Automobili Lamborghini presents the new Lamborghini Huracán EVO: the next generation V10 super sports car, based on the prowess and performance of the Huracán Performante and incorporating next-generation vehicle dynamic control and aerodynamics.
“Lamborghini is intent on leading the advance to the highest level of super sports car technologies and driving emotion. This is the essence of the new Huracán EVO. It takes the extraordinary abilities of the Huracán Performante and combines state-of-the-art vehicle dynamic control to amplify the everyday Huracán driving experience,” says Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Automobili Lamborghini. “The Huracán EVO is the very definition of evolution: it is a step ahead, redefining the segment parameters. It is remarkably easy to drive while delivering the most responsive, sensory and agile driving experience, in every environment.”
Technological evolution amplifies driving emotion
The Huracán EVO features the 5.2 l naturally-aspirated Lamborghini V10 engine, uprated to produce higher power output and an emotional and powerful sound, with Titanium intake valves and refined lightweight exhaust system. The Huracán EVO outputs 640 hp (470 kW) at 8,000 rpm with 600 Nm of torque delivered at 6,500 rpm. With a dry weight of 1,422 kg, the Huracán EVO reaches a weight-to-power ratio of 2.22 kg/hp, accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and 0-200 km/h in 9.0 seconds. Braking from 100 km/h to 0 is achieved in just 31.9 m, with a top speed of more than 325 km/h.
Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI)
The Huracán EVO features new Lamborghini rear-wheel steering and a torque vectoring system working on the four wheels, while at the heart of the car is the unique feature of Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI): a Central Processing Unit that controls every aspect of the car’s dynamic behaviour, fully integrating all of the car’s dynamic systems and set-up to anticipate the next move and needs of the driver, interpreting this into perfect driving dynamics.
Lamborghini Piattaforma Inerziale (LPI), a comprehensive set of accelerators and gyroscope sensors placed at the car’s centre of gravity, has been enhanced to version 2.0. With improved precision, it monitors in real-time the dynamic vehicle attitude regarding lateral, longitudinal and vertical accelerations, as well as roll, pitch and yaw rate. The magnetorheological suspension, upgraded to version 2.0, instantaneously adapts the damping following inputs from the LPI. A new advanced traction control system together with enhanced all-wheel drive and torque vectoring, allows traction to be directed to a single wheel as required.
Enhanced Lamborghini Dynamic Steering (LDS), able to provide higher responsiveness in corners while requiring the lowest steering angles, is now coupled with rear-wheel steering to ensure agility at low speed, as well as maximum stability in high-speed cornering and under braking in the most severe conditions.
The unique combination of all these systems is governed by Lamborghini’s LDVI to create a super-agile and responsive car with an unparalleled level of control. Processing data in real time, the Huracán EVO recognises the driver’s intentions through the steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedal inputs, engaged gear and the driving modes selected via ANIMA controller: STRADA, SPORT or CORSA.
External conditions are determined through active suspension and all-wheel drive grip estimation function. All of this information is analysed and processed by LDVI, which turns them into precise inputs for the dynamic vehicle system. A ‘feedforward logic’ is implemented via the active controller, which means the car doesn’t just react but predicts the best driving set-up for the next moment.
In STRADA, the Huracán EVO is agile and capable of driving enjoyment, whereas in SPORT it becomes playful, intuitive and fascinating. In CORSA the Huracán EVO is sharp, reactive and exhilarating for the most extreme driving environments, such as racetracks.
Design – aerodynamic superiority
The distinctive design defined the aerodynamic advantage and enhanced driving dynamics of the Huracán EVO. A new front bumper gives the car a low, assertive personality, but more importantly assures aerodynamic efficiency via the front splitter with an integrated wing. The enlarged air intakes feature the Ypsilon shape that is inherent in Lamborghini design DNA.
The side profile of the Huracán EVO is articulately dynamic, featuring Lamborghini’s hexagon design references in the windows, the new wheel design and around the new side air intakes.
It is at the rear of the car that the Huracán EVO most distinctively evokes the power and dynamism that lies within. Reflecting the full, open, naked rear seen in its race-car brother, the twin outlets of the new sports exhaust system are positioned high up in the car’s rear bumper. At the upper end of the tail an integrated, slotted spoiler provides enhanced airflow, clearly asserting the car’s aerodynamic abilities.
The Huracán EVO’s aero competency continues with the underbody, which has been shaped to maximise aerodynamic efficiency: the new integrated aerodynamic styling of the Huracán EVO improves downforce and aerodynamic efficiency more than five times over the first generation Huracán.
The presence and purpose of the Huracán EVO resonate throughout its design, but also in the notes from its exhaust, with a super exhaust sound reflecting the increased power and dynamic abilities of this latest Lamborghini.
