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Three-Door Lamborghini Urus Won’t Happen, But Does Have Its Appeal 11
Dec
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Renderings on 12 11th, 2017


Three-door SUVs have a long history, despite never being the most popular body style among utilitarian car buyers.

The likes of Suzuki, Toyota and of course Jeep, have had a lot of success with them, and more recently, we’ve seen people take to the three-door Range Rover Evoque rather well – the Coupe, not the Convertible.

So while it’s unlikely anybody would spend $200,000 on an SUV that’s missing its rear doors, a three-door Lamborghini Urus could still have a few takers, as long as they accept the car for what it is and forget about the “Utility Vehicle” part altogether.

Now, as you can see, this render by X-Tomi Design is looking to portray the Urus as something even more sporty, and you could argue that it actually works, given the SUV’s already sloped roof line.

Of course, the likelihood that Lamborghini would ever build this car is somewhere between “fat chance” and “don’t hold your breath”, although finding out at some point that an Urus owner took his car to a garage and turned it into a real Coupe, wouldn’t exactly come as a shock either.



Lamborghini Urus Aims To Snag The Nurburgring SUV Lap Record 11
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Nurburgring, Reports on 12 11th, 2017


With a 0-62 time of 3.6 seconds and a top speed quoted at 190 mph, the new Lamborghini Urus is not lacking for performance credentials. But before all’s said and done, it will go for at least one more.

Car reports that Lamborghini is already planning to take its new crossover to the Nürburgring in pursuit of the production-SUV lap record. And it’s fairly confident it will take it by a comfortable margin.

The current lap record belongs to the another high-performance Italian crossover – the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio – which set a time of 7:51.7 just a couple of months ago. That was enough to beat the 7:59.74 set by the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, and the 8:14 clocked by the Range Rover Sport SVR.

With far more power on tap, the boys in Sant’Agata Bolognese apparently view victory in this particular category as a foregone conclusion. “We will do it,” the company’s chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani smilingly told Car. “We need to wait for a warmer season with good weather. We will be back in the spring.”

The Raging Bull marque is no stranger to the procedure, standing (alongside sister brand Porsche) as one of the few automakers to have cracked the seven-minute barrier at the Nordschleife in road-going production vehicles: first with the Aventador SV (6:59.73 in 2015), then with the Huracan Performante (6:52.01 in 2016).

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Dubai Police Has Probably Set Its Eyes On The Lamborghini Urus Already 9
Dec
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Middle East, Police Cars, Renderings on 12 9th, 2017


Dubai’s police fleet includes some of the hottest vehicles out there, from Porsches to Bugattis, so it wouldn’t surprise anyone if they decided to acquire the new Lamborghini Urus, too.

Until they do, designer Aksyonov Nikita has imagined what it could look like with the special dual-tone police livery and the obligatory light bar at the roof.

A Lamborghini Urus police cruiser would blend in with the rest of the division’s exotics and would make a good pair with another potent SUV they have been using for some 4 years: the Brabus B63S-700 Widestar, a tuned Mercedes G-Class that’s good for 690hp.

The Italian super SUV is less powerful, with its 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 putting out 641hp and 627lb-ft (850Nm) of torque, but even so it is faster from 0 to 62mph (100km/h), with just 3.6sec, while the Brabus does it in 4.9sec.

Top speed is superior to the Lambo too, as the Urus tops out at 190mph (305mph), approximately 40mph (km/h) more than the tuned G-Wagen, and it also gets a few cool features, including exclusive driving modes, which should make it feel right at home on every terrain, whether it’s tarmac or sand dunes.

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Lamborghini Urus Is A Must-Have For The Italian Police 8
Dec
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Police Cars, Renderings on 12 8th, 2017


Every once in a while, you’ll hear about Lamborghini donating supercars to the Italian Police, as they’ve done with the Gallardo and the Huracan.

Now that there’s an much more practical option out there, perhaps they might want to consider giving one to the Polizia as well. After all, the Urus is much more suited to the job, as it cannot just chase down bad guys, but also give them a nice ride back to the station after booking them.

This render, uploaded to Behance by designer Aksyonov Nikita, features the typical Polizia livery, meaning the car is predominantly light blue with white stripes on the side and the front fascia, plus a Tricolore stripe and the obligatory light bar on top.

Interestingly, in spite of weighing 2,200 kg (4,850 lbs), the Urus is actually quicker than the Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, as the latter needs 3.7 seconds to hit 100 km/h (62 mph), whereas the Urus does it in just 3.6. So, they’re practically equal, but it’s quite an accomplishment from Lamborghini, considering that the one is a bona-fide supercar and the other an SUV. Then again, with 641hp at its disposal, it’s much more powerful than the Gallardo and raises the bar for what a crossover can do, at least on tarmac.

