Lamborghini Urus will be losely categorised as an SUV in the coming days, but this is no regular SUV. The first ever to be built by the German brand, the Urus is in a separate league of its own - it is the world's first Super Sport Utility Vehicle. What does that mean? Well, considering it's built by Lamborghini, it has all the sports car characterstics one can expect, but then what differentiates it from the others is the functionality typical for an SUV. Find out everything about the all new super sport UV here:
The name of the Urus comes from bulls, as is the case with all Lamborghini models. The Urus, also known as Aurochs, are extinct wild ancestors of their domestic counterparts. It really is a fierce bull, with acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 306 kmph. The Urus is uber luxurious on the inside with the laetest Lamborghini infotainment system, 12 way adjustable heated electric seats, 18 way adjustable front seats and practical as well with a 616-litre boot.
Lamborghini says the 'Urus is both a versatile car with a perfect suitability for everyday driving, and a real Lamborghini with its distinct engine sound and high performance.' Even if someone has been in the outer space for a long time and is unaware of the recent developments in the auto industry will instantly recognise the Urus as a Lamborghini, with its iconic elements, such as the 'Y' and the hexagon elements, the front bonnet with center peak and the cross lines on rear door.
In terms of interior, Lamborghini Urus is like being inside an extremely luxurious aeroplane, which displays exquisite Italian craftsmanship combined with state-of-the-art technology. The cabin has an aeronautic design and the instrument console has three TFT screens (one for the instruments, one for infotainment and one for comfort functions and virtual keyboard with hand-writing recognition) that put the driver’s needs at the forefront.
Lamborghini Urus is powered by a V8 bi-turbo engine with a maximum power output of 650 hp and the best weight-to-power ratio on the SUV market. The engine is paired with an eight-gear automatic transmission and the power is sent to a full-time four-wheel drive system with active torque vectoring. It gets four-wheel steering, adaptive air suspension with active dampers, a roll stabilisation system with continuous and immediate response, carbon ceramic brakes and mixed tyres.
Lamborghini Urus will be available with two ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) packages: “Urban Road” and “Highway”. They contain new, innovative and intelligent assistance and safety systems enabled to suit individual driving preferences. However, the secret of the Urus' driving dynamics, as Lamborghini say, is the ANIMA Selector, the key command to choose the desired setup. The vehicle adapts according to the driving mode selected.
There are three on-road modes in Lamborghini Urus: STRADA for relaxed driving, comfort and safety; SPORT for agility and responsiveness; CORSA for precision and maximum performance. The three off-road modes enhance the Urus performance even more: NEVE ensures ease and safety even on slippery surfaces; TERRA ensures comfort and ease in off-road conditions; SABBIA is meant for sandy surfaces. Finally, the EGO mode enables the driver to redefine the vehicle’s dynamics according to preferences and needs in terms of steering, suspension and traction.
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