A new 8.4” HMI capacitive touchscreen, located in the centre console just above the start button, puts connectivity at the driver’s fingertips, with multi-finger gesture control. Governing car functions including seats, climate and the status of the LDVI system in real-time it also puts all infotainment, such as Apple CarPlay with smartphone integration, at the cabin occupants’ disposal. A multimedia system incorporates connected navigation and entertainment including web radio and video player. The intuitive interface allows voice commands and puts the driver in touch with Siri.
An optional dual-camera telemetry system is also offered via the touchscreen, allowing advanced telemetry recording and analysis. An integrated high-capacity hard disk is also available.
Colour/Trim and Lamborghini Ad Personam
The Huracán EVO is presented in Arancio Xanto, an iconic new Lamborghini four-layer colour. New 20” Aesir rims, dedicated to the EVO, are complemented by Pirelli P Zero tires.
Inside, the Huracán EVO is a luxurious driver’s car. The interior features a dedicated new EVO trim in Alcantara and leather mix, with Arancio Dryope details matching the body tone.
The new sporty and elegant trim features some bi-colour and trim options as well as a highly sportive Alcantara option. Lightweight materials such as Carbon Forged Composites and Lamborghini’s patented Carbon Skin are available on request and are highlighted by the new customisable ambient lights feature within the cabin.
Both the exterior and interior of the Huracán EVO are designed to maximise the specification possibilities, with several new options such as a wide range of Style Packs in shiny black and body colour as well as Lamborghini’s Ad Personam program, which offers virtually limitless opportunity for owners to customise their Lamborghini.
Technical Data – Lamborghini Huracán EVO
|CHASSIS AND BODY|
|Chassis||Hybrid chassis made from aluminium and carbon fibre|
|Body shell||Outer skin made from aluminium and composite material|
|Suspension||Aluminium double-wishbone suspension|
|Springs and dampers||Steel springs and hydraulic dampers.
“MagneRide” electromagnetic damper control
|Electronic Stability Control (ESC)||ESC/ABS characteristics can be adjusted via ANIMA,
ESC can be deactivated
|Steering||Electromechanical power steering, LDS steering with a variable steering ratio|
|Brakes||Hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum brake
servo unit, 6-piston aluminium callipers at the front,
4-piston aluminium callipers at the rear
|Brake discs||Carbon-ceramic discs, ventilated and cross-drilled
∅ 380 x 38 mm front, ∅ 356 x 32 mm rear
|Tires (standard)||Pirelli P Zero 245/30 R20 (front) – 305/30 R20 (rear)|
|Wheels (standard)||8.5J x 20” (front) – 11J x 20” (rear)|
|Mirrors||Electrically controlled exterior mirrors|
|Airbags||Full size dual-stage front airbags. Full-size lateral airbags.
Knee airbags in specific markets.
|Type||Ten-cylinder V, 90°, IDS+MPI dual injection|
|Displacement||5204 cm3 (317.57 cu in)|
|Bore / stroke||Ø 84,5 mm x 92,8 mm (3.33 x 3.65 in)|
|Valve control||Intake and exhaust camshafts with
continually variable adjustment
|Max. power||470 kW / 640 hp at 8,000 rpm|
|Max. torque||600 Nm (442 lb. ft.) at 6,500 rpm|
|Emissions class||EURO 6 – LEV 3|
|Exhaust treatment||Two catalysts with lambda regulation|
|Cooling system||Water and oil cooling systems|
|Engine Management||Bosch MED 17 Master Slave|
|Type||Electronically controlled all-wheel-drive system (Haldex Gen. V)
with rear mechanical self-locking differential
|Transmission||7-speed LDF dual-clutch transmission, shift characteristics variable via ANIMA|
|Clutch||Double plate clutch ∅ 187 mm (7.36 in)|
|Top Speed||> 325 km/h|
|0–100 km/h||2.9 s|
|0–200 km/h||9.0 s|
|Braking (100-0 km/h)||31,9 m|
|Wheelbase||2,620 mm (103.15 in)|
|Length||4,520 mm (177.95 in)|
|Width||1,933 mm (76.10 in)|
(incl. ext. mirrors)
|2,236 mm (88.03 in)|
|Height||1,165 mm (45.87 in)|
|Track front||1,668 mm (65.67 in)|
|Track rear||1,620 mm (63.78 in)|
|Turning circle||10.9 m|
|Weight (dry)||1,422 kg (3,047 lb)|
|Weight/power||2.22 kg/hp (4.76 lb/CV)|
|Weight Distribution||43 % (front) – 57 % (rear)|
The fuel consumption and emissions data are in the type-approval stage.