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Build Your Own Urus With Lambo’s Configurator And Show It To Us 6
Dec
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Configurator, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus on 12 6th, 2017


Ok, so the world has a new Lamborghini SUV, or as the Italians call it a super-SUV in the form of the Urus so let’s have some fun time with its configurator, shall we?

As you can imagine, Lamborghini offers plenty of options when it comes building your ideal Urus, if there’s such a thing.

The world’s fastest SUV is powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 with 641hp and 627lb-ft of torque. 0-62mph comes in 3.6 seconds while the Urus won’t stop accelerating until it reaches 190mph (305km/h).

There’s a rear-wheel steering system to aid stability at higher speeds and boost agility on the corners, as well as six drive modes to choose depending on the road’s surface and mood.

The striking styling might be too much for some people but hey, it’s a modern Lamborghini and if the Urus is needed for the company to keep churning out crazy supercars, then it’s ok.

Build your own Urus on Lamborghini’s official configurator here, just don’t opt for the Parrot-Green alcantara option, we beg you.

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A Lamborghini Urus ‘Performante’ Version Makes Sense 6
Dec
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Renderings on 12 6th, 2017


Regardless of what you might think about Lamborghini’s brand new SUV, it’s hard to deny how aggressively-styled it is and how it will easily catch most people’s attention on the road.

Granted, if you already love the way it looks, you’re probably itching for Lamborghini to muster an even sportier version, which they could call the Performante, but SV would also make sense – not that any of this has been confirmed.

Still, if you want to go with the ‘Performante’, you should check out this render by X-Tomi Design, who used the most extreme Huracan ever built as inspiration.

Compared to the regular Urus, this design adds a new bumper, rear wing, decals, Huracan wheels, a blacked-out roof and a darker grille. It’s definitely meaner, but we’d like you to tell us if it’s too much, or perhaps just what the doctor ordered.

In reality, the only other Urus model we can look forward to is the PHEV, which is rumored to utilize the same power unit as the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.



Lamborghini Urus PHEV Could Use Porsche Panamera’s Powertrain 5
Dec
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Hybrids, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, PHEV, Reports on 12 5th, 2017


While it’s been reported that the new Lamborghini Urus will eventually be available as a PHEV, which powertrain it might adopt remains unknown.

However, AutoExpress explains that by using the same underpinnings as the Porsche Panamera on the Italian super SUV, it’s likely that the Urus will get the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine and electric motor that power the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

In the latter, this recipe produces a combined output of 680PS (671hp) and 850Nm (627lb-ft) of torque, taking it from 0 to 100km/h (62mph) in just 3.4 seconds, and up to a top speed of 310km/h (193mph).

By comparison, the Urus currently makes 650PS (641hp) and 850Nm (627lb-ft) of torque, and needs 3.6 sec for the 0-100km/h (62mph) sprint, before tapping out at 305km/h (190mph).

Besides the obvious power boost offered by this new powertrain, as well as the small zero-emission range, the Lamborghini Urus PHEV will also see its CO2 emissions drop to some 70 g/km. This would give it a big advantage in various markets, and it will mark the beginning of a new era for Lamborghini, as this will be their first electrified model.

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Lamborghini Launches Urus Super SUV, Gives It 641HP To Play With 4
Dec
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in featured, Galleries, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, new cars, Top 5 on 12 4th, 2017


Lamborghini has officially re-entered the SUV sector, as their brand new, high-performance Urus SUV looks ready slay any and all opponents in its segment.

According to Lamborghini, the Urus’ 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine will help it fit in perfectly alongside the Aventador and the Gallardo, and based on sheer numbers alone, it’s easy to understand why.

With 641 HP and 627 lb-ft (850 Nm) of torque at its disposal, the Lamborghini Urus is able to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.6 seconds, 124 mph (200 km/h) in 12.8 seconds, and a top speed of 190 mph (305 km/h). A plug-in hybrid option will be available later on.

The power hits all four wheels with the help of an electro-hydraulically controlled 8-speed automatic transmission, while a torque converter goes on to boost the twin turbo V8’s response. The torque split on the four-wheel drive system is 40/60, with a maximum 70% of torque reaching the front wheels on demand, or as much as 87% going to the rear.

Speaking of which, the Urus borrowed the Aventador S’ rear-wheel steering system, set to utilize counter-phase steering at low speed and in-phase steering and high speed – the former aiding maneuverability, the latter stability.

Also, in order to achieve a performance-oriented center of gravity, Lamborghini mounted the Urus’ turbocharged engine low, while also placing the central turbocharger near the combustion chambers, thus enhancing engine response.

