The new Lamborghini Urus flaunts the dual features from super sports car as well as a typical SUV. Urus has been termed as the world’s first Super Sport Utility Vehicle that is identified as a genuine Lamborghini, all thanks to its patented DNA. This SSUV is listed among one of the trailblazing car with exceptional dimensions, an authentic Lamborghini design and unmatched performance. Urus house an exclusive silhouette backed by some powerful flying coupe which reflects its super sports genesis. The outer proportions of the SSUV radiate strength, solidity as well as safety. The features that contribute to the success of Urus are its design, performance and driving dynamics. The combination of all this features allowed Lamborghini to come up with a SSUV while remaining constant with its original DNA.
Unique Traits of SSUV Urus
The perfect mixture of the sound from a Lamborghini engine along with features of a sports car as well as SUV provides a truly remarkable experience. The ANIMA (Adaptive Network Intelligent Management) makes this Lamborghini SSUV 2018 a safe, easy and fun driving experience. This feature enables the driver to use specific settings according to various conditions to dynamic driving. The Urus can be used as any regular day car or like a sports utility one with a special engine sound and optimum performance.
Lamborghini Urus Exterior Design
The Lamborghini Urus 2018 features a cutting-edge technology paired with distinct and streamlined exterior design that has numerous modes such as sporty, off-road and elegant. The sturdy surface of the car makes it look strong and self-sufficient while mixed tyre variants allow the car to flaunt a super sports car look. The surface aligning with the SSUV is designed to ensure that the functionality works at full capacity. The signature Lamborghini details and shapes can easily be identified like the “Y” and hexagon patterns, front bonnet featuring centre peak and cross lines on the rear end. The Urus was designed by some features drawn from the LM002 like power dome that shows the position of the engine and major diagonal lines. The frameless door featured in the SSUV is similar to the Gandini line.
The 2018 Lamborghini Urus Interior features the craftsmanship from Italy along with some of the best technology in the market. The Urus features aeronautic design with driver oriented concept that houses three TFT screens. These three TFT screens are comprised of instrument section, infotainment section, comfort based functions along with a virtual keyboard that houses hand-writing recognition software. The dashboard features a Y shape classic Lamborghini design. The interior is customizable via a selection of numerous colours and materials such as Alcantara wood finish, aluminium, natural leather and so on. Urus houses the largest number of options ever placed along with a Lamborghini. This SSUV is also the first ever super sports car with five seats.
Wheels and Driving
The new Urus 2018 provides the best performance in every possible situation which is attainable through its highly customised weight to power ratio in all SUV segments. The best-in-class driving dynamics comes with 4-wheel-steerig, 4-wheel-drive system and an active rear torque vectoring. Other features that provide power to the SSUV are the adaptive air suspension system paired with active dampers. The roll stabilization system provides continuous and immediate response when coupled with the carbon ceramic brakes and mixed type of tyres.
The standard rims featured in the front and rear end are 9.5Jx21” ET28 and 10.5Jx21” ET18 in dimensions. The brakes in the front end features aluminium 10 piston brake callipers while the rear wheel features floating 6 piston brake callipers. The front brakes have a diameter of 440mm and the rear ones have a 370mm diameter.
Urus Engine and Transmission
Lamborghini Urus brings in the V8 bi-turbo engine that provides maximum power output of 478 kW with 650 horsepower. This SSUV houses the best ratio between weight and power amidst the SUV market. The performance shown by Urus is unbeatable with 8-gear automatic transmission. The permanent 4-wheel drive system coupled with active torque vectoring helps the driver perform his best in any situation like broken road, snow covered ones, and many others. One can drive the Urus anywhere they like starting from racetrack to gravel filled country roads or even in desert. The rear axle has the torque directed towards it which means the overall dynamic behaviour is mostly sports oriented.
The engine houses 8 cylinders of maximum engine speed 6,800 rpm. The maximum torque ranges from 2,250 to 4,500 rpm. The type of transmission provided by the four-wheel drive has limited slip central differential along with an asymmetrical or dynamic torque distribution system.
The Urus can easily attain a maximum speed of 305kmph. This car can jumpstart from a standstill to at 100kmph within 3.6 seconds. For a top speed of 200kmph can be attained within a short interval of 12.8 seconds. The feature ceramic brakes help pause the car from 100kmph to a halt within 33.7 meters distance.
The curb weight of the Urus is greater than 2,200 kg with a length of 5,112 mm. The SSUV stands tall at a height of 64.5 inch with a wheel base of 118.23 inch. The front luggage compartment volume comes in two variants of 5 seats with 616 litres and 4 seats with 574 litres. The fuel tank has the capacity to hold up to 22.45 gal petrol or diesel. The SSUV consumes 12.7 litres fuel for 100 km. The Urus is eco-friendly and emits 290 g of CO2 for one kilometre.
The SSUV has been priced at £131,500 in the UK. The Lamborghini SSUV shall be available all over the globe during the spring 2018. For the users looking for add ups and personalization, the cost of the Lamborghini Urus shall further adds up to the original. Even at the basic price, the SSUV is expensive than the Bentayga. The Urus might not be a common sight on the roads as Lamborghini follows the age old tradition of making 700 cars every year.