Lamborghini’s first SUV, the LM002 was discontinued in 1993. Since then, after 25 years, the SUV game is getting a comeback from Lamborghini with the Urus. The first concept was shown in 2012, and finally the time has come to get a hands-on one of the production variants of the Lamborghini cars.
The Urus will share all the legendary traits of Lamborghini, and will have all the features of a versatile, family based and adventure oriented SUV. The SUV will be suitable for both everyday as well as off-road driving as well. If the customers want more off-roading features, there are options to add metal reinforced bumpers and Pirelli Tires too.
2019 Lamborghini Urus Specifications
The 2019 Lamborghini Urus comes with a twin-turbocharged 4 litre V8 engine that will be delivering 650 BHP of power and 627 pound-feet of torque. The car will have eight speed automatic transmission as well as all wheel drive too.
The Urus has improved performance, safety and comfort, all thanks to the carbon ceramic brakes which are claimed to be the largest on any production car. It has 10 piston callipers on the front of size 17.3 inches, while the rear has 4 of size 14.6 inches. There are features like adaptive air suspension that ups the SUV to a ground clearance of 9.8 inches from 6.2 inches. It also has active roll stabilisation and wheels are 21 inches. The car has a curb weight of 4850 pounds.
The Urus can go 0-60 MPH in just 3.6 seconds, and thus obtaining a top speed of 189 MPH. That makes the Urus, the fastest SUV in the market.
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2019 Lamborghini Urus Interior, Exterior and Features
The Urus will come with a very lightweight chassis made of aluminium and steel, and will have a five passenger capacity. The front of the car is very aggressive, with low coupe like roofline, body lines which are dynamic as well as short and muscular body shape. The rear side has a complex design with racing like tail lights, along with double round exhaust pipes.
The shape is very much aerodynamic with large air intakes and rear spoilers. These all increase the drag coefficient of the vehicles, while also increasing its safety and driving mechanics.
The interiors of the car is very luxurious with leather, wood, carbon fibre, aluminium and Alcantara. The whole cabin of the car has hexagonal design, that is extended to the door handles and the dashboard. The seats are electric controlled with heating, the steering wheel is three spoked multifunctional and there’s a full TFT display as well. It supports both Android Auto and Apple Carplay, and if the customer wants, there is an option for a 21 speaker set audio system from Bang & Olufsen.
2019 Lamborghini Urus Variants
After an year of production of the base Urus variant, Lamborghini is planning to release a Hybrid version, for the consumers who care about fuel economy. It will run on the same regular V8 engine.
It is said that the 2019 Lamborghini Urus will have a starting price of $200,000.
The 2019 Lamborghini Urus is destined to go on sale in Spring 2018. So, by the time you’re reading this, the Urus has already made its way to your nearest Lamborghini dealer.
It’s really refreshing to see that car makers like Lamborghini are taking the SUV market very seriously. After a hiatus of almost 25 years, the Lamborghini SUV is again coming back to rule the roads with its muscular appearance. The Urus will definitely sell like hot cakes and there’s no doubt in that. Lamborghini has put their heart and soul into making this, and they will surely reap the utmost benefits of it.