled to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Another new feature on the Huracan Evo is rear-wheel steering, which enables greater agility at low speeds by turning the wheels against phase, and more stability at high speeds with the rear wheels turning with the front.
Trainspotters will notice the Huracan Evo also bears a slightly reworked exterior design that improves downforce and aerodynamic efficiency, with a refreshed front bumper, updated side intakes, new 20-inch wheel designs shod in Pirelli P Zero rubber, body-coloured rear diffuser, bumper-integrated twin exhausts and a new four-layer orange paint colour called Arancio Xanto.
Inside, the biggest change is a new 8.4-inch HMI touchscreen infotainment system mounted between the dashboard and transmission tunnel, featuring multi-finger gesture control, Apple Carplay, smartphone integration and satellite navigation.
A new interior trim also features, made from a mix of Alcantara and orange-dyed leather known inside the brand as Arancio Dryope.
With a clientele that enjoys extensively specifying and individualising their vehicle, Lamborghini is offering a wide range of options for the Huracan including carbon-forged composite wheels, Lamborghini’s patented Carbon Skin, a range of style packs in contrast black and body colour and Lamborghini’s Ad Personam program which offers customers a huge scope of customisation.
Aiding dynamic performance are a range of vehicle stability and engine control systems including Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI) which helps torque vectoring by distributing torque to each individual wheel, with traction helped by an electronic locking differential on the rear axle.
Lamborghini Dynamic Steering (LDS) works with the rear-axle steering to provide greater responsiveness while cornering, while the Lamborghini Piattaforma Interziale (LPI) system uses a set of accelerators and gyroscopes to continuously measure the car’s dynamic abilities and gives the car adaptive damping capabilities with the fitment of the Huracan’s new magnetic rheological suspension.
Three driving modes will be available, including Strada, Sport and Corsa.
Meanwhile, the Huracan Evo Spyder, revealed last week and set for a public debut at the Geneva motor show this month, is expected to land in Australia before the end of the year according the Lamborghini Oceania area manager Andrea Ruggiero.
There also remains the possibility of a rear-drive Huracan Evo variant coming in the future.
In the Asia Pacific region, the Huracan was Lamborghini’s best-selling model in 2018, with 576 of its 1301 total combined sales.
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