Powerful crossover Lamborghini Urus officially received the “green light” from management.
2017 Lamborghini Urus is back in the plans
Italian company Lamborghini, specializing in the production of expensive sports cars took the decision to resume work on the design and serial production of high-grade SUV Lamborghini Urus. It is expected that details of the project will begin this year, and start of selling could take place in 2017 year.
Note that last year in the Italian stable has suspended work on the SUV because of the instability in the European economy, which has affected, including automakers. However, now the company has decided to act on their initial release plans Lamborghini Urus.
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The basis for the car will serve as the universal platform of the Volkswagen concern, which will be used on the next generation of SUVs Porsche Cayenne, Audi Q7 and Volkswagen Touareg. Faithful to the principles of creation of sports cars, the engineers plan to use in the production of parts made of aluminium, magnesium and carbon fiber that will considerably reduce the mass of the vehicle and improve its dynamic characteristics.
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2017 Lamborghini Urus engine specs
As previously reported, the model will share the MLB platform with the future Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne. This architecture includes a very generous use of carbon fiber and aluminium to minimize weight. The exact composition of the power plant is still unknown, but most likely, it will include a 4-liter “eight” and the motors, whose total return will significantly exceed 600 horsepower. CEO Stephan Winkelmann has hinted that there will be another installation, but did not disclose details. It is expected that both versions will have permanent four-wheel drive.
The most probable engine will be a V-shaped eight, as the 10 – and 12 – cylinder units have considerable weight.
The Lamborghini Urus concept debuted last spring in Beijing, the final version of the public will submit at the end of 2016. SUV is positioned as “the Lamborghini for every day”. It will be lighter then the major competitors for about a 220 lbs., and will become the most dynamic, environmentally friendly and economical representative of its class.
2017 Lamborghini Urus release date
Potential future sales markets are the United States, Western Europe, middle East and Russia. The expected cost of new items will amount to about 170 thousand euros, which will make the Urus the most affordable car brand LamborghiniНовинка will go on sale in 2017.
Release date: mid 2017
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