Once you get the Urus moving, you can choose between its six drive mods: Strada, Sport, Corsa, Neve (snow), Terra (off-road) and Sabbia (sand), plus a custom mode called Ego. Neve, Terra and Sabbia will all raise the chassis of the car in order to improve ground clearance, while Strada, Sport and Corsa will optimize performance for the street and for various levels of sporty driving.

Now that we’ve covered performance, let’s talk about looks, since you know, there’s no way around how aggressively-styled the Urus is. First, we should mention that it measures 5,112 mm (16.77 ft) in length, 2,016 mm (6.61 ft) in width and stands 1,638 mm (5.37 ft) tall. To put that into perspective, a Mercedes GLE Coupe is 4,918 mm (16.1 ft) long, 2,003 mm (6.57 ft) wide and 1,720 mm (5.64 ft) tall. Meanwhile, the Urus also has a large wheel base than its rivals, measuring 3,003 mm (9.85 ft), and weighs just under 2,200 kg (4,850 lbs) – less than a Cayenne Turbo.

*Developing story

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Watch The Lamborghini Urus Presentation Here At 12pm EST 4
Dec
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in featured, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini Videos, Live Events, new cars, video on 12 4th, 2017


The Lamborghini Urus is being brought to our attention one last time, ahead of today’s live unveiling, so if you cannot wait to see it, make sure you save this link and come back at 12pm EST (6pm CET).

Billed as the game changer the Italian automaker needs, it joins the Huracan and Aventador as the brand’s third product. Technically, it represents a much sportier take on the VW Group’s Bentley Bentayga, with various parts coming from Audi.

Having being paraded as a concept since 2012, the Urus’ design won’t come as any surprise, though, obviously, Lamborghini has refined the SUV’s styling details since then.

The super SUV won’t be limited to a single model, as the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that powers it at launch, making some 650hp, is believed to be joined by a plug-in hybrid version further down the road, which will inevitably become the first production Lamborghini to benefit from electrification.

We’ll have more soon, so check back after 12pm EST. 

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This’ll Be The Last Time Lamborghini Will Tease Us About The Urus 3
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini Video, video on 12 3rd, 2017


Five and a half years. That’s how long it’s been since Lamborghini first unveiled the Urus as a concept at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show.

Over the course of that time, it’s hemmed and hawed, begged and pleaded, and more than anything, kept us on our toes about putting the crossover into production.

That all comes to an end tomorrow when the Raging Bull marque finally reveals the production model. But before it does, Lamborghini has released one last teaser video.

The clip features the company’s chief executive Stefano Domenicali looking back on the process that has taken it to this point, and forward to what’s about to come.

Just what that will be is, in Lamborghini’s own terms, “the world’s first Super Sport Utility Vehicle” – one that will not only change the company that’s been gearing up for years now to build it, but put all other performance-oriented luxury crossovers and SUVs in their place.

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Lamborghini Explains How The Countach And LM002 Influenced The Urus 30
Nov
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini Videos, video on 11 30th, 2017


We’re less than a week away from the official unveiling of the Lamborghini Urus and the company is promoting the event by releasing a new video which highlights the crossover’s design.

Starring the Head of Design at Centro Stile Lamborghini, Mitja Borkert, the clip explains how Lamborghini went about adapting its aggressive styling language to fit a large crossover. As Borkert notes, the company took a lot of inspiration from the Countach and LM002.

On the Countach side, designers worked to incorporate the car’s low profile and angle of the side windows into the Urus. The crossover also features diagonal lines inspired by the iconic super car.

Since the LM002 was the company’s first crossover, it comes as little surprise that it helped to shape its second model. In particular, Borkert says the LM002 helped to influence the Urus’ front fender vents and wheel arches.

Lamborghini went on to say the Urus has outstanding proportions and adopts the “two-thirds body, one-third window ratio” of their sports cars. The company also said the crossover has domed hood, dynamic character lines, and numerous details inspired by the Italian flag.

Despite the lengthy teaser campaign, we’ve already seen the interior and exterior. Reports have also suggested the Urus’ twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine will produce approximately 650 hp (484 kW) and 627 lb-ft (849 Nm) of torque. This should enable the crossover to accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in less than 3.7 seconds and hit a top speed in excess of 188 mph (302 km/h).

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Look At That – Lamborghini Urus Has Asterion-Inspired Taillights 29
Nov
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini Videos, new cars, video on 11 29th, 2017


Lamborghini has finally removed the covers from the Urus in their latest teaser, as the super SUV is fast approaching its official presentation date on December 4.

This allows us to take a closer look at some of its design elements, and the first thing that caught our eye is the pattern of the taillights, with “Lamborghini” lettering in between, which resembles that of the shelved Asterion hybrid supercar.

