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    The Mad, Rad Lamborghini Huracan STO Debuts In Gulf-Like Colours

    Meet the sharpest, most race-oriented Huracan yet

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    It's here: Lamborghini has finally revealed the Huracan's ultimate road-going form. Meet the rear-wheel-drive Huracan Super Trofeo Omologata, their most talented and capable V10 yet.

    I can't say "most powerful", as it's got the same 630hp output as the Performate that used to top the Huracan stack, and even has less torque (417 lb-ft) on two fewer wheels driven, but what it doesn't have in shove it more than makes up for in weight and aerodynamic improvements that make it a worthy road-going counterpart to the Super Trofeo and Daytona-winning Huracan GT3 racers.

    For one, it's lighter by about 43 kilograms (95 pounds) than the Performante thanks to using carbon on 75% of the body, the front of which has been made into a single clamshell unit that includes the integrated front wing and splitter. The rear wings, meanwhile, uses a "sandwich" construction that saves 25% of material without losing any rigidity. Even the wheels are made from magnesium to reduce unsprung weight. Together with the fin and new diffuser design, the Huracan STO is 37% more effective at cutting through the air and makes 53% more downforce than the Huracan Performante -- as much as 450kg at 174mph.

    That means a speed penalty -- flat out, it can only go up to 193mph, but it can still launch to 60mph in the same time as the Performante and with its race-derived Brembo CCM-R brakes, the car can hit a standstill from 60mph in just 30 metres. And with new driving modes for road use (STO), track (Trofeo) and even rain, rear-wheel steering, and MagneRide-dampened suspension, the Huracan is packing motorsports-ready hardware.

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    Price? Immense. This is the most expensive series production Huracan at £216,677 (about US$328,000) before taxes, which puts it squarely in the sights of current Nurburgring supercar champion Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, but we'll have to wait before we see comparison tests. Unless you're Shmee150, who's already checked out the Huracan STO in person.

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    Ad Personam, Lamborghini's car tailoring and optioning suite, will grant you more than just the launch colours shown outside and inside, though the Gulf-style choice is going to be hard to top.

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    Comments (1)

    • Damn. I have fallen in love. Reminds me of the 620R, because it is of the same concept.

        8 days ago

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