The Lamborghini Hurricane Performante is faster than the Aventador SV and will be in Geneva
The brand honcho Sant’Agata Bolognese, Stefano Domenicali has confirmed in a recent interview with Digital Trends the future Lamborghini Huracán performant, ultra high performance variant of the V10 model. It was officially presented at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show, at the beginning of March, although it is likely that we may know a few days before.
With respect to Hurricane LP 610-4 standard, this variant performant promises a much more sporty behavior thanks among other things to a significant weight loss of about 100 kilograms, thanks to extensive use of lightweight materials like carbon fiber and Lightening of the passenger compartment. It should be remembered that the normal model weighs 1,422 kilograms.
This version focused on circuit mount the same 5.2 – liter V10 atmospheric Hurricane or Audi R8, but suitably adjusted to obtain a more than 610 hp which develops power in the current model. “ We will present Hurricane performant in Geneva. I think it will be very interesting and you will see why. And, of course, are preparing to launch the Urus and I guess in Geneva can tell you more,” said Domenicali.
In addition, the development manager of Lamborghini, Maurizio Reggiani, has revealed that this hurricane performant is faster than the Aventador SV, to remember marked a return to the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife in an impressive time of 6:59 minutes.
Rumors suggest a faster time than even the Porsche 918 Spyder (6:57), which is currently the fastest street model of the Ring , obviating the Radical SR8 (6:56) and SR8 LM (6:58), Circuit packs that are not suitable for road use in all markets.
And what is the secret of the Performant? As well as more power and less weight a hypothetical system of active aerodynamics that has not yet been confirmed. According to Reggiani, this advance has not yet been seen in a production model. “We found something that is great news. There, we have invented. We have succeeded in something that is much more advanced than we expected,” he concludes itself responsible for development of Sant’Agata Bolognese.