The Lamborghini Urus gets some large air intakes at the front, meant to keep its 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine cool, which, by the way, is confirmed in this teaser video as well. We also see the headlights that incorporate LED DRLs, the roof-mounted spoiler for increased downforce, quad tailpipes, and carbon fiber elements.

We already caught a glimpse of the interior design as well, which is as sporty as expected, with two-tone leather seats, flat-bottom steering wheel, ANIMA selector, unique switchgear, a generous infotainment system, and even more carbon fiber, adorning different parts of the dashboard and central console.

At this rate, unveiling the Urus next week will be a mere routine, as its performance was brought into discussion as well: 3.7sec for the 0 to 100km/h (62mph) sprint, or 3.35sec during testing, and a top speed in excess of 302km/h (188mph), so what else would you like to know about it?

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2019 Lamborghini Urus Interior Revealed, Blends Luxury With Sport 29
Nov
Posted by Michael Gauthier in LA Auto Show, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, new cars on 11 29th, 2017


Lamborghini is counting down the days to the unveiling of the Urus and we’re getting a better glimpse of the interior thanks to several photos that were posted to Instagram.

As you can see, the Urus will have a bespoke cabin that shares little with platform mates such as the Bentley Bentayga and Porsche Cayenne. Instead, drivers will be treated to a sporty cabin that features a flat-bottomed steering wheel, carbon fiber trim, and metallic accents.

Perhaps the most noticeable feature is the three different displays for the instrument cluster, infotainment system, and climate control system. The latter display resides above a large Anima (Soul) selector that provides easy access to the Urus’ six different driving modes.

Other notable features include two-tone leather seats, contrast stitching, and a prominent Lamborghini badge on the passenger side of the dashboard. We can also see hexagonal air vents and unique switchgear.

The Urus will be unveiled on December 4th and it is expected to be powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine that produces approximately 650 hp (484 kW) and 627 lb-ft (849 Nm) of torque. This will reportedly enable the crossover to accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in less than 3.7 seconds and hit a top speed in excess of 188 mph (302 km/h).

Thanks to Nathan for the tip!



This Is How Good The Lamborghini Urus Sounds In Corsa Mode 28
Nov
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini Videos, video on 11 28th, 2017


With less than a week left until the Urus’ unveiling on December 4, Lamborghini continues to dissect its upcoming luxury crossover.

The latest video released by the Italian automaker shows Chief Technical Officer Maurizio Reggiani talking about the SUV, and telling us how they were challenged to bring the DNA of their supercars into the crossover model.

However, that’s not the most important part, as the Lamborghini Urus exposes its turbo’d V8 symphony in Sport and Corsa modes. According to the company’s official, the SUV becomes “increasingly aggressive as you move into Sport and Corsa, triggering all those emotions that one associates with driving a Lamborghini.”

The Italian super SUV will have all the necessary assets to make those deep-pocketed enthusiasts forget about its cousin, the Bentley Bentayga. The list includes an aggressive design, reminiscent to the Huracan and Aventador, a high-tech cockpit, and a powerful 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine under the hood.

It’s been reported that the Urus needs only 3.3 seconds to sprint from naught to 100km/h (62mph), and tops out at over 302km/h (188mph).

These numbers should help it break the Nurburgring lap record for production SUVs, and to do so, it needs to be faster around the (in)famous German track than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV, which posted a time of 7min and 51.7sec, a couple of months ago.

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This Is How Good The Lamborghini Urus Sounds In Corsa Mode 28
Nov
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Lamborghini, Lamborghini Urus, Lamborghini Videos, video on 11 28th, 2017


With less than a week left until the Urus’ unveiling on December 4, Lamborghini continues to dissect its upcoming luxury crossover.

The latest video released by the Italian automaker shows Chief Technical Officer Maurizio Reggiani talking about the SUV, and telling us how they were challenged to bring the DNA of their supercars into the crossover model.

However, that’s not the most important part, as the Lamborghini Urus exposes its turbo’d V8 symphony in Sport and Corsa modes. According to the company’s official, the SUV becomes “increasingly aggressive as you move into Sport and Corsa, triggering all those emotions that one associates with driving a Lamborghini.”

The Italian super SUV will have all the necessary assets to make those deep-pocketed enthusiasts forget about its cousin, the Bentley Bentayga. The list includes an aggressive design, reminiscent to the Huracan and Aventador, a high-tech cockpit, and a powerful 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine under the hood.

It’s been reported that the Urus needs only 3.3 seconds to sprint from naught to 100km/h (62mph), and tops out at over 302km/h (188mph).

These numbers should help it break the Nurburgring lap record for production SUVs, and to do so, it needs to be faster around the (in)famous German track than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV, which posted a time of 7min and 51.7sec, a couple of months ago.

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